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20 Mar 2023
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Varroa mite found on the Peninsula
Bus catches alight in Brisbane Ave
Italian Weekend planned for Ettalong in April
Happy ending for extended magpie family
First prizes to CWA branch members
Clean-up program 'uncertain' after trailer failure
Minister says koala translocation budget is exhausted
Fire brigade holds information night
Residents asked to complain about phone reception
The attraction of arboretum working bees
Fire fighters visit pre-schoolers
House fire in Booker Bay
Greens would introduce free public transport
Four election candidate join to protect Kariong land
Six groups receive Community Building funding
New kitchen opens at aged care home
Award for Latvian dresses doll
'Creative building fun' at library
Meditation to celebrate International Women's Day
Progress association wins top Tidy Towns award
Inner peace at Woy Woy library
Peninsula groups raise money through monster raffle
Painting workshop at Woy Woy library
CWA branch holds annual Easter raffle
Marine Rescue members receive new ratings
Brigade removes tree branch from road
Rotary club plants peace poles in Uganda
Restaurant celebrates five years of trading
Another dry month for the Peninsula?
Dual occupancy 'complies with planning provisions'
Parking and open space not compliant in three-unit plan
No greater disservice than to disenfranchise the voters
Where's the 'fair go' in this election?
When 'all Australia' does not include New South Wales
Gosford waterfront may stall at the drawings stage
Active case numbers triple in Woy Woy
Hospital phones temporarily out of action
Super-hero gift packs prepared for Gosford Hospital
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Opera was 'great success with beautiful weather'
Keith Potger to pay tribute to the Seekers at Troubadour
Cushion covers completed over two weeks
Organist wanted by nursing home
Student leaders attend young leaders conference
Music students to present a Night Under The Stars
Splashathon to be held on the last day of term
Fostering an intergenerational relationship
Donations made to Ettalong Public School
Under-14s team makes Buckley Shield final
Harmony Day to be celebrated on Friday
Parent-teacher interviews to require internet access
Kiera is Griffin of the Week
Students produce their own podcasts
Breakfast club serves 300 slices of bread
Boys water polo team plays in championships
St John's holds open days
Three Ettalong bowlers play in senior zone final
Swampies golf club donate to Kids in Need
Rugby club seeks players with 'transferable skills'
Top tennis results in junior state championships
Ducklings make it to grand final
Turn Around Triples attracts 28 teams
Bridge competition attracts less experienced players
Upside Down Pairs held at bridge club
Netball association holds meet and greet for umpires
Junior touch club holds presentations
First round of triples championship
Our 24th birthday - and another election
Pre-polling and polling booths on the Peninsula
GREENS - Hilary van Haren
LIBERAL - Dee Bocking
LABOR - Liesl Tesch
INDEPENDENT - Lisa Bellamy
Questions for the candidates: Do you support?
How responsive are our candidates to local concerns?
Two residents are Upper House candidates



Upside Down Pairs held at bridge club

Brisbane Water Bridge Club held its annual Upside Down Pairs competition on Monday, March 13.

The competition pairs experienced players with novice players.

"The event was so popular with those wishing to learn, the field was oversubscribed," said director Mr Peter Hume.

"In order to accommodate as many as possible it was necessary to recruit good players from Central Coast League Club Bridge Club, including Henrietta Hohnen, Anne Grayden and Wendy Mitchell."

The North-South results were:

1 Martin Johnson, Michael Greenfield 366 (61.62 per cent), 0.36 green points.

2 Henrietta Hohnen, Beryl Lowry 363 (61.11), 0.25.

3 Christine Hadaway, Carolynne Mucharsky 321 (54.04), 0.18.

4 Judy Wulff, Steve Anderson 307 (51.68), 0.12.

5 Jan Davis, Annette Clarke 298 (50.17), 0.09.

6 Jacqueline Wilson, Kerry-Anne Durrant 296 49.83), 0.07.

7 David Bowerman, Jane Power 289 (48.65).

8 Chris Hasemore, Elaine Hume 279 (46.97).

9 Jenny Buckley, Caroline Nichols 277 (46.63).

10 Robin Vaughan, Robyne Reeves 268 (45.12).

11 Ed Vaughan, Laurie Powell 258 (43.43).

12 David Snow, Carolyn Harper 242 (40.74).

East-West results were:

1 Sylvia Foster, Marcelle Goslin 347 (58.42), 0.36.

2 Dasha Brandt, Kerry Anderson 335 (56.40), 0.25.

3 Jurate Laisve, Susan Ashley 305 (51.35), 0.18.

4 Anne Grayden, Fiona Galea 304 (51.18), 0.12.

5 Karen Ody, Wendy Byrne 297 (50.00), 0.09.

6 Barry Foster, Maria Rose 296 (49.83), 0.07.

7 Lorraine Lindsay, John Aldersley 295 (49.66).

8 Hope Tomlinson, Edith Marshall 292 (49.16).

9 Jim Routledge, Coral Erikson 286 (48.15).

10 Jaan Oitmaa, Sandy Shapley 278 (46.80).

11 Jorgen Boettiger, Carolyn Girdwood 270 (45.45).

12 Wendy Mitchell, Blair Glass 259 (43.60). SOURCE: Social media, 16 Mar 2023 Brisbane Water Bridge Club

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