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13 Jun 2023
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Residents call for nine council wards
Support sought for arboretum projects
Woy Woy morning serenity
Action for Austin Butler reserve
Petition started to reclassify Memorial Ave reserve
Residents asked for evidence of foreshore erosion
Petition started to reclassify Memorial Ave reserve
Shoppers urged to check their receipts
Medal awarded to Marine Rescue unit commander
Rotary club presents service and excellence awards
Biggest morning tea raises over $2500
Firefighters called to car accident
Mingaletta elders take part in reconciliation gathering
Litter and debris removed from rocky foreshores
Organic food network seeks new members
Baby hampers celebrate CWA branch birthday
Marine Rescue unit holds awards presentation
Mingaletta gets grant for play area, awnings and signs
Probus club seeks more members
Reid backs appeal for Mary Macs
Regional women's network to hold two charity events
MP offers grant information subscription
Opportunity to hold young rock wallaby
Council holds survey of water and sewer services
Year's rainfall is down 40 per cent
Application to amend complying development certificate
Ettalong 'more liveable' than Pearl Beach, says RMIT
Men's Shed applies for occupancy certificate
Resident feedback wanted on my performance
Hospital auxiliary re-opens kiosk after 18-month closure
Families may join tours of new aged care section
Choir performs for 'care residents'
Overseas staff to start in aged care in July
Raising awareness for mental health
Virus numbers drop by 30 per cent
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Ephemeral Art Trail applications close soon
Corn Nut Creek to sing at folk club
Copies of CWA history book are still available
Art and photography camp at Cockatoo Island
St John's school celebrates 100th birthday
New coffee machines for Woy Woy campus
School to use student diary cover designs
History students hear from university experts
Jacob is likely to represent NSW
Peninsula schools reach jersey design final
What makes St John's different?
Happy birthday, Mr Barr
Girls finish fifth in North Sydney touch football finals
Visit to cyber-security company
Aboriginal-themed shirts delivered early
Variety night includes dance, music and drama
School invites parents to 'walk and chat'
Students 'mother-up' two sets of newborn goats
Landcare grants for Woy Woy and Ettalong schools
Peninsula soccer clubs face off in match of the round
East Gosford defeats Umina in women's premier league
Umina is named surf life saving club of the year
Ettalong Bowling Club starts under-18 academy
Bowls volunteers recognised with awards
Two Tour de Central Coast events to start at Woy Woy
Sponsorship for Little Athletics
Last bowls club championship for the year
Clean-up around new nets
Bridge club donates $1600 to Food Pantry
Forum to shape the future of women's soccer



Two Tour de Central Coast events to start at Woy Woy

Central Coast Bicycle Users Group will hold two events from Woy Woy this week as part of its Tour de Central Coast series.

On Thursday, June 15, the group will cycle from Fishermen's Wharf to Gosford, starting at 8am.

The 25km ride is expected to take two hours and is described as "an easy ride along the shared path to Gosford and back"

The group will stop for coffee, at a location yet to be decided.

On Saturday, June 17, the group will ride from the railway station to Pie in the Sky cafe at Cowan.

The medium-hard 95km ride is expected to take around six hours, starting at 6:30am, at an average speed of 22-24 kph.

It is described as "a moderate paced ride from Woy Woy to Pie in the Sky cafe Cowan and back, through the picturesque Brisbane Water National Park and over the Hawkesbury River".

"Designed for more experienced riders, we mostly utilise the old Pacific Hwy and include five longish climbs (Kariong, Mooney-Calga, PiTS, Mt.White and Mooney-Somersby)," said ride leader Mr Alan Corven.

"There's nothing too steep, but you'll certainly know you've been up a few hills by the time you get home."

The altitude gain for the ride is 1700 metres.

The ride starts at Woy Woy station near bus stop A or riders may join at Kariong bus stop 40mins after the start time.

Riders are advised to bring water, snacks and money for coffee or a drink at Pie in the Sky or another cafe. They may "opt-out" at Brooklyn for a train home if required.

For both events, riders are asked arrive at least five minutes before start time to sign on.

For further information, call 0414 538 977.

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