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10 Jul 2023
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Free shuttle ferry service starts today
No extra cleaning for Pearl Beach amenities, says Hart
Man charged after woman dies on Ocean Beach Rd
Bank celebrates 25 years of community bank model
Three Rotarians to take part in Variety Bash
Peninsula donations build house for Cambodian family
Club's oldest member attends changeover
Volunteers wanted for Wednesday morning dunecare
Woy Woy library celebrates 75 years
CWA members make bread and butter pudding
Woy Woy Rotary holds changeover dinner
Dementia cafe provides social get together
Naidoc Week event well attended
Aged care costs presented at Woy Woy library
No objection to tourist map, but . . .
Rotary club represented at district changeover
Smartphone workshops held at Patonga
Men's Shed to decide whether to relocate garden beds
Men's Shed makes hive boxes for native bees
Weekend of training for Marine Rescue
Aged care provider nominated for business award
Australian film features at Pearl Beach movie matinee
Social evening for Rotary club
Men's Shed help with Tea Cosy Expo
Local women wanted for Women's Advisory Council
Reid calls for mindful use of plastics
Strategic planning for veterans' support services
Second lowest June rainfall in 19 years
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Height exception requested to fix flats' roof leaks
Three-unit proposal supported despite non-compliance
Brickwharf Rd decision shows benefits of submissions
Planning Panel calls on council to involve it in appeals
Residents encouraged to request landscape plans
Panel approves DA involving council staff member
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Action on flooding? It won't happen
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First residents to move into aged care extensions
Breastscreen bus leaves after another season
Aunty Di joins Hall of Fame for dedication to service
Umina health service wins Patients First Award
Accreditation review includes 'a lot of positive feedback'
Provider calls for more aged care funding
Ready to get back in the pool
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Actors sought to fill two lead roles in October
Getting started with eBooks?
Double-header at next folk club concert
Festival seeks administrative support volunteer
Winter floristry offered at arts and crafts centre
Finished projects shown at patchwork group
Course about painting from photos
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Bishop leads mass for school's 100th anniversary
Dressing up as 100-year-olds
'Game On' for Umina disco
Jack Edmunds wins Excelsior Award
College features teacher profile in social media
Mariners' vibe manager visits local schools
'Meal deal' for athletics carnival
Photography winners chosen
Students do 30 push-ups every lesson for a month
Disco to be held to raise money for 'decodable' readers
Reverse Mufti Day raises money for charity
Students invited to submit 90-second video speech
Two students spell their way to represent school
Community childcare has Teddy Bear Picnic Day
School visit mentioned in Federal parliament
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Umina E-Gals win 4-0 against Kincumber
Handicap Pairs championship final played at Umina
IRB championships held at Ocean Beach
Bridge club holds annual winter teams championship
Tour de Central Coast is just over the half way mark
Terrigal women have clinical win
Four life memberships awarded by surf club
One-sided clash saw Gosford run out winners
Third loss at home for Southern-Ettalong
Terrigal wins in scrappy soccer match
Warnervale win in a one-sided match

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College features teacher profile in social media

Brisbane Water Secondary College has featured a profile of mathematics teacher Ms Lisa Waite on its social media page.

The profile describes Ms Waite as "a globe-trotter who's lived in Scotland, Jamaica, Netherlands, Cyprus, Italy, Wales and England but finally found her home in Australia for the last 16 years".

"She's a passionate and dedicated teacher who loves inspiring young minds to love maths just as much as she does," said principal Ms Rebecca Cooper.

"Ms Waite's career journey started as a chemical engineer in the nuclear industry with British Nuclear Fuels.

"She worked in high-level nuclear waste treatment and was responsible for decommissioning buildings before transitioning into teaching.

"She chose teaching as a career change as she wanted to experience a sea change.

"She enjoyed maths at school and soon discovered her love for teaching it.

"Her future plans are simple: to continue enjoying life just as it is."

Ms Waite was said to live by the principle "treat others as you would like to be treated".

"When she's not teaching, Ms Waite enjoys pottery and ceramics.

"She also loves roller skating, board games, and is a big NRL fan of the Rabbitohs.

"For her, success is all about having a balanced life, enjoying a bit of everything that life has to offer."





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