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4 Sep 2023
Community groups oppose Austin Butler reserve sale
Reclassification to proceed
Tesch opposes reserve reclassification and sale
Hart urges community to consider options
Residents reject tree trade-off and call for planning review
Woolworths has 'no detailed plans'
Tree planting should be routine for Council, says GUST*
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Butchery passes out of family after almost 100 years
Mechanical issues cause pause in dredging
Pelican Island vandalism investigated
Bays group seeks submissions about road safety
Pirate and nature themes chosen for Pelican Park playground
CWA branch president steps down
Medal awarded for fighting fires overseas
Three gardens listed for Edible Garden Trail*
Pearl Beach community breakfast
Men's Shed installs library box for Girl Guides
Rotary team raises $13,500 in Variety Bash
Two automatic restaurant fire alarms in three days*
Bushfire survival planning advice is offered
Rotary club is 'busier than ever'*
Rotary seeks unused mobile phones
Dog plan signals 'enhancements' at Ettalong*
Baking a moist apricot roll
'Cross-generational' gaming model workshop*
'Get Ready' event at Patonga
Lions urge residents to book fire safety visit
Registered club joins with others to donate to charity*
Successful barbecue at West Gosford*
Visit to marine discovery centre*
Rotarians take time out for coffee*
Above average rainfall for August
Strategic review consultation is dropped
Thank you for finding my card
Memorial Ave land needs protection
The banks want a cashless society: This is why
Save last remaining shade trees in Woy Woy
Ambulance station officially opens
Aboriginal artwork part of new hospital display
Activities broaden at aged care home*
Rotary clubs hear about women's health centre*
New wing of aged care home to be occupied in October*
More overseas workers for aged care
Information about services for older people*
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Baby quilts to be donated
Ephemeral Art Trail to open for a month
Painting workshop held at library*
Patchwork group member shows baby quilt*
School survey shows decrease in bullying
Book Week parade 'enjoyed by one and all'
Parents seek members after stall is cancelled
Volunteers wanted for disco
Jacob's national best
Holly is now top archer
Visit to Lucas Heights
Success in regional Oz Tag gala day*
Students spend Skills Week 'learning by doing'*
Skiping raises $4075
Talent show at Woy Woy
Kindergarten open day
Woy Woy Oval to host rugby union finals
Woy Woy defeated 73-0 in last game of rugby season*
Umina women's major pairs final
Two pairs sponsored to State bridge play-offs*
Best weather for charity bowls*
Father's Day bowls
Annual RUOK bowls daya at Umina
Surf club seeks teams for 24-hour rowing fundraiser*
Grants for surf club equipment*
Netball association starts finals series
Net Set Go presentations
Surf club wins innovation award*
Grant for new goal post pads*
Cycle ride to Gosford*
Swans receive Federal grant*



Two pairs sponsored to State bridge play-offs

Jaan Oitmaa and Sylvia Foster have won the Brisbane Water Bridge Club's annual Opens Pairs Championship on Saturday, August 26.

Together with second place-getters Lorraine Lindsay and Richard Carter, they will be sponsored by the club in the State Play-offs in November.

Despite a smaller field than in previous years, director Alan Bustany ensured every pair played everybody else.

The bridge was competitive with many grand masters in the field.

Results of the morning session were:

North-South results:

1 Lorraine Lindsay, Richard Carter 186.0 (62.00 per cent), 0.60 red points.

2 Kerry-Anne Durrant, David Adams 156.0 (52.00), 0.42.

3 Judy Wulff, Susan McCall 149.0 (49.67), 0.30.

East-West results:

1 Jaan Oitmaa, Sylvia Foster 202.0 (67.33 per cent), 0.60 red points.

2 Martin Johnson, Chris Hasemore 180.0 (60.00), 0.42.

3 Karen Ody, Jim Routledge 156.0 (52.00), 0.30.

Results of the afternoon session combined were:

1 Pamela Joseph, Janice Donohoe 141.0 (56.40 per cent), 1.02 red points.

1 Jaan Oitmaa, Sylvia Foster 141.0 (56.40), 1.02.

3 Judy Wulff, Susan McCall 138.0 (55.20), 0.60.

4 Lorraine Lindsay, Richard Carter 136.0 (54.40), 0.40.

5 Karen Ody, Jim Routledge 135. 0 (54.00), 0.30.

6 Stephen Calcroft, Roy Cotton 128.0 (51.20), 0.24.

Overall results were:

1 Jaan Oitmaa, Sylvia Foster 343.0 (62.36 per cent), 1.62 red points.

2 Lorraine Lindsay, Richard Carter 322.0 (58.55), 1.00.

3 Martin Johnson, Chris Hasemore 299.0 (54.36), 0.42.

4 Karen Ody, Jim Routledge 291.0 (52.91), 0.60.

5 Judy Wulff, Susan McCall 287.0 (52.18), 0.90.

6 Kerry-Anne Durrant, David Adams 275.0 (50.00), 0.42.

7 Pamela Joseph, Janice Donohoe 272.0 (49.45), 1.02.

8 Edith Marshall, Hilary Owen 262.0 (47.64).

9 Dasha Brandt, David Bowerman 259.0 (47.09).

10 Stephen Calcroft, Roy Cotton 244.0 (44.36), 0.42.

11 Kerry Dwyer, Laurie Powell 232.0 (42.18).

12 Marcelle Goslin, Christine Hadaway 214.0 (38.91).

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