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Collapse Issue 579:<br />09 Oct 2023<br />_____________Issue 579:
09 Oct 2023
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Collapse  NEWS NEWS
Council withdraws reserve from reclassification process
Ettalong ferry service may not resume for weeks
After-hours medical service announces closure
Umina chosen for Urgent Care Clinic
Baiting program to target wild dogs and foxes
Church holds Blessing of the Pets
Brigade members walk to Little Wobby to fight fire
Ferry wharf trees removed
Four gardens take part in Edible Garden Trail
Varroa mite eradication efforts abandoned
Grants to local groups*
Cooking competition held at Umina CWA*
Shade tree group seeks 'watering angels'
Monthly community breakfast raises funds for hall*
Dementia cafe held last week*
The reward of removing a weed
Crafts centre to hold exhibition and sale*
Food donated to Mary Macs for pets
Pelican Park and cricket club benefit in State Budget*
Official 'farewell' as Jane steps down from presidency*
Heritage boat challenge to run along Woy Woy channel*
Gardening club meets at Umina library*
Marine rescue training*
Rotary club holds Swinging 60s night*
Rotary club holds trivia night*
Council announces second year of 'stable' finances*
Free graffiti removal kits*
Low monthly rainfall for September
Collapse  PLANNING PLANNING
Planning Panel insists on boundary landscaping
Proposal for 21 flats in Trafalgar Ave
Submission claims consultant's remarks are offensive
Removal of large street tree approved by planning panel*
Architects show options for Peninsula Plaza
Lions Park future joins other Peninsula consultations
Two petitions oppose Austin Butler reclassification
Little about Peninsula in Strategic Planning Statement*
Collapse  FORUM FORUM
Reserve is less than a metre above sea level*
C'mon Rik, hit up that nice Mr Minns for some trees
Trees are not the enemy, urban heat is
Keep an eye out for sick pelicans as weather warms
No action on Peninsula heat island health crisis
Change of Hart, but not out of the woods
Yes, no or I don't know*
Collapse  HEALTH HEALTH
Aunt moves in to aged care facility to be near neice
Collapse  ARTS ARTS
Umina artist wins ephemeral art prize
Musicians support Yes vote*
Patchwork group member showns three recent quilts*
Collapse  EDUCATION EDUCATION
Early childhood educators meet up at St John's
Woy Woy South is 'excelling', says principal
Positive behaviour brings joy, says principal
Call for parents to label jumpers
School raises almost $5000 through skipping challenge
A range of improvements at Woy Woy South*
New roofs on two school blocks
Students take part in netball gala day
Ettalong holds 'shelter in place' drill*
Donations wanted for Christmas raffle*
Collapse  SPORT SPORT
Ettalong Eagles in zone bowls finals
Woy Woy Lions under-12s show them how it is done
Ettalong charity bowls raises $1000
Outrigger club attends first regatta for season
Bunnies to hold annual general meeting*
Cricket club receives grant for mobile scoreboard*
Cycling club holds two rides from Woy Woy
Bridge club announces Saturday 'best three' winners
Fab Fenton hosts sports trivia quiz*
Beach patrol season starts
Surf club team completes Kokoda Trail trek
Association announces 'phase two' netball players
Social bowls ahead of NRL final
Photographers wanted for park run
Roosters announce signings for 2024
Two major soccer awards to Southern and Ettalong
Council grants $2000 for soccer marquee*
Boardriders hold joint party*
Swans receive grant for canteen equipment*

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Swans receive grant for canteen equipment

The Woy Woy Peninsula Swans Junior AFL Club has received a $2500 Federal grant to buy canteen equipment including a chest freezer and barbecue utensils.

Member for Robertson Dr Gordon Reid said: "I congratulate the Woy Woy Peninsula Swans on their grant funding from the Stronger Communities Program," Dr Reid said.

"The Program supports local organisations with infrastructure and equipment needs.

"I am pleased to see grant funding go towards supporting volunteers at the Woy Woy Peninsula Swans.

"It is important that our local sporting clubs are well resourced so that they can continue supporting and encouraging younger Australians to be active and part of a sporting team."he said.

Swans president Ms Lara Davis said the grant funding would support the club better manage its canteen.

"The canteen forms a central hub for the club, part of the socialising for parents during training and a zone of excitement for kids on game days".

"The canteen and barbecue are run by our parent volunteers.

"A lot of the canteen equipment is old and required upgrading," she said.

The chest freezer would be used to store ice in case of injuries.

For information about the Peninsula Swans, email psjafl@gmail.com.





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