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Collapse Issue 428 - 18 Sep 2017Issue 428 - 18 Sep 2017
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Oyster Festival absorbed into larger Wyong festival
Wagstaffe store parking may be resolved
Asbestos exposure raised in parliament
McEvoy oval amenities are officially opened
Commitment to put railway crossing on council agenda
Mehrtens was only one to gain quota on first preference
Marquart likely to be elected
Labor, Liberal and Holstein look set for council
Risk to natural reserves and national parks
Changes to crossing and parking at Umina school
Rotary club to hold book fair
Guided walk to Wondabyne
Arboretum's 41 years is celebrated
Mingaletta forms agreement with engineering company
Proposal to build four dwellings
Energy presentation at Hardys Bay
Beekeeper speaks at Rotary
Day to publicise local support services
Police join for memorial sports day
Collapse  FORUM FORUM
Excuse needed for pre-poll voting
Authors congratulated for thought-provoking plan
What's happening to the weather?
My mother has died
Don't forget the Peninsula
The politicians we deserve
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Day of craft and food for mental health
Hat Day parties for mental health
Memory Lane program recognised
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Art fair to be held at Pearl Beach
Artisans' trail to be held in Patonga
Four local artists received Bouddi Foundation grants
Jazz to be played in the arboretum
Wine fair to be held at Memorial Hall
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Wins in regional spelling bee final
Shoe boxes wanted
Children's mass to be held in Woy Woy
Debating team makes it to the top
Money for landscaping
Kindergarten students visit reptile park
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Junior Bunnies snare three premierships
Mixed results in junior rugby union
Wombats hold registration days
Locals win zone singles bowls titles
Club bowls finals held at Woy Woy
Spring pair champions

Excuse needed for pre-poll voting

In regards to the front page of your edition 427, nothing in this item referred to who was eligible to vote at the pre-polling day.

I am 77 years old and have an Allied Health Services under Medicare for Patients with a chronic medical condition and complex care needs.

I was in Woy Woy at the time and thought it would be a good time to vote, so did probably 100 plus others standing in the wind.

I approached the desk with the person and computer, gave her my name and then I was asked for my street in Umina which I supplied.

She picked up the form initialled it and said "Why can't you vote tomorrow?" in a not so pleasant and aggressive voice.

I did say I had not seen anywhere, anything, printed out that you could not vote without an excuse for not voting on Saturday.

I have no way of checking that the person checked off my name as having voted.

I am just grateful that my wife of 50 years with lung cancer for the last 14 plus months was not there.

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