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Development action groups to consider joining forces
Mehrtens questions generator pollution at Woy Woy tip
Palm Beach ferry runs aground
Technical failure blamed for ferry grounding
Nursing home approved for sensitive bushland
ACF branch to raise Hillview St objections with Ministers
Celebrating 100 years
Approval to strata subdivide Atlantis building
Chamber calls for 'swift action' on local planning panels
CCTV cameras installed at Umina
Anzac Day services around the Peninsula
Veterans' families to receive commemorate crosses
Environment network to screen seismic testing film
Labor promises second Ettalong foreshore project
Money raised to restore community garden
Almost a tonne of waste taken from Empire Bay waters
Feedback wanted on water price drop
Charity run to include new event
Bays group holds annual meeting
Easter book fair held for 43rd time
Events planned for Youth Week
Free school holiday activities
Free activities for families with young children
Kids' market will have Easter theme
Volunteers receive community service awards
Pride of workmanship awards have been presented
Rotary to develop better communication strategies
Ulysses motorcycle club looks for new members
CWA members take out competition awards
CWA vegan scones in demand at festival
Trees planted at CWA hall
Men's Shed to hold garage sale
Dinghy retrieved from channel
Garage sale for Sydney eye hospital
Produce swap at community garden
Easter hat parade
Elders speak on Harmony Day
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Charity lunch for disabled surfers' association
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Ettalong commercial zone should have three-storey limit
We need to address State planning laws
Time for exhaustive consultation again
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Seriously reckless behaviour in school traffic
Consider an independent
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New plastic surgeon at hospital
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Grant for a new garden
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Chinese folk dancers for Harmony Day
Students learn history from Grandpa Fred
Hall redevelopment
Learning about native wildlife
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Jemma Smith named for three international events
Southern Spirit juniors finish an undefeated season
Ettalong junior part of winning Central Coast bowls side
Umina juniors contest grand final
Bowlers celebrate work of their patron
All swimmers competed in finals
Rugby league players selected for schoolboy teams
Stridsman trains in Colorado Springs
Jemma Smith featured in national campaign
Ettalong competes in summer league
Ettalong women's major singles final

Volunteers receive community service awards

The Rotary Club of Umina Beach has awarded its 2019 Community Service Awards.

Each year the club delivers the awards to community members who have provided outstanding service to the Peninsula community in a voluntary capacity.

This year's recipients were Ms Antonia Fenech, Mr Brendan Knight, Mr Colin Kaye, and Ms Kate Hall.

Club publicity officer Mr Geoff Melville said Ms Fenech was nominated by Mr Andrew Leahy for her enduring commitment to a number of community and charitable organisations spanning over 38 years, including the Rural Fire Service, Umina PCYC and Youth Angle.

Mr Knight was nominated by Mr Bruce Croft.

"Brendan is cellarmaster at Club Umina and has provided wonderful assistance to our club in many of our community fundraising activities for our local community," Mr Melville said.

Mr Melville nominated Mr Kaye for his community spirit and voluntary services to local cancer patients.

"Colin is a retired principal from Terrigal Public School and, since his retirement, he has volunteered for over eight years driving locals to and from Gosford Cancer Clinic and to and from Sydney on behalf of the Leukemia Foundation," Mr Melville said.

Ms Hall was nominated by Mr Ryan White for her efforts in boosting the profile of the Peninsula Floorball Club and growing the sport across the Peninsula.

"Kate has been inspirational in leading the Peninsula Floorball Club which provides competition from juniors through to seniors to over 170 local people.

"In doing so, she serves in four administrative roles as well as running the night competitions every Tuesday night at the Peninsula Leisure Centre," Mr Melville said.

A special surprise award was also issued to Mr Melville, in the form of a State Community Service Award, which was presented by Member for Gosford Ms Liesl Tesch.

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