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Council staff recommend Farnell Rd proposal approval
Work to start on Woy Woy wharf
Quick survey finds Woy Woy Bay in 'good condition'
Everglades catchment drain upgrade completed
Exchange student celebrates birthday in Australia
Red Shield doorknock planned for May
Man escapes serious injury in shore dump
Ettalong residents group to hear about development
Handful of people attend ballot draw
Approval recommended for house exceeding limits
Patonga Wharf is declared safe and satisfactory
No 'stench' or corrosion found
NBN would fix home cabling under Labor, says Charlton
Papua New Guinea delicacies on show
Easter hat parade
Woman loses 28 points in one incident
Baptist church holds annual fete
Fire safety advice was 'pertinent'
CWA branch sponsors Guide Dog puppy
Surprise visit from Scottish relative
Easter theme at Kids' Market
Retiree becomes a millionaire
Grandmother and granddaughter receive awards
Police urge residents to lock their cars
Anzac service conducted at aged care home
Biggest Morning Tea held at church
Interactive wildlife evening at Rotary
Retiree writes about earlier life
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Over-dependency on cars remains
Fix the parking in Ettalong
Add $10 million for foreshore work
CCTV needed in Chambers Place
More open parliamentary discussion time needed
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Meals on Wheels opens 'community restaurant'
Hospital promotes NDIS services
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Rotary club forms committee for Opera in the Arboretum
Folk club to celebrate 20 years
Pearl Beach concert to showcase student achievements
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School requires shirt swap
Teachers and students donate hair in fundraiser
Selected for Global Games
Term ends with cross country run
Umina comes second in Woy Woy Cup
Students visit retirement village
Toy cars wanted
Students plant a garden bed
College excels at Royal Easter Show
Productive term at Woy Woy
Students and staff join in hat parade
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Local surf clubs return from Aussies with medals
Bowls championship ends at Ettalong
Tahlia wins five medals at Australian championships
Gymnastics coach selected for world competition
End of an era as JB finishes his last patrol
Soccer secretary wins administrator award
Woy Woy loses hard-fought rugby union match
Charity bowls held at Everglades
Host to masters' darts titles
Flags lowered with pizza and music
Surf club to hold annual meeting

Teachers and students donate hair in fundraiser

Two teachers and two students from Ettalong Public School have raised more than $3000 between them by cutting their hair for the Kids with Cancer Foundation

"Here at Ettalong Public School we take pride in supporting the notion that one person can make a difference in this world," said principal Ms Lynn Balfour.

She said that so when a student suggested that the school hold an event to raise money for charity "we jumped at the chance".

Throughout March and April, the school ran the campaign which would see two students and two teachers donate their hair to Variety Australia to be made into wigs for people in need.

The event culminated on April 5 with a hair cutting assembly for the school community.

"Our teachers Mr Matt Boutland, Mr Joel Travers and one student all shaved their heads, while the other student cut off over 30cm of her hair."

The school has raised $3088 for the Kids with Cancer Foundation, with the fundraising page still accepting donations on the Everyday Hero website.

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