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Collapse Issue 472 - 24 Jun 2019Issue 472 - 24 Jun 2019
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Medium density plan for Woy Woy
Development issues not addressed, councillors told
Rotary club plans youth charity ball
Abigail wins regional training award
New construction method used
Trees removed from the dog track
Clean-up collects bottles, cans, straws and butts
Local bee features in native bee stamp and coin set
Helicopters used for bushfire safety patrol
Seven village residents aged over 100 years
Amendments to Berith St approval
Outdoor play space upgraded
Application for manufactured home
Tesch disappointed with State Budget
Ashes scattered at sea
Running festival attracts 3000
Rotary club changes presidents
Service recognised with life membership
Cinema under the stars
Dementia carer finds computer literacy liberating
Yoga festival to be held in Umina
Ticks for emergency services
Alpaca visit fantastic stimulus
Are councillors against destruction of our community?
Is an attractive denser urban environment possible?
Rotary may start dementia-friendly cafe
Hospital staff nominated for awards
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Eight productions presented at Flash Festival
Scholarship awarded to pass on aboriginal arts
Packed hall gives standing ovations
Fairy bread in maths lesson
Succes in goalball competition
Hall work
Students take part in transport workshop at museum
School unveils new playground
New principal at Pretty Beach
Wednesdays to be wrapper-free
Puppet show raises cancer issues
Pyjama days
Pyjama day
Art piece for National Sorry Day
Stage band performs
Griffins narrowly defeated in AFL
Umina surf club named Club of the Year
Two chosen for NSW squad
Woy Woy secures first rugby union win
Southern and Ettalong return to top of the ladder
Influx of female cricket players expected

Running festival attracts 3000

The 2019 Bay to Bay Running Festival saw more than 3000 people run from the Woy Woy waterfront on June 16 to raise funds for Central Coast charities.

The Bay to Bay saw a record number of runners take part in the half marathon, the 12km fun run and the two kilometre kids fun run.

This year a five kilometre fun run/walk was introduced.

Winners were Scott Westcott and Anna Heath who took out first in the Men's and Women's half marathon.

Rose Davies took first in the Women's 12km fun run and Zac Roberts and Melanie McDonald placed first in the Men's and Women's five kilometre event.

North Avoca's Jack Colreavy claimed first in the Men's 12km fun run for the fourth time.

Race director Ms Jenny Barker said the festival committee was hopeful this year's result will break into the six figures given the record participation.

"Last year's festival raised $90,764 for local charities but with this year having the best attendance of the festival yet, we're excited to learn the final figure," Ms Barker said.

"The inclusion of the 5km event as well as the changing in the time of the kids 2km event meant that more families that wanted to run together could and parents that wanted to participate in the half marathon or the 12km event had more time and options to plan their day," she said.

Major charities benefiting from the event include Camp Breakaway, the Central Coast Local Health District and St Brendan's Catholic School's The Hive program.

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