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Clydesdale horses visit aged care facility
Urban spatial plan goes on public exhibition
Testing 'stopped' of water blamed for pelican deaths
Only six Peninsula bike paths in list of 142
Peter Bagnall steps down as surf club president
Bushwalking family rescued after night outdoors
Electorate's community projects are on the Peninsula
Cafe owner asks for removal of conditions
Call for disability facilities in playground upgrades
Drifting yacht recoverd by RMS
Proposal for two-storey gym at Club Umina
Councillors differ on local planning panels
Umina skate park design report released
Three two-storey townhouse development replicated
Applications to demolish homes and erect townhouses
Short-term accommodation approved
Two homes to be replaced by double-storey building
Manufactured home approved under delegation
Council to set sports fields charges
Water restrictions being considered
Mayor and deputy mayor to face election
Program of events for 90th anniversary
Celebratory event has boutique wine and gourmet food
Girl Guides to celebrate 70 years
Ethan is organiser of school strike
Matthew Calbert is named Young Volunteer of the Year
CWA branch receives recognition statement
New Rotary club receives its charter
Men's Shed holds its Spring garage sale
Dog event raises $5000 for Guide Dogs
Nine trees planted in Springwood St
CWA branch has morning tea with youth service
Church holds service of appreciation
Rotary to use grant for aged care equipment
Rotary club hears about PCYC
Sites sign up for garage sale trail
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Tree removal threatens local beauty
Thanks for rescuing me
The Great Uneducated?
Alleviation works fail to address flooding problem
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Brenda receives her OAM for stroke awareness
Finalist in business awards
Hospital staff take colourful approach to Stroke Week
Surf club takes on RUOK Day message
Scuba diving offered as physical therapy
Surgeon accredited to use laser for haemorrhoids
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Bouddi arts trail over long weekend
Jazz, roots and blues singers at folk club
New musical is 'proof of concept'
Exhibition to launch Coastal Twist Festival
MP supports Rainbow Windows competition
Artisan market at Woy Woy
Umina resident helps organise women's jazz festival
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Students use 3D printer
College welcomes new Umina principal
First excursion for kindergarten students
Keearn makes national Oztag team
Goalball teams play in State championships
Logs have 'mysteriously disappeared'
Annabelle's success continues
Teacher honoured with Education Week award
Pretty Beach staff members honoured
Students raise $1000 in backpack challenge
Superheroes in parade
Students take part in Cultural Continuum excursion
Working bee results in new look garden beds
College students and staff visit Empire Bay
Students raise funds for Legacy
Students show off cooking skills
Students paint with light
Brainstorming ways to make learning more innovative
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Jemma takes gold in canoe world championships
Umina crown NSW Surf Life Saving Club of the Year
Southern and Ettalong United defeated by Gosford City
Bailey makes finals of Ironman trials
Three boxers succeed at Queensland Golden Gloves
Asha to compete in dirt track titles
Women's Seven team hang up their boots
Roosters under-10 team undefeated in five years
Club offers free training in return for work
Rugby Union presentations

Surf club takes on RUOK Day message

Killcare Surf Life Saving Club is urging the community to take on board the message of RUOK Day, which was held on September 12.

"One of the great things about belonging to a club like Killcare is that you are surrounded by people who care," said club information officer Mr Craig Sheppard.

"The very nature of people who put up their hand to train, qualify and then pay money for the privilege of giving up hours and hours of their favourite season to put themselves in danger to pull people out of harms way, means that there's plenty of people you can talk to if you're struggling.

"Tragically, we have lost club members to suicide in the past and we never want it to happen again.

"If you are feeling up against it on any front, please know we're here to help.

"You can talk to any of the club hierarchy or simply put up your hand to someone you know and trust.

"It can be hard to ask for help, but please ask.

"On the other side of the coin, we spend relatively short but intense periods with each other, whether it's your patrol, Nippers, committee meetings, comps, the list goes on.

"The simplest of questions - are you ok? - can be the start of a journey out of the mire for someone.

"Ask it.

"This is also an appropriate place to reiterate that the club has zero tolerance for bullying and discrimination of any kind for any reason.

"Everyone is welcome at Killy no matter your race, gender, religion, sexuality or anything else that makes you, you.

"If you see it or are experiencing it at any level, from our youngest nippers to our most senior ranks, we want to know.

"We have a formal grievance procedure in place or you can simply tell someone you trust and rest assured it will be dealt with appropriately.

"We're not just about helping strangers in the water, we're here to help and support our clubmates.

"If you feel caught in one of life's rips, put up your hand and we'll come and get you.

"If you spot someone who's been 'out the back' longer than you think they can handle, ask if they're ok," Mr Sheppard said.

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