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Collapse Issue 481 - 28 Oct 2019Issue 481 - 28 Oct 2019
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New Woy Woy wharf plans announced
Bowling club celebrates Kitty's birthday
Plans for new Umina Mall 'shovel-ready', says owner
Month-long consultation about Woy Woy
Man dies following head-on crash
Workshop about planning for emergencies
Secure housing found for homeless people
Work begins on Hillview St nursing home
Proposal submitted for oval facilities
Council meeting proposed to answer resident questions
Proposal for four townhouses in Allfield Rd
Five townhouses approved under delegation
Council staff urge refusal of four-storey development
Amended fence plans approved for Wards Hill Rd
Construction certificate issued for group home
Vietname Vets receive support grant
New seismic testing film to be screened at Everglades
CWA branch visits guide dogs centre
Man charged over armed robberies
Awards for pride of workmanship
New aged care activity
Vintage craft picnic
Hospital staff dress colourfully
Mobile farm visits Umina
Pensioners may benefit from free solar power
Business wins travel industry award
Business award for outstanding employer
Food pick-up available through online app
Thanks for the coverage
Place phone tower in car park
Skill shortage remains a joke
Any reason for having to dredge of Lobster Beach?
The costs of dredging
Mallard ducks have disappeared
Let's have reasoned debate, not unsubstantiated slurs
A glimpse of the future
Woy Woy student helps children's hospital
Hospital delivers produce boxes
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Blues festival accessible only by water
Marion crowned Reciter of the Year
Free open air screening
Backyard concert will feature American singer
Play tells of East German survival
Two students among top three writers
Student leaders deliver care packs
Donations of toiletries wanted
Olympian meets with sports students
First victory for women's cricket team
Bailey wins medals in bowls championships
Pelicans win medals in State championships
Men's pairs champions
Swimming club recognises life members with plaque
Surf club members meet Prince Edward
Southern Spirit struggles after strong start
Junior futsal starts
Free training for disabled surfer volunteers
Peninsula Ducks start softball season

Pelicans win medals in State championships

The Ettalong Pelicans Masters Swim Club has won several medals at the recent Masters NSW State Championships which were held at the Peninsula Leisure Centre on October 12 and 13.

More than 200 Masters swimmers competed in the event.

The Pelicans entered an 11-person team.

Club captain Ms Marion Dreyer said members were keen to show visiting clubs what they could do while they had the home turf advantage.

"Dressed in our new long sleeve club tee shirts, we were all pumped and ready to achieve our personal goals.

"Our team won seven gold medals, 16 silvers and six bronze.

"Cameron Horn broke two state records and one of our relay teams won gold in the 4x50 Medley Relay, beating five other teams.

"To top off our great personal achievements, we won the Division 3 points score for the second year in a row.

"We were also presented with a trophy from the Long Distance State Championships, held last month at Knox Grammar School, as winners of Division 3 point score," Ms Dreyer said.

Ms Dreyer said the club hoped their recent success would help attract new members.

"We are currently recruiting for new members.

"If you like to swim, why not come and join us Thursday nights at Peninsula Leisure Centre from 7pm.

"We also do long distance swims on Monday afternoons.

"You don't have to be fast, just enjoy swimming.

"Our motto is fun, friendship and fitness," Ms Dreyer said.

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