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Collapse Issue 485 - 23 Dec 2019Issue 485 - 23 Dec 2019
Collapse  NEWS NEWS
Proposal to divert dredging funds
Proposal for nine flats approved without debate
National Park closed due to bushfire danger
High risk fishing locations identified
Crouch appointed Secretary for the Central Coast
Surfer breaks leg at Umina Beach
Yacht runs aground in smoke haze
Conservation group donates trees to Peninsula
Woman's 100th birthday celebration attracts 120
Koala project group has first meeting
Water quality good around the Peninsula, says council
Money for Killcare roadworks
Men's Shed seeks approval for larger workshop
Council defers adoption of consolidated planning
Hall improvements in time for centenary celebrations
Holstein calls for discussion about water restrictions
Acknowledged as a 'hidden treasure'
Aboriginal engagement day at PCYC
Christmas lights competition winners announced
Seaside Cinema at Killcare
Bushfire donations raised at nursing home
New Year's Eve events to support bushfire victims
Christmas lunch for Mary Mac's volunteers
Life saving president speaks to Rotary club
Rotary sells 275 Christmas trees in Woy Woy
Christmas Eve carols
Collapse  FORUM FORUM
We have painted ourselves into a corner
Corrupt process too often means no community loyalty
Non-compliance is to the benefit of the developer only
Lack of understanding of roundabout problem
Beyond the tipping point
Collapse  HEALTH HEALTH
Nurse recognised in State awards
Bowling club raises $4000 for research
Collapse  ARTS ARTS
Day trip to Archibald Prize exhibition
Art by the Sea becomes Five Lands Exhibition
Collapse  EDUCATION EDUCATION
Five named in HSC Merits List
Students build bookshelves from flat-packs
Students to restore remnant native bushland
Ethics teachers wanted for Kindergarten
'Better way' for transition to retirement
Staff changes at Woy Woy campus
Ag students visit Forbes
Student given phone for good attendance
Responses to letters to Santa
Students take part in multicultural games
Students visit science circus
College wins zone sports day
Large hampers donated for bushfire relief
Collapse  SPORT SPORT
Peninsula wins two touch titles
PCYC boxers win their divisions
Local surfers compete at interbranch championships
Jemma Smith competes for State
Boardriders seek children for Grommets program
Killcare surf club members qualify
Smith wins silver in ocean paddling
New coach at soccer club
Ocean Beach compete at surf boat carnival
Southern Spirit lose first innings in round 12
Patron's Graded Pairs
Two are named Bowler of the Year
Five kilometre run on Christmas Day
Umina bowler of the year
Southern Spirit holds pink stumps day
Everglades Men win mid-week triples
Soccer club seeks volunteers

Life saving president speaks to Rotary club

The Rotary Club of Umina Beach recently welcomed Umina Surf Life Saving Club president Mr Stephen Scahill as guest speaker.

Mr Scahill spoke to Rotarians about the state of his club and its achievements throughout the year.

"Steve commenced his presentation with an informative short video which included impressive drone shots of Umina Beach, the surf club and the various activities performed by club members," said president Mr Rouel Vergara.

"He also spoke about how the surf club was voted number one club in the state by Surf Life Saving NSW and about Kai Darwin who was also voted Australia's Youth Life Saver of the Year, having previously won the NSW State Award," he said.

Mr Scahill also spoke to Rotarians about the operational setup at the club.

"The surf club is run by a board of directors who have portfolios of education, sport and finance.

"Membership at the surf club has doubled in 10 years to 1100.

"In addition to performing surf lifesaving activities, the club also participates in First Aid competitions and Duke of Edinburgh Awards.

"Steve attributes the success of the club to its ability to retain Nippers and train them up to become junior lifesavers and eventually adult lifesavers," Mr Vergara said.





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