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07 Sep 2020
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Man and daughter test positive to coronavirus
Solar panels to shade carpark
Council to install soap in at least 12 public toilet blocks
Community group welcomes shared zone grant
CWA members make trauma teddies
Panel approves boarding house 'in the public interest'
Hardware supply store approved with noise conditions
Median DA time is 34 days, says mayor
New workshop approved for Men's Shed
Council proposes alcohol-free zones
Celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary
Group cleans up for Covid-safe events
Covid-Safe registrations jump in the past month
Car boot sale put on hold until next year
Bridge players asked to pre-book sessions
Recognising the unsung heroes
Knitting rugs and quilts for Elsie's Retreat
Association is close to fundraising target for hall upgrade
Cake ingredients wanted
School holiday program at PCYC
Website for women with disabilities welcomed
Ettalong bakery wins prizes in national competition
Vouchers and rebates for energy bills
Woy Woy Bay has 5G coverage
No rain in almost three weeks
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Outdoor healthy space in danger of being destroyed
Worst of the worst roam Chambers Place
Why not have shared zone on Ettalong waterfront?
Seating will only make thin lane thinner
Paperbarks slashed yet again
What is council spending supposed to achieve?
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Covid testing shows no increase with local clinic opening
Aged care homes are closed to visitors
Reminder to stay alert, says public health director
Pozieres House opens with household-model aged care
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Help sought to keep school pick-ups safe
Students implode watermelon in science experiment
Book Week Parade was 'outstanding' community effort
Students walk 11km on environmental excursion
Two reach 175 nights of home reading
Students sit international science assessment
Drama students study special effects make-up
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Umina wins three lifesaving excellence awards
No spectators allowed at rugby union finals at Woy Woy
Tennis club celebrates member's 94th birthday
Ourimbah avoided an upset at Woy Woy oval
Outrigger club blesses its newest canoe
Semi-finals played for Umina Minor Pairs
New president for Umina bowls
Soccer results
Netball results

Book Week Parade was 'outstanding' community effort

Pretty Beach Public School principal Ms Karen Wardlaw has described the school's book fair and Book Week Parade as "an outstanding effort from our whole community".

"It was fantastic to see so many students and teachers dressing up as our favourite book characters.

"We enjoyed a short parade out in the morning sunshine, with each class showing off their wonderful costumes and wonderful personalities.

"We very much appreciated all the family time, encouragement and support that went into finding or making costumes: what an outstanding effort from our whole community.

"It really felt like a fun day and, even after the parade was over, it was such a treat to see our students at lunch playing soccer dressed as their favourite characters.

"There was a lovely celebratory feel to the day."

School librarian Ms Kassandra Bulman described the parade as "a wonderful success with some very creative costumes".

"Students celebrated our love of learning and reading in style."

She said the book fair was a fundraiser for the school.

"The students' purchases from the book fair have enabled us to buy more books for the library.

"As the book fair is now closed, library borrowing will resume on normal library days."





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