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15 Nov 2021
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Funding agreement signed for Umina oval facilities
All ages acknowledge Remembrance Day
Construction starts on Rogers Park amenities building
Amenities include change rooms, canteen and storage
Memorial seat at Patonga for Malcolm Waters
Association calls for pilot Peninsula Green Grid project
Men's Shed to hold twice-yearly sale in Woy Woy
Planning to sell Christmas trees
No cases this month with dose rate over 90 per cent
Council to repair Umina whale tail sculptures
Council gives grants to four Peninsula festivals
Council starts work on Woy Woy Bay wharf
Tesch seeks disabled access to shopping complex
Lucy Wicks hits the hustings
Produce swap planned
Bacon and egg rolls resume
Song meter installed at arboretum
New facilities under construction
Social evening at Lions Park
Three Rotary clubs make joint donation
Monitor website for Pearl Beach carols details
Bays group restarts activities
Pictures of Sydney red gums wanted
Club raises $6000 in Melbourne Cup sweep
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Dual occupancy proposal for Barrenjoey Rd corner
Amendment allows earlier start on Umina Mall site
Planning approvals total more than $5 million
ACF branch holds its own 'engagement' meeting
Housing for older women at risk
Sleeping bags and swags for the 'hidden homeless'
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Committee wants council reinstatement or election
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Water asset sale should not be dismissed
Prime Minister's plan is like Regional Plan
Vale Ettalong
Australia is becoming a stupid country
Answer for recreation precinct
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Request for Breastscreen bus 'sooner rather than later'
Jed provides support at clinic
New approach to geriatric care trialled at hospital
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Coastal Twist festival receives $73,000 in grants
Patchwork group learns to make cosmetic bags
Fred Smith to perform at Troubadour folk club
Three-day open-air exhibition at Pearl Beach
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School air-conditioning applications unsuccessful
Local teachers' association supports pay rise call
Great book swap at Ettalong
Car parts wanted
Class artwork on display
Letters delivered to Hammond Care residents
Opportunity class assessments online at school
Class requests wanted before November 26
Parent survey on student engagement
Hoping for a smooth transition to secondary school
Students help plant local native trees
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Shane Waddell wins Umina Major Singles title
Past presidents' bowls association re-elects committee
Outrigger canoe club seeks new members
Brisbane Water Bridge Club results
Umina Bunnies look for junior players
Southern Spirit cricket results
Brett Harrod awarded SLSA life membership
Little Athletes back at training
Junior touch trials
Hoping to fill second under-12 water polo team
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CWA will celebrate 100 years of service
Historian role 'innocently put on myself'
Malcolm Waters - 'loved this place with a passion'

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Memorial seat at Patonga for Malcolm Waters

A memorial seat will be installed on the grassed area, adjacent to the boat ramp at Dark Corner, Patonga, in memory of the late Mr Malcolm Waters.

The seat will recognise "his extensive contribution and outstanding voluntary service to the Central Coast community".

An application to install the seat made by his wife Ms Shirley Waters was approved by Central Coast Council at its meeting on Tuesday, November 9.

Ms Waters will be responsible for the cost of purchase, installation and ongoing maintenance of the seat.

The council assessment stated: "A request for a commemorative memorial will be considered only if the nominee has been deceased for at least six months, was of good repute and not likely to be the subject of controversy."

It said that Mr Waters died on March 26 this year.

"The proposed seat is in memory of Mr Malcolm Waters for his volunteer work with Woy Woy Meals on Wheels for 15 years and with the Red Cross for 13 years as a Telecross volunteer.

"During his working career as a solicitor, Mr Waters also volunteered his service once a month as a duty solicitor at Minda Children's Courts, in Lidcombe, to appear on behalf of children who required legal representation."

Letters of support were provided from The Australian Red Cross and Meals in Wheels Central Coast and the Patonga Beach Progress Association.

Progress Association secretary Mr John Quigg said the association fully supported the application for a commemorative bench seat and plaque.

"This support is based on Malcolm's long association with Patonga and his attachment and appreciation of the village and the local community.

"Malcolm was a valued member of the community and through his actions made a strong contribution to the lives of many people."





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