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11 Jun 2024
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Council to confirm alcohol-free zones
Tesch welcomes progress on Pelican Park playground
Council installs cameras to monitor unpatrolled beach
Working bee at Arboretum on Sunday
Cancer Council receives $7000 from Rotary event
Bourke Rd store turns 70 this year
CWA branch celebrates 92 years
Trees group holds planting day at Guyangil Park
Mary Mac's feeds homeless pets too
Sammy returns to Woy Woy Channel
Meeting to protect land for use by the community
Practice for probationary fire fighters*
Mary Mac's marks Reconciliation Week*
Rotary club celebrates fifth birthday at Changeover
Tesch makes her 800th speech
Rotary club has 'fellowship weekend' in Canowindra*
Council announces completion of Esplanade pathway*
Average June rain falls in one week
Council approves 85 applications in six months
Demolition work expected to start on Monday
Researchers find local events are community lifeblood
Hotel will close for renovations
Residents' association gives tips about DA submissions
Inconsiderate Council shuts down busy footpath
Peninsula needs its own emergency unit
Writers' festival was a special treat
Baby basket donation coincides with branch birthday*
Breastscreen bus returns to Woy Woy CWA grounds*
Boy flown to Westmead with burns*
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Woytopia organisers plan 'Funkraiser'
Little Theatre prepares for The Girl on the Train
Quilters work on quilt-top as a group
Cult movie screens at Ettalong for 50th anniversary
The bridge between teaching and learning*
Two win awards of appreciation*
Convincing netball win*
Students participate in zone cross country competition
Esteban was head chef at training centre cafe*
Greek is a hit at St John's
School encourages participation in ICAS program
Happy birthday*
Umina parents create volunteer positions
Woy Woy to have Year 6 Fundraiser PJ Day*
Canteen vouchers for reading raffle winners
Students visit reptile park
Words on the Ripples for primary students*
SJBAFL^ - AFL teams attend gala day*
St John's teams play in grand finals*
Mandatory meetings for snow excursion
Two Woy Woy students named as stars*
Uniform shop opens with winter clothing*
You win one, you lose one*
Aussie rules club enjoys sunshine after rain
Bridge point score results for May
Charity bowls event raises $650
Grant formally presented to soccer club*
Nine teams compete in national bridge qualifier
Bowling club orders 'stylish hoodies'
Tesch injured in first game of para ice sled hockey
Ocean Beach holds surf life saving award presentations
Park run attracts 147 runners
Ettalong Pelicans win State trophy
Tennis club to host pickleball club
Woy Woy has fierce rugby contest with Lake Macquarie
Soccer results
Awards for doing the splits
Tennis 'tragics' take a chance
Ettalong wins Classic Triples day
Umina surf club presents annual awards



Demolition work expected to start on Monday

Demolition work at a Woy Woy aged care home is expected to start on Monday, June 17.

Barriers have been put up within The Shores building at Blue Wave Living, in preparation for Stage Two works at the home.

"Demolition will involve some noise disruption over a few weeks at various times during the weekdays," said chief executive Mr Matt Downie.

"Also at times there will be disruption to the existing central linkway between the buildings.

"An alternative linkway has been established via the Palm Sails wing and through into Coastal House.

"A revised program from our builder's sees this first part of Stage Two works running through until late January next year.

"We anticipate a break for a few months as we then prepare for the second part of Stage Two works later next year.

"These works we are now undertaking will not increase overall bed numbers.

"It is about rebuilding within our existing buildings to deliver a new standard of environment for our elders in care.

"As outlined previously, Stage Two works will see the completion of Coastal House wing by rebuilding internally throughout the now vacant old rooms and creating a new entry point to this wing.

"In addition, the core central old dining area for The Shores will be completely rebuilt and expanded, removing the existing servery, office and clinic room.

"It will be re-built with more of a club feel to accommodate large functions and activities.

"It will feature a dedicated cinema space, a lounge area with a fireplace, a niche sitting area, and a bar and servery to support large functions.

"There will also be a permanent built in barbecue area in the eastern courtyard.

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