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08 Jul 2024
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Council cuts $1.44 million from Peninsula capital works
Steady flow of visitors at Bays Art Show
Mary Mac's seeks donations for meal service
Kevin Brooks announces run for council
Nominations sought for community champion awards
Klaas celebrates 90th birthday
Mingaletta to hold Naidoc gathering on Friday
Woy Woy volunteer wins 'rising star' award
CWA branch starts next stage of hall renovation
Woy Woy Rotary club receives bulletin award
Incoming president honours Scottish heritage
Marine Rescue volunteers undertake training exercises*
Reid welcomes 'cost-of-living measures'*
Men's Shed encourages members to new location
Patonga fire brigade boat crew called to assist
Bushcare group seeks new members*
Represented at Bathurst changeover*
Butter cake was demonstrated by cookery officer
Recommended by CWA book club*
Naidoc storytime session to be held at library
Beginners' workshop with craft cutting machine*
CWA branch has lunch in East Gosford*
Group urges residents to ask for more tree planting
Council provides plants for bushcare group
Track from Patonga to Pearl Beach is promoted*
Elders and seniors wellbeing gathering*
Man dies in St Huberts Island house fire*
Level crossing incident
Volunteers wanted on day of festival*
Library hosts Mod Podge Hats workshop*
Mingaletta holds free school holiday program
Wildlife show at Woy Woy library*
Monthly youth yarn-up on Thursday
June rainfall 40 per cent above average
Application for $2.6M beachfront house at Pearl Beach
Residents association holds planning workshop
Seven complying developments approved
Stage two work starts at aged care home
Parking fine despite absence of signs or yellow line
Good news for council election
Reasons why Blackwall Reserve should be saved
'Deferred matters' decision shows lack of good faith*
Replace the deadly Rawson Rd level crossing
Knitted goods and cash donated to Mary Mac's
Visitors asked to wear masks at aged care home
Referral program proves successful recruitment strategy
New bus takes its first excursion*
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Six plays selected for Flash Festival
Enrolments open for term three painting class*
Documentary about Palestinian struggles screened
Woy Woy to lose 'immensely popular' teacher
Woy Woy South plays in basketball gala day*
Girls soccer team win Bill Turner Cup
Students meet Local Member in Canberra
Three-way conferences to replace of interviews
Umina Beach students take part in First Aid course
Futsal team wins State championship*
St John's appoints new parent engagement co-ordinator
School produces digital reports for the first time*
Aboriginal education officer wins cultural award
Year 11 subject selection information evening*
Roosters appear vindicated with 20-year ban on fan
Peninsula Swans had a mud bath
Mixed fours championship play in cold wet wind
Everglades bowls awards night held
Bridge club holds Novice Pairs championship
Southern Spirit seeks grade captains
Three Tour de Central Coast rides involve Woy Woy
Umina surf club members win Central Coast awards
Eagles lose with depleted side*
Joint rubgy league team has first win*
Ocean Beach surf club elects new committee
PCYC offers 'Mini Olympics'
Outrigger club presents awards
Park run is short of volunteers
High-scoring rugby union match for Woy Woy*
Berkeley Vale beat SEU for second time*
Umina surf club elects life member*
Registration opens for winter water polo



Three Tour de Central Coast rides involve Woy Woy

The Central Coast Bicycle User Group is holding three "Tour de Central Coast" events involving Woy Woy in two weeks, to coincide with the Tour de France.

Yesterday (Sunday, July 7), the group held a five-hour 95km ride from Woy Woy to Pie in the Sky cafe at Cowan and return.

On Sunday, July 14, the group will hold a three-hour 45km ride from Woy Woy, looping around Brisbane Water, to finish back at Woy Woy.

On Saturday, July 20, the group will hold a two-hour 25km ride from Gosford to Woy Woy and return.

The ride to Cowan last Sunday was described as a moderate-paced ride from Woy Woy to Pie in the Sky cafe and back, through the picturesque Brisbane Water National Park and over the Hawkesbury River.

"Designed for more experienced riders, we mostly utilise the old Pacific Hwy and include five longish climbs (Kariong, Mooney-Calga, PiTS, MtWhite and Mooney-Somersby) - nothing too steep, but you certainly know you've been up a few hills by the time you get home," said ride leader Mr Alan Corven.

The Brisbane Water Loop ride next Sunday, July 14, starts at Fishermen's Wharf at 8am.

It is described as "a relaxed paced ride around Brisbane Water, starting and ending at Woy Woy.

"This ride is perfect for those stepping up from easier rides, like the Woy Woy to Gosford Boomerang ride or other easy and easy-medium graded rides.

"Mostly on road shoulders and shared paths, with some normal traffic roads, so you need to be comfortable cycling on the road with some passing traffic.

"Ride pace will be slower on the shared path sections, picking up on the road sections.

"A few very short hills, but we avoid the steepest and narrowest ones.

"Coffee is at Gosford or somewhere else if a better option is suggested."

For further information, call Alan on 0414 538 977.

The Gosford to Woy Woy Boomerang ride on Saturday, July 20, is described as "an easy ride along the shared path to Woy Woy and back - about 25kms in total".

For further information, call Graham on 0481 467 867.

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