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PCYC to hold book fair

The Umina Beach Police Citizens Youth Club will hold a Bonanza Book Fair over the weekend of November 17 and 18.“There will be a wide variety of books on offer, all for $2.50 each, and…


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Three procedure carts bought with gold coin donations

The funds raised at a Woy Woy shopping centre have enabled the Central Coast Health’s Children’s Fund to purchase three procedure carts for the Special Care Nursery at Gosford Hospital.The procedure carts allow for treatment…


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Rotary afternoon tea raises $800

The Rotary Club of Woy Woy has raised more than $800 for Australian Rotary Health through an afternoon tea.“Our Lift the Lid for Mental Health afternoon tea was a big success,” said club president Ms…



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New jetski for life saving club

Umina Beach Surf Life Saving Club will buy a new jetski after receiving a grant from the Community Building Partnerships program.Member for Gosford Ms Liesl Tesch said she was pleased to see the new ski…


Promoting dementia awareness

A Daleys Point resident is promoting dementia awareness through Central Coast Health following her diagnosis with the disease.Retired psychologist Ms Bobby Redman of Daleys Point is helping geriatrician Dr Tomiko Barrett.Dr Barrett said dementia affected…


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Doctor interviewed about dementia work

A doctor from Brisbane Waters Private Hospital has been interviewed by the SBS Network about her work with helping dementia patients with rehabilitation medicine.Dr Arooge Shafi is an expert in rehabilitation medicine who has been…


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Brigade urges residents to prepare for summer

The Killcare Wagstaffe Rural Fire Brigade is urging local residents to get fire ready before summer, after a spate of bushfires on the Bouddi Peninsula in August and September.“Brigades from all over the Central Coast…


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Hospital announces new doctors

Brisbane Waters Private Hospital has announced that three doctors have joined its ranks.“We are excited to announce that Dr Oliver Florica from the Sydney Adventist Hospital is joining our surgical team,” said hospital chief Ms…