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Hospital delivers produce boxes

A private hospital in Woy Woy is giving out fresh produce to families in need. Brisbane Waters Private Hospital chief executive Ms Kathy Beverley said the hospital had purchased 20 fresh produce boxes from a…

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CWA branch visits guide dogs centre

Members of the Woy Woy branch of the Country Women’s Association visited the Guide Dogs NSW-ACT Centre at Glossodia on October 20. “As puppy sponsors we were invited to an open day to see behind…


Hospital staff dress colourfully

Staff at a local hospital have dressed in colourful shirts and accessories to hold a Caring for Kids Day on October 22. “Caring for Kids Day was an opportunity for our staff to dress up,…




Bowling club donates $6100 to Gosford Hospital

Umina Beach Men’s Bowling Club has donated $6100 to Central Coast Health to help buy equipment for the Gosford Hospital cancer unit. The money was raised at the club’s Ron Pursehouse Prostate Charity Day, which…


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Suicide prevention attracts 100 walkers

The Out of the Shadows Suicide Prevention Walk attracted over 100 walkers to Umina Beach on Sunday, September 8 A remembrance ceremony was held after the walk for those lost to suicide. An initiative of…


Doctor praised for services to medicine

A Woy Woy doctor has been praised for his services to medicine as a neurosurgeon, which resulted with recognition in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Dr Michael Briggs works from Brisbane Waters Private Hospital and…


Rotary club hears from Red Cross

Members of the Rotary Club of Woy Woy had an Australian Red Cross blood service representative as a guest speaker earlier this month. “We all knew about giving blood, but many of us were unaware…


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Open day has family activities

An aged care facility in Umina is holding a Community Open Day on October 12. Peninsula Village will be open from 10:30am to 3pm on the day with a number of free family activities scheduled…