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Tesch supports health and fitness program

Member for Gosford Ms Liesl Tesch is encouraging Peninsula residents to take advantage of a health and fitness program that has just returned to Umina. According to Ms Tesch, locals hoping to get fit for…


Anniversaries celebrated

Umina’s Peninsula Village has celebrated three staff anniversaries in July. Ms Valerie Woods celebrated 15 years at the aged care facility, while Mr Graham Friend and Ms Ysolde Stewart celebrated five years. Ms Woods received…


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Pharmacy introduces medication packing robot

A Umina Beach pharmacy has introduced a robot to automate the packing of medications. YouSave Chemist owner Mr Michael Cunico said the robot would allow improved overall customer service, increased productivity and reduce the chance…


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Mental health program for Year 9 students

All Year 9 students at Brisbane Water Secondary College Umina campus will be able to take part in a mental health program this term. The College has announced that Year 9 will be taking part…


Fresh fruit and fitness offered for team well-being

A program including fitness training, fresh fruit, breast screening and help quitting smoking is being offered for the “team well-being” of its 300 employees by a local aged care provider. The program aims to recognise…


Staff celebrate anniversaries

An aged care facility in Umina recently celebrated several staff and volunteer anniversaries this June. Peninsula Villages celebrated milestones for four employees: lifestyle manager Ms Paula Newman 20 years of service, Ms Sherryll Williams and…


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Killy Cares installs defibrillators

The Killcare community group Killy Cares is installing a number of automated external defibrillators for emergency use in publicly accessible locations across the Bouddi area. The devices will be installed at locations across Killcare, Hardys…


Young employee of the year

Woy Woy physiotherapist Mr Mitch Manson has been named Outstanding Young Employee of the Year at the 2019 Gosford Erina Chamber of Commerce Awards. Mr Manson works at Brisbane Waters Private Hospital and hospital chief…


Umina resident shaves her head

A Umina resident shaved her head on July 6 to raise funds for charity. Ms Carolyn Glover shaved her head to raise funds for the Leukaemia Foundation through the World’s Greatest Shave fundraiser. Ms Glover…


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Defibrillators installed in supermarkets

Automated external defibrillators have been recently been installed in supermarkets on the Peninsula. This devices are designed to be usable by anyone in the sudden event of a cardiac arrest, with the device providing voice…