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Boy struck while crossing road

A 13-year-old boy was struck by a car while crossing the road at the intersection of George and Railway Sts, Woy Woy, apparently against the lights. According to Brisbane Water Police crime coordinator Ms Vivienne…


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Red Shield Appeal raises $38,000 on the Peninsula

The Peninsula Zone has raised $38,678.50 in the 2018 Red Shield Appeal weekend. This figure was raised by a combination of dedicated doorknockers, collectors at seven roadside locations and collection points at Woy Woy and…


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Emergency dredging starts

Emergency dredging work started on Ettalong Channel on June 25, Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch has announced. He said a $660,000 contract had been signed for the work. “The NSW Government has committed to…


Residents ask: Why was the tree cut down?

Several Peninsula residents are asking why a mature gum tree has been cut down on the Lance Webb Reserve at Ettalong. Ms Yvette Pritchard of Woy Woy said she often walked through the reserve and…



Community campaign results in 70 objections

A community campaign has resulted in over 70 objections being lodged against the proposed $11.1 million residential flat building on the corner of Blackwall Rd and Farnell Rd, Woy Woy. Mr Harvey McDougall, founding member…



Aunty Di’s image on clocktower for Naidoc Week

Mingaletta chairperson Aunty Dianne O’Brien has been selected to have her image projected onto the Majestic Clock Tower at the Grand Concourse at Central Station, Sydney, for Naidoc week. The 2018 Naidoc theme is “Because…


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Service NSW to open shopfront in Woy Woy

In an apparent backdown, the State Government will offer a full range of motor registry services, other than licence testing, from a new Service NSW shopfront in Woy Woy from early next year. The “Woy…


Norma celebrates 100th birthday

Norma Peterson has celebrated her 100th birthday at a local retirement village. In May, she became one of six residents who have reached their 100th birthday at Peninsula Village in Umina. “Norma joins fellow Peninsula…