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Free seniors cooking workshop

A free cooking workshop will be held for older Peninsula residents in February. The Healthy Cooking Workshop for Positive Ageing will be held at the Ettalong Senior Citizens Hall from 10:30am to 12:30pm on February…

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Gamer tournament comes to Woy Woy

A Woy Woy shopping centre will host the first heat of the inaugural Central Coast’s Ultimate Gamer Tournament in January. Deepwater Plaza will host the first heat of the tournament from 4pm to 7pm on…


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Folk club concert

The Troubadour Folk Club’s next concert at St Luke’s Hall, Woy Woy, from 7pm on February 2, will feature United Kingdom duo Winter Wilson. Now in their sixth year as full-time musicians, Kip Winter and…


Association revives Dancing by the Water

The Central Coast Bush Dance and Music Association revived its Dancing by the Water evenings in Woy Woy on January 4. Ten members of the association took to the water’s edge at Lions Park, Woy…


Beach gathering for full moon

Central Coast Conscious Community Group is hosting a community music, meditation and unity gathering at Umina Beach from 6pm on January 19. The gathering coincides with drumming usually held on the full moon at Umina…


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Christmas concerts

Junior students from Woy Woy Public School ended their 2018 school year with a series of Christmas concerts. “During the final weeks of the 2018 school year, students from Preschool to Year 2, including support…


Bungaree weekend was ‘joyous’

The Pearl Beach Aboriginal History Group’s Bungaree Weekend was held on November 23 and 24 at Pearl Beach Progress Hall. The weekend was a celebration of the Peninsula’s rich aboriginal history, culture and heritage, according…


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Ettalong resident wins inaugural poetry competition

An Ettalong resident who studied poetry at university has won Central Coast Council Library Services’ inaugural poetry writing competition. Ms Shelley Stocken, took out the adult section of the competition for her poem Vessel. Ms…


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Men’s shed receives grant for dust extraction

The Peninsula Community Men’s Shed has received a grant under the Central Coast Council’s Community Development Grant Program. The men’s shed will receive $10,000 under the first round of the 2018-19 program. The money will…


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British publisher launches debut novel

An Umina author has had her debut novel published by a British publisher. Harper Collins UK imprint HQ Digital officially launched Ms Lana Newton’s debut work, The Story of Us, on December 5. A historical…