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'Biggest crowd' at Oyster Festival
Ten treated for smoke inhalation
Support grant for community facilities
Pioneering chemist to talk about Amphicar
Carpark reduced for grandstand work
Oyster farmers adopt sustainability plan
Parking removed near roundabout
Bus parking provided in Ettalong
No parking beside church
Foreshore reserve officially opened
Salvos hold open day
Dedication service at Hardys Bay
Greens will speak about policies
Information session about travel cards
Pedestrian refuge near Australia Ave
Laneway to remain open
Double lines extended
Bridge results
New lines on Rabaul Ave
Pedestrian refuge
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Bus shelter was Spike's university
Hatching a duck egg - second-time Lucky
Wizard of Oz was fantastic
Crowds down with poor presentation
Peninsula neglected by council until last minute
Parking culture is not the hill for council to die on
Parking rules impossible on the Peninsula
Parking impedes cyclists
Will Lone Pine be fixed for Battle centenary?
Conflict of interests?
Watch out for caltrop
Street 'art' is lazy and careless
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Groups focus on ageing and disability
Meals on Wheels tried by 44 residents
Funds raised for ill children
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Concert raises money to support young artists
Choir sings for Mary Mac's
Melanesian band to play at folk club
Photographic exhibition
Afternoon tea sells out
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Art show at Pretty Beach
Special camp
Choir performs at town hall
Bushcraft students clean rubbish from creek
Toy donations are wanted
Vacancies on school council
Students and staff dress up
Program for well-being
Gosford High applicants meet with staff
String performances at Pretty Beach
Dinner welcomes new pastors
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Clubs recognised at awards night
Night of boxing in Woy Woy
Help wanted to maintain tennis court
Team relay win to Umina surf club
Sponsorship on offer
Six compete in Junior Ironman event
Club celebrates 55 years

'Biggest crowd' at Oyster Festival

Almost 30,000 people packed the Ettalong Beach Foreshore on Sunday, November 9, for the 14th annual Brisbane Water Oyster Festival.

Peninsula Chamber of Commerce president Mr Matthew Wales said: "This year was by far the biggest crowd we have experienced and clearly shows that locals and visitors love to come to Ettalong Beach and enjoy our oysters, seafood, wine and entertainment.

"The weather was fantastic and the crowds responded accordingly," said Mr Wales.

"Stall holders and local businesses did a roaring trade with the Ettalong Beach Diggers packed with visitors.

"The Festival was boosted by the recent completion of the Ettalong Beach Foreshore upgrade which added a new dimension to the event allowing families to picnic as well as attend the Oyster Festival.

"And no Oyster Festival would be complete without the traditional How Many Oysters You Can Eat in 30 Seconds."

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