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Chamber estimates 5000 at centenary
Report finds six swim spots below standard
Buses now accept Opal cards
Three phone black spots listed
SES called out
Dozer use continues
Airlift for man hit by car
Ferries disrupted
Volunteers invited to clean up graffiti
Rotary club presents workmanship awards
Funds raised for Killy Cares
Boat assisted at Patonga
Leopard seal spotted at Killcare
Retirement village attracts the Browns
Theatre night profitable
Volunteers recognised at ceremony
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New grandstand will please no-one
Council has lost the plot on parking
Council media release a wonderful piece of spin
Vision is restricted
New bathrooms did not exist
Abbott should think again
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Defibrillator donated to Woy Woy police
Storytime with 'baby-wearing' theme
Barbecue for McGrath Foundation
Children's services promoted
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Little Theatre presents The Odd Couple
Arts and crafts at the Bays
Brass band to perform
Ukelele players at festival
Community garden was competition finalist
Hands-on contemporary art workshop
Photo exhibition at Hardys Bay
Business brisk for potters at fair
Crafts centre holds Christmas exhibition
Author talk to be held at library
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A place in the State spelling final
SRC holds morning tea for teachers
Bushcraft group help with boat removal
Jersey to be sold at Empire Bay trivia night
Students presented with certificates
New pupils get a head start
Students have video conference with South Korea
Free speech pathology workshop
Surf fun and education day
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Hole out of action at golf course
Beth is selected as selector
Roberts plays in winning State side
Small group from surf club heads north
Bridge club winners
Soccer wins in both reserves and first grade
Woy Woy Rugby Club reviews years achievements
PCYC boxers tour UK gyms
Umina in the B Grade bowls final

Chamber estimates 5000 at centenary

The Umina Beach Centenary celebrations were held on Sunday, October 12, with an estimated 5000 people in the main street of Umina.

"We had perfect weather and the perfect crowd," said Peninsula Chamber of Commerce president Mr Matthew Wales.

"There were street stalls, food outlets, pony rides, jazz band and plenty to celebrate after Umina has turned 100 years.

"All our retailers had a great day with thousands eating, celebrating and shopping in the town centre.

"Umina is a great retail centre and she showed off all her best attributes.

"We also had over 100 people come through the historic photo exhibition which is being held at the Ocean Beach Hotel.

"Our local historian, Julie Aitchison, has done a wonderful job collating hundreds of old photos and records to mark the 100-year anniversary of the first land subdivision in Umina Beach."

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