Group calls for resident feedback on tree policy

Umina’s street tree group, Grow Urban Shade Trees, is calling on Peninsula residents to provide feedback on the council’s draft tree policy which is currently on exhibition.Group member Ms Debbie Sunartha said the group had…


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Ettalong intersection to get $7 million roundabout

The intersection of Maitland Bay Dr and Picnic Parade at Ettalong will be upgraded with a roundabout following the announcement of funding from the State Government.The upgrade to the intersection, used by 19,000 motorists each…


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Former Gosford Council solicitor dies

The Umina man who was Gosford Council’s in-house solicitor for 20 years, Mr Alan Ford, has died at the age of 69.Mr Ford, who worked for the council for more than 50 years, was honoured…


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Parking issues exist outside Woy Woy, says Holstein

Parking problems in Umina and Ettalong could “fall through the cracks”, unless brought to the attention of Central Coast Council by local residents, according to deputy mayor Cr Chris Holstein.He said residents needed to let…


Bi-plane fly-past featured in Ettalong commemoration

A fly-past of three bi-planes was the highlight of a huge Remembrance Day Commemoration at Ettalong Beach on November 11, honouring the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One.The commemoration was conducted by…


New Umina skate park and BMX track could cost $3.5M

The Umina Community Group has been told by Central Coast Council staff that redevelopment of the Umina skate park, basketball area and BMX track could cost around $3.5 million.Community group project manager Mr Peter Sprigget…


Woy Woy parking to be ‘key focus area’

Woy Woy is to be one of nine “key focus areas” in Central Coast Council’s new region-wide parking strategy, currently under development.The Council is currently asking the community to take part in a survey to…


Council fails to improve abandoned vehicle response

Central Coast Council has failed to resolve to improve its response to reports of abandoned vehicles, despite dumped cars remaining in place for more than six months.Council voted against a motion from Cr Rebecca Gale…


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Online survey for climate change policy

An online survey about the council’s draft climate change policy opened on November 12.Central Coast Council endorsed a draft climate change policy in August 2018 for public exhibition.The draft policy aims to provides a framework…