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Thanks for the ceremony

A big thank you to all who were involved with the Remembrance Day ceremony at Ettalong, especially the Vietnam Vets led by Alan Ball and members, Ettalong Diggers CEO Bill Jackson and Club staff, all…


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A fitting Remembrance Day service at Ettalong

It was a Remembrance Day to remember on the Peninsula.The sun was shining and the sky was blue, as a crowd gathered on the waterfront reserve next to the War Memorial at Ettalong.People slowly arrived,…


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Civic facilities needed for socially-aware community

Rod Fountain asks (“Common sense and beer budget should prevail”, Peninsula News edition 456) why we need a performing arts centre, a stadium and other civic facilities when basic services are still lacking.The answer is…


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Boat policy was misguided from the start

The boat policy of both major parties was misguided from the start, morally, politically and practically.The country is now wrestling with the shameful results of it.Given Australia’s legal responsibility to accept political refugees without question,…


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Housing policy would create a ghetto

The proposal to change population density in Woy Woy to accommodate low income housing, is a proposal to create a ghetto.The associated social problems of this kind of development near two hotels and the leagues…



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Proposal to increase Woy Woy density is appalling

Many residents have great concern about the appalling proposal to increase the building density of Woy Woy, alone in all of this huge area of Central Coast.The proposal is neither “balanced or sustainable”.This is an…


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Planning map does not show lot consolidation

What does the LEP Zone map for Woy Woy, recently highlighted on the front page of the Peninsula News reveal to the public?Does it indicate that all land lots shown will remain as is, until…


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Focus on the biggest R: the Residents

Back in July, like you, I received my rate notice and a bright shiny newsletter from Central Coast Council.It included a message from our new CEO, Gary Murphy, among other things.After reading his missive I…