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Council should ‘do a deal’ so dredging can begin

I read in Edition 454 that Central Coast Council cannot commence dredging the Brisbane Water channel until next year’s budget because it hasn’t got the $2.2 million necessary to match this same amount already guaranteed…



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Smart money would be on a hovercraft

Aside from the obvious futility of continued dredging, Council is now crying poor when it comes to spending money on essential works on the Peninsula.Aside from our rates, Council has for years been collecting Open…


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Homelessness is not a good look

It’s admirable that Mary Mac’s provides daily food, drinks and help for the local Woy Woy homeless.But you have to know that the word goes around various suburbs to the mentally ill, the drug and…


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Impose fines on waratah thief

The October long weekend saw the arrival of several magnificent waratahs at the top of the Patonga Hill Ridge.These beauties were in several stages of bloom and admired by the many visitors that went to…


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Thanks for the coverage

Good day to the Peninsula News team, the lads at The Umina Beach Men’s Shed Inc have requested that we write a short note to say a big thank you for providing coverage of our…


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Time to update planning instruments and consult public

The options for Brick Wharf Rd as part of the road network are numbered.The Sporties Woy Woy development, unanimously rejected by the Joint Regional Planning Panel, should mean that the zoning shown is non-compliant.However, with…


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Solution to traffic problems?

The Peninsula is strategically at risk as it has no mobile police presence. Umina police station was closed to divert resources to the Olympic Games.The Roads Department is, I understand, trying to fit a third…


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The joys of watching old movies on television

One of the joys of old age is to watch the old movies on television.They are older British and Hollywood films, all good entertainment and some are outstanding. And even the poorest movie is much…