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Negative response, yet the trend continues

With monotonous regularity, the Peninsula News reports on the latest development applications that highlight the trend in mid-rise, over-development residential applications. Each time we are reminded of how these applications exceed zoning height and floor…


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Pleas ignored by indolent council

In defence of Jasmine Greens Kiosk, Central Coast Council has been caught out again. We now learn that the Council-leased Jasmine Greens Kiosk in Umina has once again been damaged by vandals. The kiosk manager…



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Walk is a pleasure, except for the footpath

Take a walk (that is if you are game) along the Beachside Esplanade of Umina Beach on a bright sunny day with a slight sea breeze blowing. What could be more beautiful in life, except…


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Kerb and gutter in my lifetime?

Call me cynical but when I read the headline that Council will no longer charge property owners for kerb/guttering or footpaths I thought that it was a good decision, but reading further into the article…


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Central Coast Council confused about flooding?

I write regarding the article Woy Woy Bay Flood Study Starts in Peninsula News on July 2, having a long-held interest in local flooding, ever since many of my friends and neighbours had their houses…


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Reminder about handbag safety

Last week I witnessed a diligent, young woman notice an older lady, packing her groceries into her car in a Woy Woy carpark, who had left her handbag in her trolley. The young lady had…


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‘Pay it forward’ spirit in Umina

We were shopping at Umina last week, and we decided at the register not to have the pork knuckle. To our surprise, as we came out of the checkout, a beautiful young woman and her…


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Community loses confidence in Council planning

As proposals for high rise development come before Council in increasing numbers for the Peninsula, I wonder what information Council relies upon to assess the impacts of building high rise on land that was formed…