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Run down in the carpark

In June, my wife was run down by a motorist in the carpark of Umina shopping centre. She lay unconscious on the roadway for about 20 minutes until paramedics and the police arrived and then…


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Local needs completely ignored

I am a retired senior project manager and development manager and I have been astonished by the ineptitude of the builder-developer-Central Coast Council in relation to the construction of the Atlantis project here in Ettalong…


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No community interest served by avoiding science

Residents of low lying areas are dreaming if they believe that Council’s avoidance of a “planned retreat” policy will protect their real estate interests (Planned retreat not understood, edition 475). Information on sea level rise…


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Thanks to Liesl Tesch

Thanks to Member for Gosford Ms Liesl Tesch for her successful campaign to have an appropriate Service NSW office re-established in Woy Woy. The State Government’s economic downsizing and relocation of the former Roads and…


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Not a moment to lose with climate emergency

I’m writing in response to comments by Rod Blake in edition 475 (Planned retreat not understood, says residents’ group). Mr Blake clearly fails to understand that Council has removed the words “planned retreat” from their…



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Will councillors join our fight for our community?

I would like to thank Rob Burns for his advice about the Open Australia Foundation website (Peninsula News Forum edition 474), it was very helpful and most illuminating. I have concluded that either our councillors…


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Outdated Council engineering symptom of failed merger

What a great disappointment it is to read (Peninsula News edition 474) that Central Coast Council, on National Tree Day, is actively stopping residents from planting trees on streets where residents welcome this major enhancement…


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Roads not keeping pace with population increase

It seems, everywhere you drive on the Peninsula, the roads are disintegrating in front of our very eyes with the token maintenance being done by our hardworking road crews being undone by the very next…


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Where have ducklings gone?

When I came to Woy Woy about seven years ago, it was not unusual to see a mother duck and a number of ducklings in the main street or sometimes in the garden in front…