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Council issues asbestos disposal warning

Central Coast Council has issued warnings after asbestos was found in green waste after a bin collection around Umina and Ettalong. The contaminated green waste bin was collected by Council’s waste contractor, Cleanaway. The asbestos…

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Bishop suggests church closures

Anglican Bishop of Newcastle Dr Peter Stewart has written to the people of the parish of Woy Woy to inform them of potential church closures. “I have found myself wrestling deeply with the right direction…


July rainfall trend on par with previous years

Dry conditions and well below average rainfall have gripped the Peninsula and wider Central Coast throughout the first six months of 2018, but July is bucking that trend. In the first two weeks of July…


Sand bar has been surveyed, association told

The Wagstaffe- Killcare Community Association has been advised that a survey of the sand bar has been completed ahead of dredging the Ettalong channel. Association president Ms Peta Colebatch said: “The sand bar build-up has…



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Clean-up project nominated for award

Clean4shore has been nominated for the National Landcare Award in the Coast Care category. Clean4shore is also nominated for the National Landcare People’s Choice Award, which is awarded to the group receiving the most community…


Group to plant urban shade trees

The Grow Urban Shade Trees group will plant trees for National Tree Day on Sunday, July 29. It will start in Augusta Ave, Umina, at 9am following by planting in Sydney Ave at around 11:30am….


Fathers join playgroup committee

A playgroup has been formed in Umina with two fathers on the volunteer committee. Ettalong father Mr Chris Garvin, has been named committee coordinator, with Umina father Mr Dirk Correll and Umina mother Ms Jamie…


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Council to pay for footpaths, kerb and guttering

Property owners will no longer be charged for new kerb and guttering or a new footpath constructed adjacent to private property as part of planned works due to a resolution passed by Central Coast Council…