PN-News


Station building may become retail space

The upper level at Woy Woy railway station may be used as retail space. Sydney Trains is offering the station’s former ticket office for lease. The 28sqm ticket office is being advertised through commercial property…


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Former mayor named as Australia Day ambassador

A four-term Gosford mayor and former chief executive of Coast Shelter, Mr Laurie Maher, has been named the 2019 Central Coast Australia Day Ambassador by Central Coast Council. In this role, he will officiate at…


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Mayor calls for residents’ views on planning controls

Central Coast Council mayor Cr Jane Smith has urged Peninsula residents to participate in the community consultation for the Consolidated Local Environmental Plan currently on exhibition. Cr Smith said the Consolidated LEP was an amalgamation…


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Council forms social issues committee

A Social Issues Committee will be established by Central Coast Council by February but the Peninsula is unlikely to see any immediate benefit. It will consist of interested councillors and community members to work with…




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Short-term rental strategy deferred

A short-term rental accommodation strategy, setting out a policy for bed and breakfast accommodation, will not be finalised by Central Coast Council until the NSW Government finalises a State Environmental Planning Policy. According to a…


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CWA branch joins tourism campaign

The Woy Woy branch of the Country Women’s Association has become part of the Central Coast Council’s tourism campaign, This is the Central Coast, to promote the Peninsula. “When we were approached by Central Coast…


West St development attracts 40 submissions

The Peninsula community’s push back against over-development continues with more than 40 submissions lodged against a $7.59 million mixed-use development on the corner of Morris and West St, Umina. The development application was expected to…