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Peninsula has hottest suburbs on the Coast

Ettalong, Umina, Booker Bay and parts of Woy Woy are the hottest suburbs on the Central Coast, all measuring more than four degrees above average, a new report has found. The area of tree canopy…


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Council to seek greater integrity in assessment process

Central Coast Council will seek the support at the Local Government Conference for greater integrity in planning and building assessment and certification. The council supported a move from mayor Cr Jane Smith which would see…


Crouch welcomes Service NSW centre opening

Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch has welcomed the opening of a new Service NSW centre in Woy Woy earlier this month. He said it was a win for the Peninsula community. Mr Crouch said…


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Bouddi bushcare group wins regional award

The Bouddi Bushcare Group has been rewarded for their long term efforts to improve national parks on the Peninsula. The Bitou Bashers has won a community group prize at the Regional Bushcare and Landcare Awards…


Council completes sporting works program

Central Coast Council has announced completion of its $1.9 million works program for sporting facilities around Woy Woy. Mayor Cr Jane Smith said the works encompassed Austin Butler Oval, Woy Woy Tennis Courts and an…


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Council retains tree register under new tree policy

Central Coast Council has retained its significant tree register and will require tree assessments to be conducted by level five qualified arborists with the adoption of its new tree policy on Monday, August 12. Trees…



Eight one-bedroom dwellings proposed for Umina

Interested residents have until August 29 to comment on a development application for an “eight multi-dwelling house” proposal for 433 Ocean Beach Rd, Umina Beach. Central Coast Council put the proposal out for public comment…


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Applicant asks Council to review its refusal

The applicant for a subdivision of a block of land at South Woy Woy has asked Central Coast Council to review its decision to refuse the proposal. Council refused in March an application lodged in…