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New group calls for compliant development

A new action group has formed calling itself Residents for Responsible Ettalong Development. The group has issued an invitation to Ettalong residents to attend a public meeting on Tuesday, March 19, at the Ettalong Bowling…

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Developer joins calls against non-compliance

A developer has joined calls for Central Coast Council to take a consistent approach to development applications, which ensured they complied with its published planning provisions. “All we want is for council to set a…


Geoff Melville honoured for ‘local achievement’

Empire Bay resident Mr Geoff Melville has been honoured with a NSW Government Local Achievement Award for a lifetime of services to the community. The Rotary Club of Umina Beach publicity officer was presented with…


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Group urges residents to use on-demand bus

The Bays Community Group president Ms Cathy Gleeson is urging Bays residents to take advantage of an on-demand bus to Woy Woy station. “The current service is on a three month trial. “I encourage all…


John Greenway dies after cycling accident

The man behind Opera in the Arboretum, Mr John Greenway, has died as the result of a cycling accident. Mr Greenway of Pearl Beach died on February 26 after the accident in Gosford on February…


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Mayor lobbies for Peninsula drainage

Mayor Jane Smith says she has been lobbying local members of parliament for funding for drainage on the Peninsula in the lead-up to the coming elections. Cr Smith said she had been lobbying for funding…



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Hall packed for networking meeting

The Sea Scout Hall at Lions Park Woy Woy was packed when the Tourism Central Coast held its first networking meeting of the year on February 21. Local business owners heard from Central Coast Tourism…


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Service NSW to open cashless centre in Woy Woy

A new cashless Service NSW Centre will open in Woy Woy late April, Minister for Finance, Services and Property Mr Victor Dominello has announced. Mr Dominello joined Liberal candidate for Gosford Ms Sue Dengate to…


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Complaints about NRMA fence ‘being investigated’

Complaints about the siting of a fence at the NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Park are being investigated, according to Cr Chris Holstein. Umina resident Anthony Shannon told the Peninsula News a recently erected high fence…