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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…

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Council staff sum up Woy Woy plan in two paragraphs

Gosford West Ward Councillor Richard Mehrtens has received a two-paragraph answer from council staff to a question on notice regarding the future of Woy Woy Town Centre. Central Coast Council’s over-arching review of town centre…

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Peninsula Tourism Partners claim council neglect

Peninsula Tourism Partners president Ms Kim Cole believes the Peninsula is constantly being given the cold shoulder by Central Coast Council. “There appears to be a continual lack of council interest in establishing regional events…

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Nursing home proposal to go before planning panel

The Joint Regional Planning Panel will meet in the Gosford Chamber of Central Coast Council on Thursday, January 24, to determine a proposal for a three-storey aged care facility at 45 Hillview St, Woy Woy….

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Chamber reports strong Christmas trade

The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has reported strong trade over the Christmas break. “Our members are reporting great figures over the Christmas break with high visitor numbers and what appears to be more spendable income…

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Peninsula properties deleted from heritage list

A community-based heritage study initiated by the former Gosford Council has been finalised, but Central Coast Council has resolved to delete two Peninsula properties from the list. Councillors resolved to specifically delete 24 Jacaranda Ave,…

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New ownership for veterinary practice

A veterinary practice in Empire Bay is under new ownership. The new Beach and Bay Veterinary Practice has taken over from the previous Empire Bay Vet Clinic and retained most of the clinic’s staff. The…

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Measles alert issued for the Peninsula

NSW Health has issued a measles alert for the Peninsula after a tourist who visited Woy Woy and Umina over Christmas was diagnosed with the disease. The tourist from Canberra visited the Peninsula between December…