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Council declares ‘climate emergency’

Central Coast Council has “declared a climate emergency” on the motion of Cr Kyle MacGregor. Three councillors left the room before the debate, declaring pecuniary interest conflicts did not allow them to stay. Three other…


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Mingaletta presents certificate of appreciation

Mingaletta Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation has presented Coast Community Connections with a certificate of appreciation. Mingaletta representative Ms Pamela Terrell visited Coast Community Connections on August 22 to present its chief executive Mr…


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Drag queen bingo night

The Bays Community Group will hold a Drag Queen Bingo fundraiser at the Bays Community Hall from 7:30pm on October 12. “The night will run for three hours, and includes supper plus all bingo games,…


Students make prosthetic legs

Engineering course students at Brisbane Water Secondary College Woy Woy campus have participated in a challenge to design and create a prosthetic leg. The challenge was set to introduce students to the intricate nature of…


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Umina CWA holds garage sale for Awareness Week

The Umina Beach branch of the Country Women’s Association will hold a garage sale at their hall on September 7. Umina Beach branch president Ms Rikki McIntosh said this year’s CWA Awareness Week was focusing…


Umina supermarket offers ‘quiet hour’

A Umina supermarket is offering a “Quiet Hour” for customers who suffer from anxiety and high sensory stress. Umina Woolworths will dim the store lights and cut sources of excess noise between 10:30am and 11:30am…


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Proposed gym complies with planning guidelines

Club Umina wants to build a gymnasium in the south western corner of the crown land it leases at its site at Carawa and Melbourne Sts, Umina. The proposed gymnasium would have ground floor gymnasium…


Parents asked to forget they had seen parking plans

Pretty Beach Public School has retracted one of its school newsletters after accidently leaking concept plans for parking changes on Araluen Dve. It is understood Central Coast Council was seeking feedback from school staff on…


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Tourism officer signs up as open space champion

Ettalong Diggers Visitor Centre officer Ms Kim Cole is one of 120 Coastal Open Space System Champions who have signed up to help protect the conservation lands, answering the call of Central Coast mayor Cr…


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Police Paddle to start from Ettalong

The Brisbane Water Police Paddle will take place on September 19, from Ettalong to Gosford Sailing Club. The annual event is back for its seventh year. “We have all types of craft from surf boats,…