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Comments sought on Bouddi park management plan

National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking public comments on a draft plan of management for Bouddi National Park. Public exhibition of the draft plan provides an opportunity for the community to have a say…


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Mains cleaning at Umina Heights and Pearl Beach

Residents at Umina Heights and Pearl Beach may experience dirty water over the next week or so, as Central Coast Council continues its water mains cleaning program in the area between July 12 and 15….


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Quarterly bills introduced with lower water rates

Central Coast Council will introduce quarterly water bills for the Peninsula, along with lower average water rates, from July 1. The average annual water bill is expected to fall by around $330 in the former…



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Permission sought for underground tanks

The owner of a site where Central Coast Council has refused to permit a fence has now sought permission for two underground rainwater tanks. The owner Mr Tony Denny has taken the fence refusal to…


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Council approves five applications

Central Coast Council has approved five recent development applications on the Peninsula. Council has given consent to DA55579 for applicant S Sardi to build four townhouses at 6 Flounder Rd, Ettalong Beach. The home on…


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New house subject to council approval

A new house will be built at 19 Killcare Rd, Killcare, and the old home demolished if council approves a development application from Fiona Brodie Design on behalf of applicant Joshua Canellis. The proposal meets…


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Helen Ferguson succumbs to injuries

Long-time Pretty Beach resident Ms Helen Ferguson died on July 1 in Royal North Shore hospital after succumbing to injuries from a car accident on June 5. Wagstaffe-Killcare Community Association announced the news to the…


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Community grants

Central Coast Council has announced its latest round of grants in the Community Support Grant Program. Council allocated $120,654 to 36 non-profit organisations, of which two on the Peninsula received a total of $6259. Ocean…


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Unaware he had won

A regular buyer of lottery tickets has won first prize. The Umina man made his regular trip to his local newsagency unaware he had the winning ticket. “I was just over at the newsagency and…