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Five storey development approved for Morris St corner

A five-storey $7.6 million development for the corner of West and Morris Sts, Umina, was approved by Central Coast Council on February 11. The proposed development is one storey above the four-storey height allowed in…


Labor pledges funding for palliative care centre

The Labor Party has pledged support for a palliative centre on the Peninsula in an announcement at the Woy Woy waterfront on February 15. The $20 million palliative care hospice was announced by NSW Shadow…


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Another five-storey development submitted

A development application for a five-storey building near the corner of West and Alfred St, Umina Beach, was submitted to Central Coast Council on February 12. This was the day after the Council had approved…


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Heritage request for two shops on development site

Two shops, which would be demolished to allow a six-storey development at 231-233 Ocean View Rd, Ettalong, should be recognised as heritage items, according to an objector to the development. Local resident Mr Peter Brell…


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Community workshop on climate change

A community workshop will be held at Ettalong Beach this Wednesday, February 27, to give residents the chance to have their say on Central Coast Council’s Climate Change Policy. It is one of a series…


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Draft plan may be re-released with maps

A section of Central Coast Council’s draft Development Control Plan is likely to be re-released after the public exhibition period ends on February 28 to include maps in the floodplain management chapter. Cr Troy Marquart…


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Cakes and biscuits wanted for Bays Fair

The Bays Community Group president Ms Cathy Gleeson is seeking donations of baked goods for the 2019 Bays Fair cake stall. “If you can bake cakes, pies, slices, or biscuits, we’d love to hear from…


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Ombudsman present to explain bills

Representatives of the Energy and Water Ombudsman NSW will be present on the Peninsula once a month to help residents with their bills. The service will be available on the last Tuesday of the month…


CWA branch supports appeal for siblings group

The Woy Woy branch of the Country Women’s Association has donated a range of handmade goods to raise money for local therapy services in Woy Woy. The branch is helping Point Clare primary school student…