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CCTV installed free of charge

A local fire protection company has installed eight new closed-circuit television cameras at a break-in prone Umina kiosk free of charge, following media coverage of the situation. Mr Matt Marland from Marland Fire Protection installed…


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Residents meet with council over Umina oval security

Representatives of Umina Community Group, local residents, a security company and a kiosk proprietor have met with the mayor, another councillor and a council acting-director in an attempt to have security improved at Umina Oval….


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Free English classes at church

Free classes for Peninsula residents whose first language is not English have started with the new school term. The English as a Second Language classes will run from the Woy Woy Presbyterian Church on Tuesday’s…


Proposal to replace single dwelling with three units

A single-dwelling house at 80 Victoria Avenue, Woy Woy, will be demolished to make way for a three-dwelling, multi-unit housing development if it receives Council approval. The proposal does not comply with the minimum lot…


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Tidal baths inspection may lead to remedial work

A council inspection of the Woy Woy tidal baths on Brickwharf Rd may lead to “remedial work”, councillors have been told. “Council is actively seeking approvals from the Department of Fisheries to undertake remedial works…


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Ferry services may start in four weeks, says association

The Wagstaffe-Killcare Community Association vice-president Mr Mike Allsop believes ferry services could start in about four weeks, if dredging proceeds to schedule. “The dredging will apparently involve an initial dredge cut that is aimed at…


Emergency dredging has taken too long – Tesch

Member for Gosford Ms Liesl Tesch has claimed that the “emergency dredging” of the Ettalong Channel has taken too long and no long term solution is in sight. “The State Government’s failure to implement a…


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Wales to consult client before meeting residents

Local planning consultant Mr Matthew Wales has told the Save Our Woy Woy community group he would ask his client before agreeing to discuss the proposed $11 million Farnell Rd development with the group. The…


Council issues asbestos disposal warning

Central Coast Council has issued warnings after asbestos was found in green waste after a bin collection around Umina and Ettalong. The contaminated green waste bin was collected by Council’s waste contractor, Cleanaway. The asbestos…