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Development to proceed in Killcare

A construction certificate has been issued to allow work to commence on a three-storey mixed-use development at 56 Araluen Dr, Killcare. The $1.2 million project will include demolition of the existing building and construction of…


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Killcare fence decision deferred

Central Coast Council has deferred a decision about a controversial solid fence along Wards Hill Rd, Killcare, at its December 10 meeting. Mayor Cr Jane Smith called for the item to be deferred as it…


Woy Woy dog receives Christmas treat

A Woy Woy dog has received a special Christmas treat. Earlier this year, Millie the labradoodle made national news after she was beaten and shot in the head with a spear gun by a neighbour….


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Year of slow progress for community association

It has been a year of slow progress, according to the Wagstaffe-Killcare Community Association. “It’s taking ages for the Turo Park developments to take place, our hoped for progress on the Half Tide Rocks track…


Residents to have say in new skate park design

Local residents will get a say in the design of a new skate park at Umina oval, according to Central Coast Council.Mayor Cr Jane Smith said “community feedback” would be used to guide the direction…



Riding a Harley at 86

Riding on the back of a Harley Davidson isn’t the first thing that comes to mind in the day of an 86-year-old resident living within an independent living village.However, Ms Marion Anderson has taken the…


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Ferry service cancelled during ‘severe’ weather

The Palm Beach, Wagstaffe and Ettalong ferry service was cancelled late on Wednesday, November 28, due to severe and dangerous sea conditions.The ferry had previously been diverted to Patonga for Wednesday and Thursday, November 28…


Men’s shed land lease signals softer approach

A decision to lease land to the Umina Beach Men’s Shed for a nominal rent appears to represent a softening of Council policy on contracts for community facilities.A proposal to lease land at 90 Osborne…


Investigation recommends better channel management

An investigation into the grounding of a ferry in the Ettalong channel in July last year has resulted in recommendations for better management of the channel by the government departments involved.It also recommended the ferry…