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New Umina skate park and BMX track could cost $3.5M

The Umina Community Group has been told by Central Coast Council staff that redevelopment of the Umina skate park, basketball area and BMX track could cost around $3.5 million.Community group project manager Mr Peter Sprigget…


Woy Woy parking to be ‘key focus area’

Woy Woy is to be one of nine “key focus areas” in Central Coast Council’s new region-wide parking strategy, currently under development.The Council is currently asking the community to take part in a survey to…


Council fails to improve abandoned vehicle response

Central Coast Council has failed to resolve to improve its response to reports of abandoned vehicles, despite dumped cars remaining in place for more than six months.Council voted against a motion from Cr Rebecca Gale…


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Online survey for climate change policy

An online survey about the council’s draft climate change policy opened on November 12.Central Coast Council endorsed a draft climate change policy in August 2018 for public exhibition.The draft policy aims to provides a framework…


Council to develop disability tourism precinct

Central Coast Council will develop an all-inclusive disability tourism precinct “on the coastline of the Peninsula”, according to a staff report to the council on November 12.The “accessible tourism activation initiative” would “establish a set…



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Minister suggests ferry could run in high tides

NSW Minister for Industry and Lands, Mr Paul Toole, has suggested that the Palm Beach ferry could have been running services in mid- to high-tides.However, he said in a letter tabled in State Parliament on…


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More dredging required at Lobster Beach

Dredging of the navigation channel opposite Lobster Beach was about 50 per cent complete by Friday, November 9, according to the latest available update from the NSW Department of Industry – Lands.According to the update…


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Minister questions formal dredging agreement

NSW Minister for Industry and Lands Mr Paul Toole has suggested that Central Coast Council has not formally accepted the 50:50 funding arrangement to dredge the Ettalong channel.However, deputy mayor Cr Chris Holstein said the…


CWA receives donation for drought relief

A local Country Women’s Association branch has been donated more than $14,000 to go towards the association’s drought relief appeal.Donations were made to the Woy Woy branch by the Freemasons on the Central Coast and…