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If you like what you see in Peninsula News and would like to lend your support, there are many ways that you can help: As a sponsor – Because of the high costs involved,. in…


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Pensions rise on CPI change

Peninsula pensioners will be helped by pension increases applying from last Saturday, Member for Robertson Jim Lloyd said last week. The maximum single rate age and veterans’ pensions will rise by $4.10 to $361.40 a…


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Ratepayers warned of environmental danger from ferry

The Ettalong Ratepayers and Progress Association (ERPA) says the arrival of the fast ferry signals unprecedented environmental destruction to the Peninsula. Twenty-four concerned residents turned up for a meeting last Wednesday. Committee member Philip Halter…


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Eleven local young people will graduate

Eleven local young people will graduate from a three week intensive pre-employment program this Friday at the Ettalong Beach War Memorial Club. Sheree Arrowsmith, Nathan Clarke, Avaleen Doble, Robert Lenton, Sarah Martin, Erin Orgo, Tom…


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Council’s $8 million of projects are on the way

Gosford Council has issued its progress report for projects undertaken as part of its Financial Strategy and as other special projects. Eight of the 16 projects, all with advisory committees, concern projects on the Peninsula….


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Welcome to Peninsula News

We hope you find our mix of news, features, business, sport and community announcements entertaining and informative. The paper is a non-profit venture, written by peninsula residents for peninsula residents. This means that anyone can…


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Council seeks rail crossing funding

Gosford Council is to seek $100,000 “pre-construction funding” to further investigate three railway crossing options at South Woy Woy. The options would see a bridge or tunnel across the railway line at the bottom of…



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Plans for Woy Woy

Plans which would allow high density development of the Woy Woy commercial area are being prepared for Gosford Council. Planning consultants Keys Young have almost completed a draft Development Control Plan, following two public workshops…


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Big changes are coming

Welcome to the first edition of the Peninsula News – the first paper for 25 years to give exclusive Peninsula coverage. Over the past year, it has become more apparent that momentous things are happening…