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Scientific paper written about our cultured pearls

A scientific paper about cultured pearls grown in Woy Woy has appeared in the international journal, Gems and Gemology. Researchers from Macquarie University and Johannes Gutenberg University in Germany have written about their findings a…


Playgroup calls on Council to justify herbicide use

Members of the Nature Play Group from the Peninsula Environment Group have called on Central Coast Council to justify use of a scheduled herbicide in the “drainage easement” adjacent to Neera Rd, Umina. The playgroup…


Holstein lists Peninsula roadworks

Deputy mayor Cr Chris Holstein has responded to criticism of lack of road maintenance on the Peninsula. He said Central Coast Council had scheduled work for the coming 12 months including resealing, initial design works…




Boom gate failure adds to level crossing danger

The failure of boom gates at the Rawson Rd level crossing and an inadequate response from NSW Trains has added to the danger of the level crossing, according to Member of Gosford Ms Liesl Tesch….


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Ettalong Bowling Club proposes merger with Sporties

Ettalong Memorial Bowling Club has proposed an amalgamation with Woy Woy Bowling Club, in response to a call for expressions of interest by the Sporties’ club. Ettalong’s merger offer is conditional on trading from the…


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Council allows cinema to open while work is finished

Gosford Council has issued an interim occupation certificate for Ettalong’s Cinema Paradiso. The interim certificate means that the cinema can now re-open and operate while further building work is completed. Peninsula residents can now enjoy…



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History and heritage of the Woy Woy Peninsula

Thank you for the response to last issue’s History and Heritage column. I’ve been able to answer a few of your questions this month, and I’ll he happy- to receive any feedback or requests. If…