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Club celebrates life of Rotarian

Woy Woy Rotarians have celebrated the life of fellow Rotarian Ms Fiona Hunt, who died suddenly in May. “We light a candle and raise our glasses to toast Fiona, a proud Rotarian, Paul Harris Fellow…


Indigenous tourism has ‘role’ in reconciliation

Indigenous tourism in Bouddi National Park could be important for reconciliation, according to a former resident, who is now a Stockholm University post-doctoral fellow. Dr Marnie Graham has collaborated with indigenous tourism operators around NSW…


CCTV cameras fail to capture vandalism

A spate of vandalism at Umina Oval has revealed that closed circuit television cameras have not been working. Four incidents in the last month have caused kiosk proprietor Ms Gabby Greyem to renew calls for…


Firefighter receives long service medal

One of the Peninsula’s longest serving volunteer firefighters was honoured for his outstanding commitment to his community on May 20, Rural Fire Service Volunteer Appreciation Day. Mr Chris Francis of Woy Woy Bay, was awarded…


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Environment group and Mingaletta receive grants

The Peninsula Environment Group and Mingaletta Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation have received significant funding in the final round of Central Coast Council’s 2017-18 community grants. The Peninsula Environment Group’s Woytopia Sustainable Living Festival…


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Water and sewerage review starts

The NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal is starting its review of the Central Coast Council’s prices for water, sewerage and related services. New prices will apply from July 1, 2019. Tribunal chairman Dr Peter…


CWA branch celebrates 86 years

The Country Women’s Association Woy Woy branch celebrated its 86th birthday on June 6 at its Woy Woy hall. Members held a birthday luncheon to celebrate the milestone and to reflect on the history of…


Scientific paper on local pelicans expected soon

A scientific paper is expected to be published soon on a five-year study of 36 pelicans that were wing tagged in the Peninsula area. The paper, to be published internationally, will describe movements, survival, breeding…


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Council releases first strategic plan

The first combined Community Strategic Plan for the region, titled One – Central Coast, has been officially adopted by Central Coast Council. The plan represents the culmination of 18 months of consultation with the community…


No agreement on how to fix beach erosion

The Member for Gosford, Central Coast Council, the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and the community all want to fix the declining amenity of Ocean and Umina Beaches but they do not appear to be able…