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No dates set for panel hearings

The assessment process for two proposed Woy Woy developments, worth a combined total of around $58 million, has not progressed since May. The Hunter-Central Coast Joint Regional Planning Panel is the consent authority for both…


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Jet skiers rescued from cliff face

Two jet ski riders have been airlifted to safety after they became stranded halfway up a cliff off Pretty Beach on Sunday, June 24. Broken Bay Water Police were alerted at 8pm to two men,…


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Time limits proposed for council meetings

A time limit on debate is being proposed for Central Coast Council meetings in a bid to avoid the need for extra meetings. Mayor Cr Jane Smith said meetings were regularly exceeding the set finishing…


Solicitor appointed Rotary club president

Local solicitor Mr Paul Quinn has been installed as the new president of the Rotary Club of Umina Beach at the club’s 2018-19 Changeover. Outgoing president Mr Mike Curley was thanked for completing two years…


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New president welcomed at Woy Woy Rotary

The Rotary Club of Woy Woy has welcomed its new president, Ms Jayne Mote, at its 2018-19 Changeover. Retiring president Mr Russell Grove was also honoured at the event, held at Umina Surf Club in…


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Council to seek special conservation zoning

Central Coast Council will write to the NSW Minister for Planning to ask that a special E5 environmental zone be included in the NSW Standard Instrument Principal Local Environment Plan. The council would use the…


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Plans to be drawn up for skate park upgrade

Plans to upgrade the Umina Skate Park and BMX track will be drawn up with a $50,000 allocation in the Central Coast Council’s 2018-19 budget. The money will be used only for community consultation and…


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Depot safety project almost complete

A work health and safety pilot program at Central Coast Council’s Woy Woy Depot is 85 per cent complete, according to an update of 2017-18 capital projects. Councillors were told at their June 25 meeting…


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Council plans 66 projects for the Peninsula

Around 46 streets and roads on the Peninsula will receive attention in the coming year, with 66 individual projects listed for the Peninsula in the Council’s operational plan. “The projects vary from major upgrades to…


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Council reduces fee increases for Senior Cits Centre

Central Coast Council has reduced its proposed fee increases for use of the Ettalong Senior Citizens’ Centre as a result of community pressure. As a result of 17 objections from community members, Council determined to…