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Railway proposal criticised

The State Government’s railway track shortening proposal has been branded as ill considered, environmentally destructive and a white elephant. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce president Mr Matthew Wales queries the $790 million project. “There must be…


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Submissions received on library name

Gosford Council has received “four or five” submissions on the proposed naming of the new Woy Woy Library after Spike Milligan. Library services manager Mr Alan Flores said the submissions were about 60 per cent…


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Awning dispute resolved

A long running dispute over the aesthetics of a Pearl Beach awning has been solved with a compromise. The awning is to be erected over the public footpath adjacent to the general store. The first…


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Committee hears about consultant

The consulting firm proposed by opponents of the Ettalong fast ferry service, Resource Systems Management Consulting, has made it clear it is “not a substitute for a technical legal response toward the Environmental Impact Statement”….


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Booker Bay boundaries frozen

The Department of Land and Water Conservation (DLWC) has frozen up to a dozen Booker Bay boundary realignment applications threatening public access to beach areas. The applications were made under an old law allowing changes…


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Business nominations open

The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce 1999 Business Awards commence this week with nomination forms delivered to all businesses on the Peninsula, Council Libraries and Woy Woy Council office. Customers are asked to nominate businesses who…


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Craft enrolments

The Ettalong Beach Arts and Crafts Centre is seeking enrolments in its classes. “Currently, we have classes available in quilting/patchwork, pottery, folk art, silk painting, sculpture, picture framing, contemporary and traditional oil painting, drawing, pastel…


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Park takes tourism award

For a remarkable fifth consecutive year, East’s Ocean Beach Caravan Park at Umina has taken out the Central Coast Tourism Award for Excellence in the caravan/camping category. The award is a reflection of the Park’s…


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Fireworks is on again

On what may be the last official Queen’s Birthday long weekend, the Peninsula will again be celebrating with its annual bonfire and fireworks spectacular. Sunday June 13 will see the festivities begin at noon in…


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Club donates to ambulance

Ettalong Beach Club has donated $3400 to the Peninsula Division of St John Ambulance for a defibrillator. A defibrillator is used to give an electric shock to the heart to restore its normal rhythm. It…