PN-Out&About


Art and craft fair opens on

The Pearl Beach Art and Craft Fair will be held on November 9 and 10.The fair will open with an exhibition featuring the works of the Pearl Beach Craft and Art Group at the Pearl…


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Council promotes buying from opportunity shops

Central Coast Council’s Green Living Unit has organised a Woy Woy Op Shop Hop.The event will take place on November 17 and will focus on promoting the sustainable practice of op-shopping to Peninsula residents.“This is…



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Pottery resumes with repair of kiln

Ettalong Beach Arts and Crafts Centre has resumed pottery classes after repairs were made to its glazing kiln.The Centre’s pottery classes had recently been unavailable with the kiln in urgent need of repairs.Centre president Ms…


Foundation holds awards day

The Bouddi Foundation held its awards day at Wagstaffe Hall on October 13 presenting 17 grants to the winners announced last month.Among the young artists to share the $21,000 prize were Umina dancer Shana O’Brien,…


Restaurant wins fourth chef’s hat

A Pearl Beach restaurant has been awarded a Chef’s Hat in the 2019 Good Food Guide for the fourth year running.Pearls on the Beach proprietors Scott and Melissa Fox received the Hat at the Good…


Volunteer thanked by Tesch

Member for Gosford, Ms Liesl Tesch, has thanked a Umina volunteer for her efforts to improve the Umina area by beautifying the suburb’s streetscapes.“Recently I had the privilege of recognising a compassionate and humble member…


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Climate change policy not due before February

The exhibition of Central Coast Council’s draft climate change policy has been delayed until February.The policy has been expected to be on exhibition for public comment for several months, based on previous information from Central…