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Tidal baths inspection may lead to remedial work

A council inspection of the Woy Woy tidal baths on Brickwharf Rd may lead to “remedial work”, councillors have been told. “Council is actively seeking approvals from the Department of Fisheries to undertake remedial works…


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Ferry services may start in four weeks, says association

The Wagstaffe-Killcare Community Association vice-president Mr Mike Allsop believes ferry services could start in about four weeks, if dredging proceeds to schedule. “The dredging will apparently involve an initial dredge cut that is aimed at…


Emergency dredging has taken too long – Tesch

Member for Gosford Ms Liesl Tesch has claimed that the “emergency dredging” of the Ettalong Channel has taken too long and no long term solution is in sight. “The State Government’s failure to implement a…


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Wales to consult client before meeting residents

Local planning consultant Mr Matthew Wales has told the Save Our Woy Woy community group he would ask his client before agreeing to discuss the proposed $11 million Farnell Rd development with the group. The…


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Negative response, yet the trend continues

With monotonous regularity, the Peninsula News reports on the latest development applications that highlight the trend in mid-rise, over-development residential applications. Each time we are reminded of how these applications exceed zoning height and floor…


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Pleas ignored by indolent council

In defence of Jasmine Greens Kiosk, Central Coast Council has been caught out again. We now learn that the Council-leased Jasmine Greens Kiosk in Umina has once again been damaged by vandals. The kiosk manager…



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Walk is a pleasure, except for the footpath

Take a walk (that is if you are game) along the Beachside Esplanade of Umina Beach on a bright sunny day with a slight sea breeze blowing. What could be more beautiful in life, except…


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Kerb and gutter in my lifetime?

Call me cynical but when I read the headline that Council will no longer charge property owners for kerb/guttering or footpaths I thought that it was a good decision, but reading further into the article…


Lions donate trauma teddies

Woy Woy Lions Club have donated 72 trauma teddies to local Clare NSW Ambulance Service and Umina Beach and Ocean Beach Surf Life Saving Clubs to be handed out to young children and adults they…