Teenagers use council facilities ‘in the dark’

Teenagers are using facilities at Umina oval in the evening, despite Central Coast Council not providing lighting for the area.They are using the skate park in the dark and have been photographed playing basketball in…


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Developer asked to resubmit plans

The developer wanting to build 27 residential units and seven town houses on the corner of Blackwall Rd and Farnell Rd, Woy Woy, has been told to resubmit more favourable plans by Central Coast Council.Save…


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Discussions start on rail crossing replacement?

Discussions have started between the State Government and Central Coast Council over the replacement of the Rawson Rd rail crossing, according to the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce.Chamber president Mr Matthew Wales welcomed the move.“We welcome…


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Probus club receives grant

The Empire Bay Probus Club has received a $994 grant from Central Coast Council.The funds will be used to pay for the purchase of a multi-media projector and a portable screen.According to a statement from…


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Man charged over Killcare break-ins

Police have charged a man following investigations into multiple break, enter and steal offences in mid-July at commercial premises in Killcare.Seven shops in the Killcare area were broken into and property, including power tools, computer…


Ryans Rd ‘complete’, but …

The upgrade of Ryans Rd has been declared complete, but it could actually be another three years before it is finished.The final section, near the corner with Ocean Beach Rd, is expected to be completed…


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Rotary club raises funds for drought relief

The Rotary Club of Woy Woy will be raising funds for drought relief at an event on September 1 in Bourke Rd.Club president Ms Jayne Mote said: “The Bourke Road store is donating food and…


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Threshold of 25 submissions recommended

The number of submissions required for a development application to be referred to a public Central Coast Council meeting may be dropped from the current 50 to 25 if a recommendation to the August 13…


Council assessment rejects Sporties proposal

Central Coast Council planning assessment staff have recommended the refusal of the $30.3 million redevelopment of the Sporties site on the corner of Brick Wharf Rd and North Burge Rd, Woy Woy.The recommendation, which councillors…


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Express North Shore rail service ends soon

Peninsula residents will soon be without an express rail service to the North Shore, to allow work on the Chatswood to Epping line, according to Member for Gosford Ms Liesl Tesch.“This change will affect the…