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Roundabout is wrong solution

I know road works cost a fortune, never finish on time and always overrun by about double the originally estimated cost.Just look at what is happening in Sydney.But, how can it possibly be estimated to…


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Arts business plans have been submitted

Bruce Hyland wrote (Civic facilities needed for socially-aware community, Peninsula News edition 457) that we need to see a business plan for a performing arts centre before we commit to one.Past president of the Friends…


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Others take Paris Accord seriously

I recently returned from an eight-month trip which took me to China and southern Europe where I was pleased to see governments and businesses taking the Paris Accord seriously, killing nuclear power, closing gas and…


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Another roundabout – no, no, no, no, no, no

Matthew Wales, Central Coast Council and the NSW State Government: No, no, no, no, no, no.The last thing we need on the Peninsula is another damn roundabout.It has been shown time and again that roundabouts…


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Trusty post lady resigns after 23 years

Through rain, sleet, storms, heat waves and fires, our trusty post lady Vanessa Lyne has never let us down.Always friendly, helpful and just a really nice person, Vanessa has gone beyond the call of duty…



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Food drive for Mary Mac’s

A “food drive” is being held at a Woy Woy shopping centre to support Mary Mac’s Place.Mary Mac’s manager Ms Catherine Pantehis said the food drive would help Mary Mac’s feed hundreds of in need…


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Six new surgeons at hospital

Six new surgeons have come to Woy Woy.Brisbane Waters Private Hospital chief Ms Kathy Beverley said: “We have had some great surgeons join our team this year: Dr John Morton and Dr Ed Bateman orthopaedic…


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White Ribbon Day at Umina campus

Brisbane Water Secondary College Umina Campus held a White Ribbon Day event to raise awareness of family violence on November 23.The event was highlighted by a multi-school assembly which was attended by students from public…