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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…


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Chamber announces new oyster festival venue

The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has announced that the Brisbane Water Oyster Festival would be held on November 11, but at its new venue at the Ettalong Market Complex in Ocean View Rd at Ettalong…


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Shark nets ‘not effective’ at Killcare

A proposal to remove shark nets from local beaches may not receive strong opposition from surf life saving clubs if Killcare Surf Life Saving Club president Mr Peter Bagnall is any example.He believes there would…


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Ettalong Diggers resigns from Chamber of Commerce

The Ettalong Diggers Memorial Club and its CEO, Mr Bill Jackson, have resigned from the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and withdrawn their sponsorship of the Ettalong Oyster Festival.“I resigned from the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce…


Soccer pioneer speaks at Rotary club

Women’s soccer pioneer Ms Julie Dolan has appeared as a guest speaker at Umina Beach Rotary Club.Ms Dolan was recognised in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List with an Order of Australia Medal for her…