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Group asks for on-demand bus service

The Bays Community Group has written to the Minister for Transport, local Members of Parliament and Central Coast Council asking for inclusion in a new on-demand bus service. “I have sent off correspondence to the…


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Rescue helicopter spots missing man

A rescue helicopter was called to the Pittwater and Brisbane Water areas, neat St Hubert’s Island to assist the water police with a search for an overdue 83-year-old man who had failed to return at…


Club celebrates life of Rotarian

Woy Woy Rotarians have celebrated the life of fellow Rotarian Ms Fiona Hunt, who died suddenly in May. “We light a candle and raise our glasses to toast Fiona, a proud Rotarian, Paul Harris Fellow…


Indigenous tourism has ‘role’ in reconciliation

Indigenous tourism in Bouddi National Park could be important for reconciliation, according to a former resident, who is now a Stockholm University post-doctoral fellow. Dr Marnie Graham has collaborated with indigenous tourism operators around NSW…


Choir performed

The Pretty Beach Public School Choir performed at Macmasters Beach for the Five Lands Walk on July 7. “The 5 Lands Walk allowed the students to experience and participate in artistic, cultural and spiritual events,”…


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Parents asked to use school crossing

Parents of children at Pretty Beach Public School have been asked to use the school crossing. “It has been brought to our attention that several families are crossing Heath Rd at the corner of Pretty…


Students and teachers walk Kokoda Trail

Brisbane Water Secondary College students and teachers from Umina campus have undertaken a 10-day walk along the Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea. Three teachers and 12 student went on the trip, which started on…


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Central Coast Council confused about flooding?

I write regarding the article Woy Woy Bay Flood Study Starts in Peninsula News on July 2, having a long-held interest in local flooding, ever since many of my friends and neighbours had their houses…


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Reminder about handbag safety

Last week I witnessed a diligent, young woman notice an older lady, packing her groceries into her car in a Woy Woy carpark, who had left her handbag in her trolley. The young lady had…


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‘Pay it forward’ spirit in Umina

We were shopping at Umina last week, and we decided at the register not to have the pork knuckle. To our surprise, as we came out of the checkout, a beautiful young woman and her…