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Buckholt calls for Peninsula Beachwatch

The local area should involve itself with the State Government’s Beachwatch program says Councillor Lynne Bockholt. Councillor Bockholt made the suggestion after approaches by concerned residents. “I think the program is vital, it has credibility,”…


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Differential tip rate recommended

Central Coast Waste Planning and Management recommends the implementation of a differential pricing strategy at Woy Woy Tip to encourage the sorting of recyclable waste. Recyclables such as car bodies, whitegoods and metals should not…


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Hospital organises campaign for Heart Week

A number of activities will be held on the Peninsula for Heart Week from May 2 to 8. They have been organised as part of Brisbane Waters Private Hospital’s community health campaign. Deepwater Plaza will…


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Fancy yourself a writer?

Would you like to join the hard working team of writers at Peninsula News? There’s so much going on around the Peninsula and elsewhere affecting Peninsula residents that we can’t get to it all. As…


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Groups work on our local environment

Several groups on the Peninsula are working to improve the environment. This column will give reports and updates on current projects. If you have a project or a special event you would like mentioned or…


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Teeth like the Third World

Are we living in the Third World? Well, if you look at our children’s teeth, you might think again. Gosford Shire children, under the age of six, are consistently suffering from elevated rates of decayed,…


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Peninsula News

Welcome to the second issue of the Peninsula News, the new monthly newspaper for the citizens of the Peninsula – now on “the web” as well as in print. This month our major sponsor is…


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Theatre to be built next year

The Peninsula will gain its first purpose-built theatre mid way through next year. The $700 000 performance based theatre will be used primarily by the Woy Woy Little Theatre group but will also accommodate seminars…


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Opinion sought: Is another youth centre needed?

Gosford Council has sought public opinion on the need for another youth centre on the Peninsula. Council’s Building Committee has employed consultants, CD Recreation Services, to gauge public sentiment. The Building Committee wants to ensure…


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Detectives unlikely to return

The re-instatement of detectives at Woy Woy police station is not likely, according to Member for Peats Marie Andrews. Calls from Liberal candidate Debra Wales in the March election were unlikely to affect the situation….