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Public forums proposed prior to Council meetings

Community input has been sought for changes to the structure and timing of Central Coast Council meetings, in a bid to make them more efficient and focused on decision-making. Public forums of 30 minutes before…


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Councillors reluctantly pass 2018-19 budget

Central Coast Council narrowly avoided a Washington DC-style fiscal shut down when several Councillors moved to reject the 2018-19 delivery program, operational plan and resourcing strategy recommended for adoption by staff at its June 25…


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$761m council budget passed

A capital works budget for the next financial year, increased by $50,000 from the publicly exhibited capital works budget, has been adopted by Central Coast Council. It has also allocated funding to major projects, following…




Seismic testing is unconscionable

Local campaigner, Mr Gary Blashke, has partnered with Stop Seismic Testing Newcastle, to raise awareness of plans for seismic testing for oil or gas off the Central Coast. PEP 11 (Petroleum Exploration Permit 11) extends…


2018 Bay2Bay Running Festival held

The 2018 Bay2Bay Running Festival, was held on June 17. The event featured a 12km fun run and a 21km half-marathon, both starting from Fishermans’ Wharf on the Woy Woy waterfront, and concluding at Central…


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Union apparent upsets continue

Round 9 of the Central Coast Rugby Union Competition saw some apparent upsets, in a season which is developing into the most interesting in many seasons. In the Match of the Day, Woy Woy scored…