The Weekly news 5@5

Central Coast weekly news, October 15, 2021

October 15, 2021: this is CCN’s weekly news 5@5, this week’s top stories reflect the start of opening up after months of lockdown.

This week’s stories

  • Many Central Coast businesses reopened their doors on Monday. While the festivities were only for the vaccinated – spirits were high across much of the community.
  • If you’re confused by the latest COVID rules and you’re discovering the word ‘freedom’ means different things to different people – don’t feel alone.
  • Central Coast Local Health District has reported 17, 18 and 15 daily COVID-19 cases during Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday respectively in their three 24 hour reporting periods.
  • A Barefoot Dutchman has been making his way through the Central Coast this week..
  • The Public inquiry into Central Coast Council has continued this week.
    • The sixth event in this season’s Sail Grand Prix (SGP) has been won by the Australian team, helmed by Gosford Sailing Club Alumnus and Olympic Gold Medallist, Tom Slingsby.
    • The Vissla Pro Ericeria in Portugal has come to an end without lasting success for the three Central Coast competitors
    • Central Coast Mariners are gearing up for the new season of the A-Leagues which is expected to launch for the Yellow and Navy side on November 21 away against Newcastle Jets in Newcastle.
  • And to finish off this week here is some vision of today’s Central Coast School Strike for Climate – held online, for safety reasons.

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