Christmas

A very caring Christmas

Community organisation We Care Connect has received over 1,100 requests to provide Christmas gifts to disadvantaged Central Coast children this year. We Care Connect called on the local community to…



Hand-made puddings delivered

The ladies of the Country Womens Association’s Umina Beach branch have sent their Christmas wishes to those in need this week with an annual donation of handmade puddings. The local…


Library closure details

All Central Coast Library Services branches will be closed from 4:30pm on December 24, 2021, resuming regular opening hours from 9:30am on January 10. Out of hours chutes will be…



Make merry with dine and discover

Central Coast residents are eligible for two extra Dine & Discover vouchers, just in time for Christmas festivities. Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch,…



That’s the Coastie spirit

The Christmas Spirit has arrived in The Entrance, with residents donating food to help those less fortunate this festive season through a Food Drive at Lakeside Shopping Centre. Customers are…


Deck the Groves

Each year staff at Hakea Grove compete to have the most festive wing at the centre and this year the competition has been fierce. CEO of Hakea Grove Aged Care…



Santa at Copa

The children of Copacabana are gearing up for a very special visit from Santa on Saturday, December 11. The annual visit, which has been going on for 15 years, is…


Christmas cheer across the Coast

As the region emerges from lockdown and the festive season approaches, Central Coast Council is determined to spread the Christmas cheer after a difficult year. Town centres across the Coast…


Time for festive cheer

As we approach the festive season and bid farewell to a difficult year spent in extended lockdowns, the Central Coast will come alive with a series of Christmas offerings, designed…


Stockings to spread Christmas cheer

Members of the Country Womens Association’s (CWA) Woy Woy branch have helped bring Christmas cheer to palliative care patients with the design of 12 new stockings. The Elsie’s Retreat Project…




Consistent revenue flow over December

Christmas 2020 was a difficult time for many Peninsula residents, but retail, clubs and hospitality venues still maintained a consistent revenue flow over the December period. Ettalong Diggers CEO Bill…



Who needs a sleigh?

A local fire brigade has swapped Santa’s sleigh for a sidecar at its annual three-day Santa run which started on December 10. The Empire Bay Rural Fire Service visited almost…


Coasties urged to buy local this Christmas

After a tough year, Central Coast residents are being encouraged to support surrounding businesses by buying local this Christmas. The community gift card program, Why Leave Town, is one program…