Community

Cooking for a community

Gosford RSL Club has stepped up to the plate to help Coast Shelter while it is impacted by the COVID-19 restrictions. With the Shelter’s volunteers are in lockdown, the Club’s…



Valé Dr Stephen Goodwin

Former Mangrove Mountain resident and dedicated community campaigner, Dr Stephen Goodwin, passed away on July 9 in Harbison’s Care Home at Moss Vale in the Southern Highlands. He was first…




Community demands summarily dismissed

Forum – The public inquiry into Central Coast Council’s financial fiasco is under way (Public submissions to inquiry to close June 21, CCN 295). Nevertheless, as I pointed out when…



ARAFMI holds open day

Central Coast ARAFMI, or Association of Relatives and Friends of the Mentally ill, is hosting an open day on June 9 to show the community what services they offer and…




Annual volunteering awards ceremony held

Volunteering Central Coast held their annual awards ceremony on May 26, recognising individuals on the Coast who devote their time, energy and enthusiasm as volunteers in the community. The event,…




Merindah Avenue enjoys its own ANZAC service

Although many Coast residents opted to return to organised major services on ANZAC Day this year, one small community at Green Point so enjoyed last year’s intimate atmosphere under COVID-19…



Community Defib Project to be launched

A team of paramedics will launch the Community Defib Project at the surf lifesaving club at Catherine Hill Bay on Saturday, April 10. The event will demonstrate the importance of…





Homeschooling families thrive

During COVID-19 restrictions, home education became the new norm; but for many Central Coast families, homeschooling was something that, as a family, they had already adopted. Vivienne Fox from Avoca…