Community


Rotary club celebrates 45 years

The Rotary Club of Umina Beach has celebrated 45 years of local and international Rotary Service following its charter from the Rotary Club of Woy Woy in 1976. Publicity Officer…


Community fun day raises $1,650 for Mingaletta

A Peninsula community event on January 26 raised $1,650 for the Mingaletta Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation. Members of the Pearl Beach Progress Association and the Pearl Beach Aboriginal…


Local op shop gives back to community

A local opportunity shop is giving back to the community by donating profits to local charities and supporting those in the community who need a helping hand. Finders Keepers 17…


Help Bob live his dream

After receiving a devastating cancer diagnosis only five years after a kidney transplant, Central Coast radio presenter, Bob Peters, is asking fellow Coasties to help him reach his dream of…




Open house at Sunnylake Shores

Downsizing into an over-55s community often brings significant changes to lifestyle and budget, and just like people, they come in all different shapes and sizes. Ingenia Lifestyle Sunnylake Shores will…


School mums tap into inner artist

Mums at Terrigal Public School tapped into their inner artist for the P&C Mums Masterpiece night, held on Friday, November 27. Organiser and P&C Vice President, Tonia Barclay, said the…



Congrats CCN

Forum – I spent a weekend at Gosford and discovered your very excellent newspaper. It is truly a community newspaper and I found it very informative and unbiased in its…


Congrats CCN

Forum – A huge congratulations on your first edition. So interesting, so well put together with dedicated journalists. As a Peninsular person for 50 years I am so proud of…


Now that’s a community bus stop

The Wagstaffe bus stop has a whole new look, thanks to a determined community. Around 50 residents gathered at the bus stop on November 12 to celebrate the refurbishment. Virginia…



Community outreach projects ‘in the bag’

Bringing joy and kindness back to the community is the Rotary Club of Woy Woy’s focus this Christmas, with the club participating in two new community outreach projects. President Joan…



A farrago of incompetence

Events are moving so quickly in relation to the dismissal of Central Coast Council that it is difficult to know where we stand at any particular moment. The Minister has…


Animal Care Facility wins two awards

Central Coast Animal Care Facility (CCACF) was in the spotlight this October, winning two awards for its work in rescuing and taking in animals. After being nominated by CommBank employee,…



Council accounting anomalies

Forum – I refer to an article in the Community Coast News on August 21 titled “Council act on Auditor General Recommendations”, which includes an overview of how Central Coast…