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Locals honoured with Australia Day Awards

Blue Bay’s Paula Hardwick has been crowned the Central Coast Citizen of the Year. Paula Hardwick The long-serving Meals on Wheels volunteer picked up the honour at the Coast’s 2021…


Four people awarded Order of Australia Medal

Four northern suburbs people have been awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in the Australia Day Honours List 2021 for their outstanding community service and achievements. They are: Stephen…


Internship for NAISDA graduate

NAISDA Dance College graduate, Emily Flannery, has been selected as Lucy Guerin Inc (LGI) First Nations Intern for 2021. The paid internship, created by the critically acclaimed contemporary dance company,…



Graham shares mogul gold in Sweden

SKIING – Mogul skier Matt Graham of Narara has finished the year in the best possible way, winning gold in the dual mogul FIS World Cup event in Idre Fjäll,…


Business gold for Peninsula

Three businesses have brought gold back to the Peninsula after securing titles at the Local Business Awards gala night on November 30. Umina family business, Dyson Logistics, clinched first place…


Marc Sheather drafted by Sydney Swans

AFL – The Coast’s own Marc Sheather is officially a Sydney Swan. The utility allrounder from Forresters Beach signed with the club after being drafted as a Category B Rookie…


Brisbane Water PD welcomes four new recruits

Brisbane Water Police District has four new probationary officers, following a special ceremony and attestation parade at the Sydney Cricket Ground on December 4. The new officers took up their…







Everglades Bushcare Group wins CEN Award

The Everglades Lagoon Wetlands Bushcare Group has been named Most Outstanding Community-based Organisation at the Community Environment Network’s (CEN) annual BAT Awards. The awards recognise individuals and groups who have…



SoCares wins $2,000 grant

More sick and injured animals will get a second chance at life after rescue organisation, SoCares Animal Care Facility, took out October’s round of the #GreaterCentralCoast community funding round, receiving…



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…


Primary debate team makes school history

Wadalba Community School’s (WCS) Primary Debate Team have made school history as its highest placing team in the Premier’s Debating Challenge. The team of Isabella Koen, Sienna Oliver, Matilda Sozinyu…