Copacabana



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…


Upgrades coming for Copa fire station

Copacabana Rural Fire Brigade will undergo a major upgrade paid for by a $59,800 State Government grant. Brigade Captain, Shane Hughes, said the “fairly significant” funding from the Government’s Infrastructure…


Copa men’s shed thanks supporters

Construction has finally begun on the Copacabana Men’s Shed, with the installation of a water supply and initial ground works commencing earlier this month. Shed Liaison Officer, Ian Lord, said…


$9M spent on Copacabana roads

A community campaign and a petition with over 1,500 signatures has resulted in a major upgrade for a stretch of Oceano St at Copacabana. The $9M project saw the roadway,…


Copa’s colourful Remembrance Day

At 11am on November 11, the Copacabana community paused for a minute’s silence to mark 76 years since the guns fell silent at the end of WW11 and 103 years…


Junior surf life saving program returns

SURF LIFESAVING – Nipper programs are returning to Central Coast beaches to deliver surf education and beach awareness education to children. Surf Life Saving Central Coast (SLSCC) will host a…


Funding brings Men’s Shed a step closer

A new building at Copacabana Men’s Shed is a step closer with an additional $127,500 in funding announced by the NSW Government to move the project from a concept design…


Welcome return to stage for Tom

As theatres prepare to once more open their doors to the public following lockdown, Copacabana actor Tom Kelly is set to appear in a new production at Newtown’s Fringe HQ…


Bella to be face of Redkite Week

Copacabana student Bella Farrugia is set to be the face of national Coles Express fundraiser Redkite Week which raises much-needed funds for leading children’s cancer support charity Redkite. Bella, who…




No bowing down to the minorities

Forum – After a very pleasant stroll along the new Terrigal Beach boardwalk, along with many other smiling faces, I was at a loss (as to) what all the objections…


Copacabana doctor helps women in Africa

Copacabana obstetric fistula surgeon, Dr Andrew Browning, has released his first book, A Doctor in Africa, detailing the 17 years he lived in Africa operating on women suffering from debilitating…


Copacabana rallies for dawn service

About 250 early risers from the Copacabana community rallied at dawn on the village green and surrounding areas on ANZAC Day. Long-time resident John Atkinson said before the first light…


Its official … Copacabana Naval Memorial

Residents of Copacabana are celebrating the fact that their Naval Memorial is now registered as an official War Memorial. The memorial was designed and built by Roque Hammal, a long-time…


Copa Men’s Shed plans on hold

Plans to build a Men’s Shed at Copacabana in January were dealt a blow when Central Coast Council refused to allow any construction to begin until the project is fully…


Copa celebrates Australia Day

It might have been as Australia Day like no other due to COVID-19 restrictions, but the residents of Copacabana were determined to make the most of it. Residents came together…