Killcare

Blue Ring turns up in child’s sand bucket

Killcare Surf Lifesaving Club (KSLSC) has warned residents to be aware of blue-ringed octopuses on local beaches after a child nearly came into contact with the creature recently. “The Blue…


Feels great to be back on the beach

SURF LIFE SAVING – Killcare Surf Lifesaving Club (KSLSC) celebrated the launch of the surfing season last weekend. Club president, Craig Sheppard, said it was a terrific start to the…


Lighting campfires a ‘selfish act’

Emergency services attended a blaze at Killcare on Saturday night following reports of several illegal campfires constructed on a popular walking trail. Firies from the Killcare, Empire Bay and Copacabana…


Decision on Killcare tower deferred

Resident Tony Denny has won some time in a fight against a telecommunications tower proposed for 37 Wards HIll Rd, Killcare. Denny was one of a number of residents who…


Surf club declares mission accomplished

Two local surf lifesavers were honoured with Life Membership from Killcare Surf Life Saving Club on July 31. In a social media post, the Club said the decision to honour…


New virtual market keeps Bouddi buzzing

A Killcare duo has transformed their lockdown blues into a new community business project aimed at supporting locals during lockdown and beyond. The Bouddi Home Markets is a community initiative…


Woman injured on Bouddi walking trail

Fire and Rescue NSW were called to Killcare on Wednesday morning following reports of a person trapped along the Bouddi Coastal Walk track. A 22-year-old female was reported to have…


New DA approved in Killcare

A new two-storey house is set to be built in Killcare following Council’s approval under delegation of the proposal on June 24. The site at 53B Hardys Bay Pde currently…


VALE Fay Gunther

Residents of the Bouddi Peninsula are mourning the loss of community leader and passionate local activist, Fay Gunther, following her recent passing. With over a 20-year history of community leadership,…


Killcare DA approved

A development application to alter an existing dwelling at Killcare has been approved under delegation following concerns from locals about privacy issues and overshadowing impacts. The site at 46 Grandview…


Max rises from pain to podium

KARTING – A Killcare teen has put the pedal to the metal and clinched silver at Round Two of the Newcastle Club Championships last weekend. With only two months experience…


Calls grow for the removal of shark nets

Calls for the removal of shark nets at Umina and Killcare beaches have been made following concerns the nets provide ‘a false sense of security’. Since the launch of its…




Dramatic rescue at Killcare

A dangerous rescue off Killcare Beach on Saturday, February 20, saw a father and daughter duo caught up inside a rip with surf lifesaving teams deployed. Killcare Surf Lifesaving Club’s…


Killcare SLSC stresses surf safety

SURF LIFE SAVING – Killcare Surf Life Saving Club is reminding community members of the importance of surf safety, respecting ocean conditions, and swimming in between the flags. The 2020…


Welcome to the new Bronzies

LIFESAVING – Killcare Surf Lifesaving Club has awarded six of its members bronze medallion honours after an assessment aimed at participating in patrol operations. The club issued Tony Brown (Patrol…


Macyn taps his way to glory

A dancer from Killcare was part of a team which tapped its way to glory at a tap dance competition at Sydney’s Olympic Park recently. Macyn Van Borssum and his…


Don’t light fires on the beach

As we enjoy the long, hot summer days at our local beaches, the Killcare Wagstaffe Rural Fire Service is reminding community members about the dangers of lighting recreational beach fires….