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Mary Mac needs more supplies

In recognition of Homelessness Week which begins on Sunday, August 1, Woy Woy-based community organisation, Mary Mac’s Place, is putting the call out for more support during the lockdown. The…



Love Local keeping us connected

The extended COVID-19 lockdown currently in place for the Central Coast is the perfect time to take advantage of the latest round of Love Local online guides. The Love Local…


We can all get through this

Community leaders are reminding those who may be struggling that help is only a call away as the national mental health charity, Lifeline, has recorded a 25 percent increase in…



Lockdown will end when it is safe to do so

About 150 Central Coast people, some from Long Jetty, joined thousands of others in Sydney for a “freedom” rally protesting Covid restrictions – but it has had exactly the opposite…




Pubs and clubs ‘doing it tough’

The Australian Hotels Association NSW (AHA) has welcomed a raft of State and Federal Government initiatives aimed at supporting businesses and staff during the current COVID lockdown but pubs and…


Restrictions tighten

As the Central Coast prepares to enter its fourth week of lockdown, tighter restrictions imposed from July 19 have added to fears the lockdown could be extended beyond July 30….


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…



Chambers unite to fight Coast lockdown

The Peninsula Business Chamber is calling for the NSW Government to take the Central Coast out of the Greater Sydney COVID-19 lockdown but local MPs are not supportive. “We are…


Loving lockdown?

The past 16 months have been full of challenges for the Lamont family of Ettalong but, second time around, home schooling during lockdown is a source of pure joy. Mother…


Lifeline is there for everyone 24/7

With the NSW Government announcing a two week extension to the Greater Sydney and Central Coast lockdown, Lifeline Hunter Central Coast is urging local people not to suffer in silence…