safety

Appeal for pedestrian safety

Forum – Can someone please explain why there is not a proper crossing out near the retirement places in Karalta Rd, Erina? It’s only a matter of time before someone…



Life savers trained to use drones on patrol

Volunteer lifesavers will be virtually taking to the sky to patrol local beaches this summer. The Surf Life Saving Central Coast Drone Program will enhance surveillance along the coastline and…



Face-to-face first aid training resumes

St John Ambulance has resumed its face-to-face training courses and is urging the region’s businesses to prioritise the safety of their workplaces. General Manager for Training and Development, Martin Thomas,…



Can-do community builds safe path

Visitors and residents of Bateau Bay can now walk in safety from Shelly Beach to Crackneck Lookout completely in the bush, away from busy traffic along Bateau Bay Rd. Residents…




More asbestos found at Terrigal Beach

Central Coast Council is urging residents to exercise caution and report any suspected asbestos containing materials found on beaches or other public open spaces after a resident found more than…


New train fleet declared safe

New intercity trains, called the Mariyung Fleet, have received the final tick of approval to start carrying rail travellers between Sydney and the Central Coast and Newcastle along with the…


Bays ask for help with rates and roads

The Bays community has been told by Central Coast Council that sought-after traffic safety measures are in the hands of Transport for NSW and they will need to apply for…






Pensioner hit by cyclist

Calls have intensified for greater care to be exercised in shared pathways following reports of a 75-year-old pensioner being struck by cyclists on a shared pathway in Woy Woy recently….




Bluebottles arrive en masse

A smack of bluebottle jellyfish has hit Central Coast beaches over the past week, causing major inconvenience for beachgoers. On Saturday, January 9, many beaches became covered with the small…