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The Weekly News 5@5

The lead stories of the week in audio/video format from the newsroom of Central Coast Newspapers in Gosford. This week: Premier and Ministers in Gosford for significant announcementsAwards for locals…






VALE Cecily Prentice

The family and friends of local resident, Cecily Prentice, have paid tribute to her life with a thoughtful reflection on her achievements, dedication to the local community and impact on…




What value the term ‘endangered’?

The endangered Umina Coastal Sandplain Woodland previously covered the entire Peninsula. Only remnant parcels survive. On the site of the aged care development at Hillview St, Woy Woy, there was…





Dwyer and Dowdle recognised for service

The Rotary Club of Umina Beach has recognised two of its members for their service in the community at their Christmas Party this month at the Boathouse Hotel Patonga. The…


Mingaletta celebrates NAIDOC

Local Aboriginal community-based organisation, Mingaletta, celebrated NAIDOC Day 2021 with a smoking ceremony and community stalls on December 10 in Umina. Along with a BBQ lunch, face painting, a history…



Timeframe announced for precinct construction

The $8.25M redevelopment of the Peninsula Recreation Precinct at Umina, which was promised in the 2019 Federal election campaign, will finally start construction in February following lengthy delays in the…


Fourth for Formston at Pismo

PARA SURFING – The 2021 ISA World Para Surfing Championship went ahead at Pismo Beach, California from December 6 to 11, with Wamberal’s Matt Formston and Umina’s Jack Jackson both…




Dom and Jenna to represent region

The Rotary Club of Umina Beach celebrated two of its young members’ achievements last week. The Club’s youngest member, Dominic Hall, was presented a Certificate of Congratulations after being chosen…