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Super Mums in dramatic surf rescue

A daring rescue at Umina Beach last month has led to calls for increased signage at a popular tourist spot after a family was involved in an almost fatal accident….


Bullion Street carpark sale makes sense

Forum – The sale of the Bullion Street carpark is an excellent idea (“Prospective Umina Beach carpark sale raises local ire”, PP013). In fact, the property was offered for sale…


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…




Life Membership for Rotarian Kevin

The Rotary Club of Umina Beach awarded its first ever Life Membership last month to active member, Kevin Williams. Williams was recognised for over 30 years of service to the…


500th tree to shade the Peninsula

The Grow Urban Shade Trees (GUST) organisation celebrated its 500th tree planting at Umina’s Sydney 2000 park on February 28. But the road to 500 hasn’t always been smooth sailing….





Historic day for local cricket

It was a historic day for a local cricket club last month when the family of a late player pitched on the field named in his honour. Southern Spirit Cricket…


Businesswoman Kate really in Toon

A Umina Beach local has recently received national recognition after being awarded two honours at the Australian 2020 My Business Awards. Founder of the Stay Tooned group of companies and…


Umina doctor takes gold in ultramarathon

Umina Beach doctor Joasia Zakrzewski won the first female place at the Coast to Kosciuszko ultramarathon which started on December 4 at Twofold Bay. Zakrzewski completed the 246km course in…


Group pushes for skate park upgrade

Umina Community Group has handed down its report following its annual general meeting on December 3 at Club Umina. Key findings of the report show the group will be committed…



New post for Ian Jarratt

A former president of Umina Beach Men’s Bowling Club has been elected as president of Central Coast Past Presidents Association (CCPPA). Ian Jarratt was confirmed as president at CCPPA’s annual…


Umina women are football Premiers

Football – A Umina Beach team has clinched the Central Coast Football’s women premiership in a hard-fought grand final at Central Coast Stadium on Saturday, November 7. The 2020 Unity…