Health

Donation made to community nurses

Community nurses in Woy Woy have received a $3500 donation in recognition of their work on the Peninsula. “This donation is a wonderful acknowledgement of the work the community health…



A triathlon for mental health

Stacy Harsh will be completing her own half Ironman on the Central Coast to inspire others to stay mentally and physically fit and raise money for the charity, Central Coast ARAFMI.




A Stirring Change: Spring Greens

Theme: Spring Cleansing & Self Care – Last week we heard from local Naturopath Kristy Plunkett about the importance of regularly – if not, constantly – prioritising lifestyle actions which…



Go4Fun is now available online

Go4Fun, a program that helps children be more active and eat healthier, is now available online for Central Coast families. Due to COVID-19, the Go4Fun face-to-face program was suspended. However,…





Coast Paddle cut short by bad weather

‘Just keep swimming, just keep swimming, just keep swimming,’ that was Budgewoi’s Bryan ‘Dorf’ Dorfling’s mantra when he tackled the inaugural Coast Paddle over the weekend. On a mission to…


Link bridge installed at Wyong Hospital

Another milestone of the Wyong Hospital redevelopment has been completed with the installation of a link bridge. Completed earlier in September, the bridge links the existing hospital to the new…


Do you have what it takes to foster a child?

With NSW Foster Care Week upon us, Central Coast residents are being encouraged to consider whether they have what it takes to foster a child. CatholicCare’s General Manager for Permanency…



Local mum champions kidney health

A national awareness campaign launched last week by Kidney Health Australia aims to help people recognise the risk factors for chronic kidney disease earlier, increasing the chances of recovery. One…





Tony is forgetting but not forgotten

September 21 marks the beginning of Dementia Action Week 2020 and to participate, Hamlyn Terrace’s Hakea Grove Aged Care has shared the fascinating life story of one of its residents,…