Health

Taylor Robins remembered at fundraiser

A fundraiser and trivia night will be held on Saturday, September 20, at Ettalong Diggers to raise money for brain cancer research in memory of a former St Philip’s Christian…



Chatterbox Challenge is on

  Gosford born professional surfer Rebecca Woods has gotten on board the 2014 Chatterbox Challenge as an ambassador. An initiative of five charities; Multicap, Endeavour Foundation, Cerebral Palsy League, Life Without…


Mother’s no nonsense guide released

Gosford mum Heather Irvine has released “The Birth of the Modern Mum”, a mother’s no nonsense guide to looking after herself in baby’s first year. Ms Irvine, who is a…



Speaker at International Conference

Avoca resident Dr Romaine Rutnam spoke at the International Conference on End of Life (ICEL) at the Queensland University of Technology Australian Centre for Health Law Research from August 13…


Conservatorium offering Music Therapy

The Central Coast Conservatorium is now offering Music Therapy to people of all ages and abilities on the Central Coast. The Music Therapy sessions at the Conservatorium are tailored for…


Get Smart with Sharps reminder

Gosford Council has launched its 2014 Get Smart with Sharps reminder campaign to keep the community clean from needles and syringes. Now in its sixth year, the award winning initiative…


Woman airlifted after riding accident

A woman injured in a fall from her horse on a Central Mangrove property on Tuesday, July 15, was fl own to hospital in Sydney. Ambulance paramedics called the CareFlight…


Hearing Awareness Expo in Gosford

Better Hearing Australia Central Coast will hold a Hearing Awareness Expo on Friday, August 29, at the Gosford Anglican Church from 9:30am. Professor Anthony Hogan from the Australian National University…


Positive Ageing Strategy adopted

Gosford Council has officially adopted the Central Coast Positive Ageing Strategy. This is a joint project with Wyong Council to plan for and strategically respond to the region’s ageing population….




Coast’s water security under threat

  The community has again taken peaceful direct action outside the front gates of Rocla Materials Pty Ltd’s sand quarry at Calga on Saturday, July 12.  Camp Quoll spokesperson Mr Ian Sutton said the community gathered to highlight the failings of…



Correction

In the last edition of the Coast Community News, we published a story titled “Give clear instructions for end-of-life care”. The story listed the incorrect meeting place of the next…




Diabetes sufferers need support

Member for Gosford Mr Chris Holstein is calling on Gosford residents to consider the emotional toll that diabetes can have on people living with or caring for someone with diabetes…