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Vale Kevin Parish

Central Coast commuters lost one of their greatest champions when Kevin Parish died on February 19 at the age of 89. One of the founding members of the Central Coast…




Three more join the 100 Club

An aged care provider at Umina Beach has welcomed a new trio of centenarians to its 100 club. Peninsula Villages residents Doris Wills, Hazel Draper and Allen Badman joined the…


New support service

A new homelessness and support service will open at Woy Woy’s CWA Hall on Thursday, February 25 from 6pm. Central Coast Disaster Relief (CCDR) is an organisation that aims to…


Vale Keith Whitfield

Woy Woy is mourning one of its favourite sons with the passing on February 21 of former Gosford City Council Deputy Mayor Keith Whitfield at the age of 83. Mr…


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….


PCYC celebrates 20 big years

Umina Beach PCYC is celebrating 20 years on the Peninsula, and for the special milestone, will be hosting a free community open day on February 26. Club manager Emma Tanner…


Update on Ettalong’s mystery wall

Central Coast Council has described the mystery wall constructed in the centre of the Rocks Arcade at Ettalong Beach as a “temporary construction site fence”. Several tenants and shop owners…



Netflix to film new TV series

A new Netflix television series starring Toni Colette commenced filming on the Central Coast in late February with a six-day shoot at Ettalong Beach. Reportedly the popular streaming service will…


Meditation session at Ocean Beach

A meditation session at Ocean Beach is set to kick off International Women’s Day on March 8. Making Meditation Mainstream (MMM) Central Coast and Member for Gosford, Liesl Tesch, will…



Woy Woy Newcastle Permanent to close

Woy Woy’s Newcastle Permanent branch will close on March 26 following a decline of in-person services at the Railway St branch. The bank said an expiring lease and a near…




EPA fines Forestry Corporation of NSW

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) for allegedly failing to mark a protected zone during a logging operation at Olney State Forest. EPA…


Barilaro recommends PEP11 not be renewed

Thousands of Central Coast residents are anxiously awaiting a decision on the renewal or otherwise of the PEP11 permit for oil and gas drilling 5km off the coastline. The target…