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Utility LDV T60 MAX Luxe 2022

If you’ve never considered a Chinese car because of quality and power concerns, now’s the time to have another look. With the arrival of the 2022 LDV T60 MAX ute,…





Book Review – Silverview

Author: John le Carre – Publisher: Peguin – Published posthumously, this is the 26th novel from John le Carre, a former British Intelligence officer who became a world renowned author….


It’s Shelly’s wave

The Shelly Beach Malibu Club, a short and long boarding club for women, has received an injection of funding following its successful application for a Surfing NSW grant. Driven by…


Op shop village hosts local band

A local band has helped lift shoppers’ spirits in Point Clare, playing out a series of 60s, 70s and 80s music at the Fairhaven Op Shop Village. Crescendo has been…


Consider adopting a new furry friend

Families looking to bring a new furry friend home this Christmas are encouraged to ‘adopt not shop’ when making their choice. The ‘adopt not shop’ campaign comes six months after…



Hand-made puddings delivered

The ladies of the Country Womens Association’s Umina Beach branch have sent their Christmas wishes to those in need this week with an annual donation of handmade puddings. The local…


Library closure details

All Central Coast Library Services branches will be closed from 4:30pm on December 24, 2021, resuming regular opening hours from 9:30am on January 10. Out of hours chutes will be…




Book Review – The Sentence

Author: Louise ErdrichPublisher: Corsair Tookie is an Ojibwe woman, living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is a self-described “ugly woman”, inside and out who enjoyed lying. She has also just gotten…