Boat ramp closed

The Central Coast Council has announced through social media that it has temporarily closed the Correa Bay boat ramp.The ramp and part of the car park will be closed while the council upgrades the facility.Weather…


Tesch calls for bee industry recovery plan

Member for Gosford Ms Liesl Tesch used World Bee Day on May 20 to call for a recovery plan for the beekeeping industry to maintain the state’s production of honey.“Apiarists across the state have been…


Council rebrands bushcare program

Central Coast Council is rebranding its bushcare program as the Environmental Volunteer Program.This revamp follows a survey last year among Landcare volunteers on how they thought the program could be improved.There were 233 respondents, representing…


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Woy Woy loses demountable classroom

Woy Woy Public School has lost one of its demountable classrooms.“Sadly, as it became apparent that our student numbers have fallen, we were informed that we would lose a demountable classroom,” school principals Ms Ona…


CWA work continues despite restrictions

The Woy Woy branch of the Country Women’s Association has continued with its charity work despite coronavirus restrictions.“After closing our hall to hirers in mid March and unable to meet every Wednesday, we adapted and…


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Plastic debris on beaches almost unbelievable

All it takes is a strong onshore breeze and a king tide to let our beaches remind us of the devastating effect of plastic on our oceans and the life that they support.From Putty Beach…


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Jayne Mote named volunteering ‘living legend’

Brisbane Water Rotary club publicity officer Ms Jayne Mote has been named by Volunteering Central Coast as the Living Legend Volunteer of the Year for more than 10 years of volunteering with the same organisation.Ms…



Coastal walking track to undergo $1.4 million upgrade

Bouddi Coastal Walk stretching from Putty Beach to MacMasters Beach will undergo a $1.4 million upgrade in four stages over three years.Thirty loads of materials have already been delivered by helicopter to remote areas for…


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Online access for religious and ethics education

Umina Beach Public School has given students access to new online curriculums being offered by approved providers of Special Religious Education and Special Education in Ethics, according to principal Ms Lyn Davis.These providers normally travel…