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Collapse Issue 438 - 12 Feb 2018Issue 438 - 12 Feb 2018
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Ettalong Bowling Club proposes merger with Sporties
Council to consider making a submission about Sporties
Regional planning panel inspects Sporties site
Waterfront group calls for withdrawal of Sporties' plans
Mehrtens considers independent Sporties' assessment
Sporties' proposal big enough for panel referral
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Boom gate failure adds to level crossing danger
Almost $1 million to be spent on beach erosion
Fund may go to Patonga boat ramp and Woy Woy wharf
Holstein lists Peninsula roadworks
Playgroup calls on Council to justify herbicide use
Scientific paper written about our cultured pearls
Second youth festival to be smaller evening event
Exchange student returns for Rotary club's birthday
Solar business claims to have been misrepresented
Tree group prepares for National Tree Day
Library wants children for 'some creative building'
Updated map of Brisbane Water is released
Volunteers praised
MP to hold 'Listening Post'
Plan Ahead Day at Woy Woy courthouse
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Few applications heard by council, fewer rejected
New smart planning paradigms should mean less cars
Council approval unacceptable
Democracy needed in planning process
Where is the Peninsula Urban Directions Strategy?
We're already fat enough
Ocean Beach is quite different to Ettalong foreshore
Save our beach - our future may depend on it
Fight for our land before it is gone forever
The Peninsula has been forgotten
Constructing a Swiss cheese plan with holes of neglect?
Barry Cohen was popular and energetic Member
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New rehabilitation ward at private hospital
Fitness equipment installed at Killcare
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Bouddi Gallery celebrates 10 years
Duo and folk singer to appear at folk club
Collapse  EDUCATION EDUCATION
Local schools have received $1.5M, says MacDonald
School crossing supervisor needed at Umina
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Kaylah wins Australian under-16 championship
Young player invited to train with West Ham United
Bowling club celebrates member's 100th birthday
Two Umina surf club members win Council awards
Rookie of the month
Local lifesavers in winning State team
Lions to support women's rugby
Bridge clubs introduces new activities

The Peninsula has been forgotten

Being one of the oldest and most densely occupied areas of the NSW Central Coast, the Woy Woy Peninsula area has been basically forgotten.

Peninsula ratepayers have poured millions of dollars into Gosford Council coffers with little to show for the monies collected.

This is not just now but has happened over many, many years.

Residents have to plead to have the channel dredged to let ferries have access and roads lay virtually untouched for decades with no footpaths or kerbing.

High tides cover the wharf at Woy Woy and even spill over into some streets.

Council builds a swimming centre and a football oval and they think that will placate the concerns of all.

Orange Grove Rd running past many million dollar homes does not even have a footpath for wheelchairs or pedestrians.

It is so obvious that Peninsula rate monies have been spent on other parts of Gosford Shire.

Older and poorer suburbs like Redfern, Waterloo and Leichhardt in Sydney at least have had footpaths and kerbing for many years.

Peninsula residents should revolt and stand up and tell Council that we have had enough and we are not going to put up with this treatment any more.

We deserve better.

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