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01 Jun 2020
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Woy Woy could see up to 6000 new dwellings
Woy Woy to be 'high density' residential and office area
Population projected to grow less than national average
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Statement is tragic reflection of planning system
Only interested in inappropriate development?
Travesty to take park from so many who enjoy it
Council is destroying a wonderful place to live
Strategic plan is as much use as a hole in the head
Residents are completely ignored
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Parking meters and carpark with shuttle bus proposed
Coastal walking track to undergo $1.4 million upgrade
Conservatorium artistic director airlifted to Sydney
Jayne Mote named volunteering 'living legend'
Helicopter patrols power lines for bushfire prevention
Council to act on lagoon plan, seven years later
Feedback opportunity for Mt Ettalong Reserve
Keep natural look and feel at Mt Ettalong, survey finds
Tesch wants ideas for shared public spaces
Council approves work on Umina CWA hall
Rotary club makes donations to regional charities
Boat ramp closed
Rotary club hosts international speaker online
CWA work continues despite restrictions
Volunteer recognised for 15 years of pet therapy
Council rebrands bushcare program
Council chief keeps power to decide all tenders
Tesch calls for bee industry recovery plan
Restrictions on passenger numbers 'unworkable'
Local business vital in unprecedented times, says MP
Club hears about Rotary project in Nepal
Police seek whereabouts of missing woman
Aged care resident pays surprise visit for 94th birthday
Lottery win
Project wants reports of whale sightings
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Fuel prices: Talking, writing and urging is not working
Plastic debris on beaches almost unbelievable
Try local police station for lost keys
Make dog signs bigger
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Pearl Beach music scholarship concert is postponed
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Woy Woy loses demountable classroom
Social distancing not required on buses, says operator
Year Five opportunity class placements delayed
Kindergarten information sessions rescheduled
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Surfing coach wins award
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Wrecked at Bouddi Point
Paddle steamer wreck gives Maitland Bay its name

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 one of the improvements to the eight-kilometre track.

Stage one has started from "Bridge 8" to Gerrin Point lookout, followed by a section from Bullimah to Bridge 8.

The second stage will be Mourawaring to Little Beach, stage three from Caves Bay to Bugs and then stage four from Mt Bouddi Track to Maitland Bay Headland.

Sections of the track will be closed when required and National Parks will notify the community.

However, visitors have been to check their website for updates and alerts before heading into Bouddi National Park.

"This is one of our region's most visited open spaces thanks to its spectacular views and beautiful beaches," said Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch.

"Parts of the Bouddi Coastal Walk are very exposed to rain and wind conditions, and due to high pedestrian usage, this $1.4 million upgrade is needed to keep the track safe and user friendly.

"The work includes replacing sections of track including new stone work, steps, track re-surfacing, improved drainage and erosion, improving signage for the track route and removal of aged infrastructure."

Mr Crouch said work would be undertaken by National Parks and Wildlife Service staff as well as contractors, with funding from the NSW Government's Improving Access to National Parks program.



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