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15 Jun 2020
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On-demand commuter bus service stops abruptly
Council resists campaign for soap in public toilets
Keep coral trees, says shade tree group
Ownership mistake discovered
Registered clubs re-open to limited numbers of patrons
Her own teeth, a sense of humour and an able body
Landcare group seeks answers about damaged trees
Parking meters removed from implementation plan
Proposed swimming pool removal prompts action
Hardy's Bay hall re-roofed
Closing date extended for comment on facilities policy
'Play space' strategy online soon
Library offers select and collect service
Economic strategy to be open for public comment
Holstein elected to fire management committees
Local picnic spots miss out on Council listing
Safety concerns recorded for Peninsula schools
John Della Bosca honoured for service to public health
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Peninsula more vulnerable than average to job losses
Check for unclaimed money, says Crouch
Council and national park campsites reopen
Umina PCYC plans to resume classes
Coronavirus puts damper on 70th birthday celebrations
Designs wanted
Peninsula records low rainfall in wettest month
Mutu St upgrade was needed
Exhaust all public transport and current parking options
Council's parking essay must make us all tremble
Planning Statement raises two queries
Issues keep circulating on planner merry-go-round
Planning vacuum fails to consider flooding
Principal asks that children wear helmets
Woy Woy school is yet to reopen to parents and carers
New plan for Year 5 opportunity class
Digital scoreboard installed at Woy Woy oval
Roosters expect to field three teams this season
Netball association frustrated by lack of clear guidelines
Charity bowls expected to resume soon
Leisure Centre re-opens for exercise
Pretty Beach tennis court reopens
Real estate interest led to local development

Proposed swimming pool removal prompts action

The proposed removal the Pretty Beach swimming pool enclosure by Central Coast Council has prompted the Wagstaffe-Killcare Community Association to seek its retention.

Association president Mr Mike Allsop said: "We are very concerned about the potential loss of a community asset through inattention to maintenance.

"We are also concerned about the unfettered growth of mangroves along the Pretty Beach shoreline which would be detrimental to both access and outlook.

"We envisage an approach to the State Government on this matter as it appears Fisheries policy is driving this."

Mr Allsop said the Association recognised the low usage and maintenance of the pool, yet was nonetheless moved to encourage community engagement in an anticipated consultation period expected soon.

"There has been a prolonged history of mangrove infestation in this area... and the pool itself was most recently cleared of mangroves about six years ago," Mr Allsop said.

"In advance of the anticipated community consultation process, if you have a view on this matter one way or the other, please let us know via email to the WTKCA secretary at"

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