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14 Jun 2022
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No council option to retain Pelican Park playground
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Peninsula News readers disadvantaged
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Random patrols at shopping centre
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Rotary club members collect $6000 for Salvos
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Senior surf presentation held at Diggers
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Just 6mm in 16 days is well below average
Channel plan to cost $1.2M for five 'precincts'
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Feeble justification for delay in council democracy
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Baby baskets donated to mark branch birthday
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Music scholarships announced after annual concert
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Watercolour perspectives in the landscape
New art gallery from local artists
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Channel plan to cost $1.2M for five 'precincts'

Central Coast Council's $1.2 million Woy Woy Waterfront Masterplan divides the waterfront along the Woy Woy channel between Anderson Park and Lions Park into four "precincts".

A fifth is identified around the corner from Lions Park at "Brickwharf Point".

Each area is described by a number of phrases, with no further explanation.

No detailed plans are provided, nor are costings or timeframes.

However, the Council's current draft Budget on exhibition until June 21 shows a $595,814 allocation from general (rates) revenue for "Woy Woy Waterfront Redevelopment" for 2023-24 and a further $320,008 allocated for 2024-25, as well as $300,000 for an upgrade to the Lions Park playground in 2023-24.

The "town centre precinct" is described by: waterfront vistas, gateway landscape, fountain and urban plaza, woy woy wharf, urban plaza cafe, fisherman wharf, waterfront galleries, reactivated woy woy bath and plaza area, heritage interpretations, anderson park children's play space, street markets, night-time economy, enhance tree canopy cover, public art

The second area is Memorial Park described by: Anzac memorial and gardens, heritage interpretation, strengthening foreshore edge and sea wall; protect from flooding and erosion, waterfront promenade, waterfront monthly market, kayaking, canoing, Pelican Island exploration, symphony blow holes and sit-out steps, protect existing tree canopy and enhance canopy cover, public art.

Coastal wetlands is the third area, described by: waterfront vistas, lookout points, observation desks-interpretation panels, coastal wetland exploration trail, sculpture park, shared path cycling and walking, bio-diversity interpretations, protect existing tree canopy and expand canopy cover, enhanced passive surveillance.

"Precinct 4" is Lions Park described by: waterfront vistas, lookout points, Lions Park, children's playground and expansions, barbecue family picnic points, boat ramp, shared path cycling and walking, new street trees on North Burge Rd and pedestrian walkways, enhanced passive surveillance.

"Brickwharf Point" is the final area, described by: waterfront vistas, lookout points, family picnic points and seating, waterfront, public exercise equipment pods, shared path cycling and walking, celebrated street trees, foreshore protection wall, access steps, public recreation pier, amenities.

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