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Archive - March 2021

No changes to waste and recycling services over the Easter Long Weekend
31 Mar 2021
No changes to waste and recycling services over the Easter Long Weekend
Donít forget to put your bins out as usual this Easter long weekend. Waste and recycling services will remain the same across the Central Coast. Households are reminded to place general waste, recycling and garden vegetation waste bins out for collection the night before their scheduled day, this includes Good Friday and Easter Monday. 
Severe weather clean-up continues
30 Mar 2021
Severe weather clean-up continues
Central Coast Council is continuing a major clean-up effort to restore the Coast's roads, waterways and foreshores following the recent severe weather event. 
Music Is Back With Blues That Will Make You Smile
28 Mar 2021
Music Is Back With Blues That Will Make You Smile
Two of the Central Coastís most beloved Entertainment groups Girrakool Blues Festival and Naughty Noodle Fun Haus have come together to create a new music series with ďBlues at the Fun HausĒ. 
Dine & Discover NSW
27 Mar 2021
Dine & Discover NSW
The NSW Government has launched Dine & Discover NSW to encourage the community to get out and about, supporting dining, arts and tourism businesses and stimulating spending in the economy. 
Construction commences on an inclusive regional playspace at Sun Valley Park, Green Point
27 Mar 2021
Construction commences on an inclusive regional playspace at Sun Valley Park, Green Point
Central Coast Council is progressing plans to redevelop Green Point's Sun Valley Park with the construction of a safe, functional, inclusive regional playspace. 
Seniors Festival returns to the Central Coast
26 Mar 2021
Seniors Festival returns to the Central Coast
Central Coast Council is once again celebrating the NSW Seniors Festival, with numerous events being held across the region this April to provide older residents an opportunity to participate in, contribute to and be included in community life. 
Expressions of Interest to open for a Visitor-based paid parking scheme
25 Mar 2021
Expressions of Interest to open for a Visitor-based paid parking scheme
Council will investigate partnering with an external provider to deliver a visitor-based paid beach parking scheme for the Coast's foreshore areas through an Expressions of Interest process. 
Grace Under Pressure
24 Mar 2021
Grace Under Pressure
After being one of the first events to be cancelled as the COVID pandemic took hold this time last year, Grace Under Pressure is back at The Art House with a real-life look into the lives of health care workers. 
GIVIT coordinating donations and offers of assistance to help people affected by severe storms and flooding
24 Mar 2021
GIVIT coordinating donations and offers of assistance to help people affected by severe storms and flooding
To help people affected by the severe storms and flooding across New South Wales, generous Australians are encouraged to donate money, items, skills and services online at GIVIT.org.au. In partnership with the NSW Government, GIVIT is managing donations during this recovery. 
ADF Supporting NSW Flood Emergency
23 Mar 2021
ADF Supporting NSW Flood Emergency
Australian Defence Force (ADF) helicopters will today deploy to NSW to support search and rescue activities for the flood emergency. 
Local creators to shine in pop-up shops
23 Mar 2021
Local creators to shine in pop-up shops
A selection of works from outstanding local 'Makers and Creators' will be featured across April as part of the inaugural creative activation 'Blank Canvas Central Coast'. 
Australian Government Assistance For NSW Storms And Floods
23 Mar 2021
Australian Government Assistance For NSW Storms And Floods
The Australian Government has activated the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (AGDRP) and Disaster Recovery Allowance (DRA) to support an additional 18 local government areas affected by the storms and flooding across New South Wales. 
Severe weather update: Monday 22 March
22 Mar 2021
Severe weather update: Monday 22 March
Following a weekend of very heavy rainfall and flooding across the Central Coast, Central Coast Council is urging residents to exercise caution when out on our roads, obey road warning and closure signs and avoid driving in and around floodwaters, with multiple local roads impacted by flooding. 
Vaccination Clinic gets green light
21 Mar 2021
Vaccination Clinic gets green light
Coast & Country Primary Care, formerly Central Coast Primary Care, have been given the green light by the Federal Government to start operating a Vaccination Clinic by the end of the month for the Central Coast community. 
Rhonda Burchmore in an autobiographical showstopper, celebrates 40 years in entertainment
20 Mar 2021
Rhonda Burchmore in an autobiographical showstopper, celebrates 40 years in entertainment
Rhonda Burchmore has been an Australian favourite over her 40-year career in show biz, and she has decided itís time to celebrate with a musical extravaganza set to cover Wyong in glitz and glamour. 
Harmony Week at your Library
19 Mar 2021
Harmony Week at your Library
Harmony Week (15-21 March) celebrates Australia's cultural diversity. It's about inclusiveness, respect and belonging. 
Sleep maximizes vaccine effectiveness
18 Mar 2021
Sleep maximizes vaccine effectiveness
With the roll out of COVID-19 vaccines now underway, University of South Australia sleep experts are urging people to reprioritise their sleep, as getting regular and sufficient sleep is known to boost your immune system. 
New missing link pathway to connect Davistown and Kincumber
18 Mar 2021
New missing link pathway to connect Davistown and Kincumber
Central Coast Council will construct a new shared pathway along Malinya Road, Davistown to provide a dedicated off-road route for pedestrians and cyclists. 
Experience Bright Nights at The Entrance this March
17 Mar 2021
Experience Bright Nights at The Entrance this March
The Entrance will come alive from 11 to 28 March 2021 with Bright Nights @ The Entrance - a free creative lighting display taking place nightly at Waterfront Plaza from 7pm 
Senator Payne encourages local hotels and motels to apply for new energy-saving grant program
17 Mar 2021
Senator Payne encourages local hotels and motels to apply for new energy-saving grant program
Small and medium hotels, motels and serviced apartments are being encouraged to apply for a new grant program that can help reduce energy use, improve energy productivity and deliver carbon abatement. 
Domestic abuse - it is your business!
16 Mar 2021
Domestic abuse - it is your business!
A call to speak up against domestic abuse is the focus of a campaign developed by Central Coast Council, local Police, the Tuggerah Lakes and Brisbane Waters Liquor Accords and Central Coast Domestic Violence Committee. 
NZ Warriors return to the coast for training in 2021
14 Mar 2021
NZ Warriors return to the coast for training in 2021
The New Zealand Warriors have once again chosen the Central Coast Regional Sporting and Recreation Complex at Tuggerah as their official training ground and the coast as their 'home away from home' until at least June 2021. 
Active Lifestyles for the future
13 Mar 2021
Active Lifestyles for the future
Planning to support the future active lifestyles of the Central Coast region's communities has begun. 
Kayak Social Group takes to the Brisbane Water for Clean Up Australia Day
10 Mar 2021
Kayak Social Group takes to the Brisbane Water for Clean Up Australia Day
On Sunday March 7th a group of 10 kayakers from the Kayak Central Coast Social Paddle Group took to the water with a goal to clean up Fagans Bay, Gosford for Clean Up Australia Day. Each of them donned their gloves and lifejackets pulling over 20kgs of litter and debris from the waters edge. 
Chloe is Breaking the Mould in the Construction Industry
9 Mar 2021
Chloe is Breaking the Mould in the Construction Industry
A young Cooranbong woman has built her carpentry skills into a career by starting an apprenticeship with Stafford Constructions Lake Macquarie. 
Today is International Women's Day!   Symphony Central Coast celebrates Australian female composers in upcoming concert
8 Mar 2021
Today is International Women's Day! Symphony Central Coast celebrates Australian female composers in upcoming concert
Symphony Central Coast returns to the stage in 2021 in a swash-buckling, rip-roaring, shark-infested concert, celebrating the magnificent music of the movies. 
TAFE NSW helping plug nursing skills shortage
7 Mar 2021
TAFE NSW helping plug nursing skills shortage
The Federal Governmentís JobTrainer initiative is helping plug the critical shortage of nurses in NSW, giving locals an opportunity to enrol in a fee-free nursing course at TAFE NSW. 
Sydney Dance Company the Latest Nationally Acclaimed Company to Bring their Capital City Show to the Coast
6 Mar 2021
Sydney Dance Company the Latest Nationally Acclaimed Company to Bring their Capital City Show to the Coast
Following hit musicals from the Opera House, Bangarra Dance Theatre from the Sydney Festival, and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra from City Recital Hall, coast audiences will be treated once again to a capital city show as Sydney Dance Company return to The Art House. 
Keep an Eye Out for a Pride of Lions Cleaning Up in the Local Community this Weekend!
5 Mar 2021
Keep an Eye Out for a Pride of Lions Cleaning Up in the Local Community this Weekend!
Itís Lions Awareness Day this weekend and many volunteers across the country will be out in their community celebrating, including over 100 Lions Clubs who are hosting Clean Up Australia Day events. 
New Play Coming to Art House Wyong is a Commentary on Unacceptable Social Problems
5 Mar 2021
New Play Coming to Art House Wyong is a Commentary on Unacceptable Social Problems
RAPE & other acceptable practices a play by Dr. Daniel Widdowson, directed by Sylvia Marie Keays. 
Council Invite Community to Provide Feedback on Water, Sewer and Stormwater Prices
4 Mar 2021
Council Invite Community to Provide Feedback on Water, Sewer and Stormwater Prices
Water, sewer and stormwater prices are set by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART), who undertake a review of pricing every three to four years (the period is determined by IPART). 
Young Achiever Jason Owen On Song in Upcoming Mounties Show
4 Mar 2021
Young Achiever Jason Owen On Song in Upcoming Mounties Show
One of Australia's most popular and loved singing stars Jason Owen will be performing a free show at the Halekulani Bowling Club on Saturday March 6. 
Leading Local Dietitians, Eatsense Open State of the Art Clinic in Erina
3 Mar 2021
Leading Local Dietitians, Eatsense Open State of the Art Clinic in Erina
Passionate leading local dietitians, Eatsense have responded to their Coastie fans and are opening a stunning new clinic in March that is conveniently located at 30 Karalta Road, Erina. The state-of-the-art dietitian led clinic on the Central Coast will be the main headquarters for Eatsense boasting multiple consultation rooms operated by a team of highly skilled and experienced Accredited Practising Dietitians. 
Coast's Live Performance Scene to Sparkle in 2021!
3 Mar 2021
Coast's Live Performance Scene to Sparkle in 2021!
Live theatre is returning to the Coast in spectacular form with Laycock Street Community Theatre announcing an exceptional line-up of performers for its 2021 season. 
CCPC Rebrands and Wins Major Tender for Suicide Prevention Service on the Central Coast
2 Mar 2021
CCPC Rebrands and Wins Major Tender for Suicide Prevention Service on the Central Coast
Local not-for-profit Central Coast Primary Care has rebranded and from today will be known as Coast & Country Primary Care. The change comes from substantial growth and expansion of their services outside the Central Coast. With some services in their 20th year, over 85,000 Central Coast residents accessed their diverse range of health programs and community services in the last year alone. 
Graffiti Removal Day 2019
1 Mar 2021
Graffiti Removal Day 2019
Graffiti vandalism costs New South Wales over $300 million per year. Since Graffiti Removal Day was established in 2012, volunteers have removed 141,000sqm of graffiti, saving our community about $10.40 million. 
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