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6 Apr 2021
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Two-year delay in dredging decision announcement
Ettalong channel decision long overdue, says Tesch
Comment sought on Esplanade shared zone design
Tesch welcomes State dredging of Ettalong channel
Residents 'should reclaim standing' in planning process
Minimal feedback sought on intersection plans
Help wanted to restore folding bikes
Three townhouse gun-barrel development proposed
Group calls for submissions on design and place policy
Save Our Woy Woy submits objection on Farnell Rd
Environment group decides 'priority actions'
Subdivision recommended for Mrs Wilson's shop site
Comment on nothing?
Submissions raise 14 issues with intersection plans
Council to proceed with paid foreshore parking
Tesch welcomes easing of restrictions
Bookings open for Seniors Festival activities
Emergency planning workshop for seniors
Expired flares collected at Lions Park
Headsets provided for music therapy
Food drive for Coast Shelter
Tesch suggests groups apply for women's sport grants
Church newsletter suggests supporting Mingaletta
Morning tea for Rotary women
Lack of debate on petition draws criticism from Tesch
Marine Rescue offers radio licence course
Titanic Dinner is 'well on track'
Raffle tickets and auction bids available despite sell-out
New signboard for St John's church?
Helping with flood clean-up
Fundraising event for Rotary project in Uganda
Accommodation booked out for Easter
Different activity each day in imagination zone
Third wettest month in 16 years
Stop the sham of 'public exhibition'
Concern at secret parking meters proposal
Pretend consultation while secret decisions are made
Hospital walls decorated with colouring-in
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Another sold-out concert at the Troubadour folk club
Children's leaf artwork workshop at Woy Woy library
Ephemeral art entries close on Monday
Writers' Festival announces six featured authors
Guitar concert planned for Pearl Beach
Blues music brought to Ettalong
Art works on display in Ettalong
Historic first student win in annual volleyball tournament
New mural at Woy Woy South
Parents told of need for Working with Children checks
School disco raises $1740
Parents' group elects new committee
Teachers take part in Connecting to Country course
School leaders attend young leaders' conference
Touch football win
Reading on 25 nights
Libraries resume Storytime sessions
School publishes strategic plan
Charli calls for nominations to Minister's Student Council
Targeted well-being programs support 45 students
School motto resonates with mural artist
Steps to access support from external providers
Unicycle hockey team starts at community centre
Novice bridge championship results
Cricket players win association awards
Junior cricketers receive association awards
Footy Bowls Day attracts 80 bowlers
John Goddard awarded life membership
Free skateboard building workshop at Woy Woy oval
Boat crews win their sections in regional series
Umina bowls results
Touch players make NSW Catholic championships
Delay in championship bowls schedule
Netball results
Inflatable obstacle course for school holidays
Ourimbah to play Lions in first rugby union round
Sets of bowls go missing
Netball teams make it to Hunter League finals
Umina wins two out of three pennant games
Bridge club to hold four red point events this month
Touch association to hold annual meeting
Ettalong bowlers represent zone


Subdivision recommended for Mrs Wilson's shop site

The Central Coast Local Planning Panel will consider a recommendation on Thursday to approve a strata subdivision of a mixed-use development from one lot into three.

The application is for a 472 square metre site at 68 Railway St, Woy Woy, on the corner of Charlton St, which includes a two-storey heritage building known as Mrs Wilson's shop.

The development application has been referred to the Local Planning Panel as the proposal creates lots less than "the minimum subdivision lot size development standard".

The land is zoned R1 General Residential with a minimum lot size of 550 square metres and a minimum width at the building line of 18 metres.

The variations listed from the standard are: Lot 1 of 155 square metres, 71.8 per cent; Lot 2 of 139.8 square metres, 74.8 per cent and Lot 3 of 178 square metres, 67.6 per cent.

The minimum lot width is 5.8 metres is a variation of 68 per cent.

The shop "is being restored and conserved in accordance with DA48230/2015 for retail and commercial use and verandah with attached two side-by-side two-storey residential units (approved 18 May 2016) which front Railway St," according to a report to the Panel. "Construction of the development has commenced.

"Vehicular access to the site is provided from Charlton Street to car parking via a driveway behind the heritage building and residential units."

No public submissions were received about the proposal.

The report concludes that the application by Bruce Kerr Pty Ltd is in the public interest.

"The proposal will continue to provide for the restoration, conservation and adaptive re-use of a heritage item and provide for the housing needs of the community and additional housing on the site consistent with the zone objectives.

The proposal will not impact on the character of the area or the character of the approved development.

"It is not expected to have any adverse social or economic impact."

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