Bronze Medallions have been presented to our first female lifesavers who served during World War II.
Six of the lifesavers were present to receive their Bronze Medallions in a red carpet event in front of hundreds of people in what is believed to be another first: the largest Bronze Medallion presentation Australia has ever seen.
Wamberal Rural Fire Brigade is turning 60 with two special Anniversary Celebrations on the Saturday 23rd September.
The Terrigal women who provided a surf lifesaving rescue service from 1942 -1945 as men went off to the Second World War are to receive their bronze medallions after a wait of 75 years.
Many in the community are concerned about a very large 80 place child care centre right at roundabout with the Central Coast Highway and Old Gosford Road. They fear for the safety of children and feel that the location of the site so close to the intersection makes it unsuitable for a child care centre.
It has been a big year with many challenges with huge efforts to protect our parks, Memorial Hall and environment for the future but we have had many terrific outcomes with 2017 shaping up to be a positive year for our local community.
A celebration picnic, native gardens, baby kids market and weekend gigs – its a busy weekend.
The Bato Yard skate park with the deepest bowl in Australia (at 3.6 metres) officially opens on Sunday.
Earlier times in the district of Wamberal is a special book on the early history of Wamberal and is a must for every local family.
The worst storm since 1974 saw monster waves combine with the year’s highest tide to cause devastation to Terrigal businesses and infrastructure whilst homes along Wamberal Beach narrowly escaped serious damage. With images and video from the Newcastle Herald.
A fundraiser for the Gosford Branch of the Children’s Medical Research Institute is on this Sunday at the East Gosford Progress Hall on Henry Parry Drive, East Gosford from 9am