Activate Foods

Marty and Megan Bowden first started making ready-made meals to help one of Marty’s personal training clients eat well whilst training. That client loved it and told another client, then the ladies at the gym found out and wanted to know what they were missing out on too. The word quickly spread and what was …

The gift of fresh produce for Coasties in need

Box 4 a Buck is a community based initiative launched in April 2019 by Tuggerah based business Farm Fresh 2U. The concept was created with love and is simple. Together with the help of their generous clients they deliver complimentary fresh produce boxes each week to families on the Coast struggling financially or in need …

Property management with a purpose

KEY 2 REALTY Key2 Realty opened its doors in March 2019 and within a year, the social enterprise real estate agency had grown to manage over 160 properties across the Central Coast and Hunter regions.  This is an amazing achievement for any start-up business, but is also testament to their quality service, professionalism and the …

Much needed Veterinary Clinic headed to the Central Coast

For the last 12 months our super rescue team have been working on a project which will benefit the animals of the Central Coast.  Dee Walton and Kim Pickavance from Central Coast Animal Care Facility, Chris Bowden from Claws N Paws, Dr Emetia Cull from West Gosford Vet and Sarah Lufe from Central Coast Community …

Why exercise really is the best medicine

Cancer Rehab Awareness Week September 7–13th They say laughter is the best medicine, and we agree it certainly does help, but recent studies have proven that exercise really is the best medicine – especially in the fight against cancer. Local Cancer Rehab Occupational Therapist (OT) and Lymphoedema Therapist, Kate Perkins, knows this to be true, …

Winter gardening – smell the roses

By VICKEY TAYLORBURBANK HOUSE AND GARDEN Mid-winter has set in. Lucky for us gardeners, we know that spring is just around the corner. The shortest day has passed so spring is not that far away. Many of us have been spending more time at home, and now is a great opportunity to freshen up existing …

The Voice Squad

THERE’S an old saying that if you want something done, ask a busy person. If that’s the case, the Voice Squad – Gail Brigden, Ian Cumming and Russell Bridge – would be obvious choices. The trio, who all turn 79 this year, took out the Volunteer of the Year Award in 2017, and have been …

What do lower deeming rates mean?

MORGANS Good news is currently hard to find, but the new lower deeming rates may give relief to some people through higher cashflows – and comes as good news.  Deeming simplifies how your investments are assessed for Centrelink/Veterans’ Affairs entitlements and aged care fee contributions, by applying a government set interest rate to all financial …

Health on the Streets

A mobile health clinic providing health checks to people experiencing homelessness Central Coast Primary Care is excited to announce Health on The Streets (HoTS), a Mobile Health Clinic that will provide health checks to people experiencing homelessness on the Central Coast.  HoTS combines homeless outreach and clinical care from a custom fitted medical van that …