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The Ultimate Guide to Summer School Hols

The Central Coast is the place to be during the summer school holidays. From the beach to the bush, we’ve got the world’s best outdoor playground, offering hours of fun in the sun (or shade). And whether you have an intsy Indiana Jones, a petite Picasso, a little LeBron or a mini Mozart in the family,


Eight Exciting Ways to Enjoy the Winter Hols

Although we haven’t needed the beanies, jackets and scarves just yet, the winter holidays have arrived. From al fresco ice skating to robot workshops – there is so much fun to be had on the Central Coast these July holidays. And some of it’s free. Here are eight ways to make these holidays the coolest ever, thanks to


The Ultimate Summer Staycation

When you’re lucky enough to live in one of the most beautiful parts of the world, why not stay and enjoy it these holidays? As the saying goes, ‘a change is as good as a holiday’, so treat your hometown like a getaway destination and get out and explore this summer. Go on strike from your

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School Holiday Fun for Coastal Chicettes

Daylight savings has ended, the leaves are falling (well, they’re supposed to be)  and school is nearly out: time to start planning for the April holidays. Central Coast families, are you ready to be thoroughly entertained? From fireworks to yoga and horse riding camps to robot workshops – Playing in Puddles, which brings you the best

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A Chic Guide to School Hols on the Coast

To ensure coastal chicettes are having as much fun as chic adults, we’ve compiled the top ten things for families on the Central Coast these school holidays. From waterfront carnivals to cooking classes, Coastal Chic mum Zoe Thomson put some of the Coast’s star attractions to the test with one aim – to entertain Coastie


Coastie Rides: The Entrance to Chittaway

The Central Coast is home to some of the most picturesque bike rides and cycle trails that Australia has to offer. Rides range from flat, purpose-built trails suitable for families, to challenging off-road forest trails for the more experienced mountain bike enthusiast. It’s no wonder bike ownership on the Central Coast is higher than anywhere


In the Kitchen with Julie Goodwin

Standing behind one of several rows of stainless steel benches, armed with chopping boards, knives and a formidable Westinghouse cook top, we get a sense of how the contestants must feel on Masterchef. But Coastie cook Julie Goodwin, who knows all about pressure tests after taking out the inaugural television cooking competition in 2009, instantly puts us



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