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Not happy with Council

In response to council amalgamation. Will the State Government print in our local papers the legislation that states the State Government has the power to force councils to amalgamate? Gosford…


Sick of broken promises

I have lived in Gosford for 35 years. We had a Grace Bros, a cinema and many other specialty stores and Gosford was a great place to live. Now we’ve…



Rock-pool is dangerous

I wish to draw to the attention of your readers and of course Gosford Council the dangerous access to MacMasters Beach rock-pool. The access steps end a couple of metres…


Sick of broken promises

I have lived in Gosford for 35 years. We had a Grace Bros, a cinema and many other specialty stores and Gosford was a great place to live. Now we’ve…




FOPAP patron pleased with support

As the patron of the Friends of the Performing Arts Precinct, it gives me much pleasure to read of the strong support currently being given to the prospect of a…


State governments are superfluous

As much as I hate to agree with the Big L Liberal flag flying Robert Findley, I must. His observation (Remove state government, Forum, Nov 4) is something, although a…



Who governs whom?

I have been speaking to a lot of the citizens about the amalgamation of councils in NSW and have come to the conclusion, like my colleagues, that we will have…


Remove state governments as the middle tier

After an extensive search for why the Government wishes to amalgamate councils I have come to the following conclusions. Political parties wish to dominate the councils. Any federal government grants…


Credit where credit is due

I wish to thank Chris Holstein for his foresight in getting the State Government onto the West Gosford turn off with Brisbane Water Drive. It only goes to show the…




Failure to collect garbage causes issues

On Thursday, October 15 the yellow bins failed to be picked up from Glennie St, North Gosford/Wyoming, in the morning. I do not know whether other streets suffered the same…


Proposed misuse of crown land is unlawful

When the 600 people are eventually identified for forced relocation from Canberra, they will do exactly what WorkCover did: start applying for Canberra jobs to return to their homes and…


Council was wrong not JRPP

If Gosford Council wants high rise across the CBD, it should have initiated a Gateway process to increase height limits before even offering 30 per cent incentives. The proposed towers…



Our City, Our Destiny out of our control

Treasurer Scott Morrison’s announcement that the ATO’s 600 staff would be located on the former school site near the waterfront shows remarkable change over a five-year period. The site was…