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Will the disabled access be fixed?

[Forum] Disabled access to the Pavilion at Woy Woy has been made more difficult than ever with the current road works at Deepwater Plaza. Nobody can use the access ramp…



Australians more prosperous now than ever

[Forum] R. Findlay’s comment that “the economy has been going backwards for the past 40 years” (“Getting back to normal’, CCN 255) is, of course, complete nonsense. On the contrary,…


Bayview Cr needs an upgrade

There’s no doubting much of the Central Coast’s roads are being maintained and constructed to a very high standard. But unfortunately some are still waiting for the attention they also…





An airport by any other name…

[Forum] What can we make of this Council’s renaming of Central Coast Airport to Warnervale Aircraft Landing Area (ALA)? Well, it’s about perception. It removes the emphasis from a Central…


Getting back to normal

[Forum] I have watched our economy going backwards over the past 40 years. The major problem I think is that executive salaries are going too high, company directors want too…



Full of news … and dry too

[Forum] It has taken me a while to write this, but I was determined to do so. Since I discovered this paper in Erina Fair and picked up a copy,…



Will Council buy some paint, or prosecute me?

[Forum] For many months, I have noticed the deterioration of the painted timber privacy screens outside the front of Gosford Council Chambers. It is estimated the refurbishment of the building…


Whither the benefits of amalgamation?

I’m hoping to understand what I was told by many including the State Government that amalgamations were to reduce the waste of money and services. Why are prices going up?…


The dangers of local government debt

We should all be concerned that Central Coast Council ran a $5M deficit in 2018/2019 and a $40M deficit in 2109-20 and is now projecting a $13M deficit in the…


Time to buy Australian

[Forum] When you are in the supermarket aisle it is difficult to read the miniscule print on the labels. You are conscious of social distancing and taking up space with…


Don’t blame the Council

[Forum] I am little suspicious at residents of Wamberal blaming local authorities for the disaster on the beachfront. It is not a council problem – it is a State and…