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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…




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…


Bus drivers know everything

When chatting to a bus driver on Route 40 (always a great source of knowledge, like taxi drivers), I learned that in all the years of him driving that route,…


Frost Reserve in appalling condition

I was interested in the two articles in Coast Community News on August 12, based on media releases from Gosford Council regarding sports ground improvements. I am a resident of…


Club members barred for attending rally

My wife and I took part in the peaceful rally outside the Central Coast Leagues Club on Thursday July 2 that coincided with Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s visit. Following the…


Selling Kibbleplex is foolhardy

Public private partnerships place revenue streams in the hands of the private sector Selling Kibbleplex and trying to rent space for cultural and civic infrastructure will ultimately meet the same…


Kibbleplex should be retained

Your leader, ‘Kibbleplex level two is likely to become a car park (15 July, 2015)’, confirms that this community asset was acquired by Council in 2011 for such use and…