Kibble Park

Moving Flakelar sculpture outrageous

I knew John Flakelar, the designer of the fountain, and other leaders behind the original development of Kibble Park – John Phillips, Malcolm Brooks, Peter Turnbull and Kevin Booth, together…




Kibble Park revamp gets underway

Central Coast Council is set to start remediation works in Gosford’s Kibble Park. As part of the upgrade, the unique John Flakelar-created sculpture, currently part of the decommissioned fountain, will…


New April date for Alive festival

The plant-based Alive Festival will return to Kibble Park, Gosford, on April 30 from 9am to 4pm, after being postponed from its original March date due to forecasts of heavy…


Centenary marked with new park bench

This year Soroptimist International celebrated its centenary with 72,000 members in 122 countries participating in a variety of events to mark the occasion. COVID restrictions meant that several of the…



Coast celebrates Heritage Festival

Residents will be able to relive the glory days of Australian rock and roll through a collection of rare photographs taken by the late Gosford photographer, Les Allen, to go…


Soul Soup a safe haven for those in need

Through rain, hail or shine, the charity organisation, Soul Soup, has pushed through to continue serving food to those less fortunate on the Central Coast. Despite the torrential downpour hitting…



Kibble Park re-think

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Central Coast Council has temporarily moved all community consultations online to obtain feedback about upcoming projects and strategies. The latest project up for comment…


Free Symphony at Kibble Park

Symphony Central Coast (SCC) will present a free concert featuring great Australian music and stories in Gosford on Sunday, February 23, commencing at 4pm in Kibble Park. SCC will perform…



Council to get into the Christmas spirit

The Coast’s festive season will commence in Gosford with Central Coast Council’s Christmas in Kibble Park. Acting Director Connected Communities, Glenn Cannard, said there was nothing quite like watching one…



Smokers treat no smoking signs with disdain

[Forum] Cough, Gasp, Splutter, Splutter. There have been many functions in Kibble Park. The first one I went to was last year. It was Christmas time. There were Ambulance officers present,…



Dream on and keep talking

In regards to Coast Community News edition 180, re: The Planning Minister viewing the revitalisation of Gosford Township, my first reaction was: What a load of “Bunkam” in saying that Kibble Park has…


Kibble Park attracts all the wrong people

I am truly shocked that Kibble Park is being considered the focal point for the revitalisation of Gosford. Has the Government Architect even been there? Has he spent an afternoon…