letters to the editor

Meeting closed to the community

[Forum] As a long-term resident of the Central Coast, I was interested in attending the NSW Government’s so called Community Cabinet meeting at Mingara on September 30. I have attended…




Local Planning Panels are self serving

[Forum] Imagine a situation in which a small gaggle of self interested individuals decided to get together to set up a Central Coast Chapter of the Excellence in Planning Committee….


Private or Council certifiers?

[Forum] In response to the article Council will table seven motions at LGA Conference which appeared in edition 214, one Council motion will be that building certification be taken away…


The people will never be silenced

[Forum] I would like to give a hearty congratulations to your newspaper on being independent. As the people have shown, the Liberal and Labour parties are not the only ones who…



The world’s gone mad

[Forum] After reading some of the newspapers lately, I’ve come to the conclusion that our country is now out of control with stupid political correctness. Is there anything now called…


Wrong place to grow water-hungry crops

[Forum] Call me heartless, but I am afraid that I have very little sympathy for ‘Big Irrigation’, who also steal water by by-passing their meters, who insist on growing water-hungry…



Bus chaos at Gosford Interchange

[Forum] Never mind the train chaos in Sydney last Saturday, I moved away from the place nearly two decades ago and never looked back, what about the bus chaos at Gosford…







Dismayed at native bush being bulldozed

[Forum] I am a Copacabana resident and a regular walker of bushland trails throughout the Central Coast, and, whilst walking at Winney Bay Reserve in January, was dismayed to find…


Advertisements confuse readers

I wish to draw your attention to two full-page advertisements in issue 181 of Coast Community News, found on pages 7 and 11. The first claims a funding cut of…


Traffic lights not requested by community

The recent Peninsula News (edition 442) article concerning the long anticipated works at Melbourne Ave made welcome reading in the recent issue of Peninsula Community News. However, as part of…