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Far north misses out again and again

Forum – Former Wyong Shire residents, especially those who didn’t support the amalgamation delivered to us, can rightfully feel aggrieved by the latest budget blowout to about $89M in the…



New op shop opens in Woy Woy

A new opportunity shop has opened in Woy Woy in time for National Op Shop Week, September 28 to October 4. Kitch ‘N’ Sink takes over the premises previously used…


Thank you to AI Anon and Alateen

Forum – With much gratitude and absolute support, I read in your September 25 edition, the very moving and generous A simple offer of help from AA. I also want…


Fall in home care package funding?

Forum – With regards to Lucy Wick’s defence of the Morrison Govt’s funding for aged care (CCN 262) and Home Care Packages she should be aware that numerical data is…


Delete ‘cat’, insert ‘dog’

Forum – Good story in the Coast News of October 2. regarding cat control. Delete cat and insert dog. With the increasing people population there is also an increasing dog…


More loutish behaviour

Forum – As a retired secondary teacher of a so-called “elitist” school, I too sadly and wholeheartedly agree with H. Padmanabha’s Forum letter (Oct 2). My husband and I had…


Dead trees a fuse for bushfires

Forum – As we enter the bushfire season Kincumba Mountain is primed and ready to blow. The bike riders have come in with saws and axes removing branches, cutting down…


Bank branch closure a disaster

Forum – I have just received notification that the Woy Woy branch of the ANZ bank will close permanently on November 11. What a disaster. The nearest alternative branches are…







Why are we stalling on COSS?

Forum – The Coastal Open Space System (COSS) is big, comprising around 662 parcels of land, equating to approximately 4,368 hectares or 10793.6 acres. In the Coastal Open Space System…



Increase funding for the ABC

Forum – Prime Minister Joseph Lyons’ government established the ABC on 1 July 1932, delivering radio across the country, and 24 years later Prime Minister Robert Menzies on 5 November…


Manners … and respect for elders

Forum fully agree with Mr. Horsefall’s letter regarding the behaviour of our youngsters. I travel to Sydney for work every Tuesday afternoon catching the train from Gosford. While I wait…