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At least we know about tribunal meeting

Forum – It’s good that IPART has put our Administrator Mark 3 back in his box (IPART tells Council what is appropriate, Pelican Post September 2). It is outrageous that…



Ritual beer drinkers flout health orders

Forum – I find it increasingly difficult to maintain a positive energy when my “legal” exercise walk clashes with the ‘Beer Garden’ in Woy Woy Memorial Park/old Baths area. There…


A triumph of optimism over reality

Forum – One wonders what the Council can think up next to fill in those idle hours in the office when time hangs heavy on the hands. The latest is…


Lucky escape at Cedar Brush Creek

Forum – A driver was lucky to escape after their car flipped over a bridge into a creek along Murray’s Run Rd at Cedar Brush Creek. Central Coast Rescue Squad…


Coal killing more than COVID

Forum – In recent times several Central Coast citizens have raised issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact. It is a distressing situation, however, I can’t help feeling equally…


Framework needed to stop developer favours

Forum – Mr Hart’s concern about the draft Bill on developer contributions (“Hart backs backlash over daft developer funding Bill”, Chronicle p24 Aug 25) seems to be very narrowly focussed…


Zombie myths from Administrator

Forum – Central Coast Council Administrator Rik Hart continues to defend Gosford’s 42 per cent rate hike with zombie myths – i.e., myths that refuse to die despite the evidence…



Angels in blue

Forum – I am a 78-year-old woman who lives alone on the Central Coast. My three daughters, whom I haven’t seen or hugged in over a year because of COVID,…


An extremely dubious exercise

Forum – The news about the proposed Wamberal seawall makes alarming reading (“Community say invited on five Wamberal seawall options”, CCN 305). All the five designs are described as a…


Wasted chance to learn from mistakes

Forum – Congratulations to the Pelican Post on running the story “Will keeping submissions private serve the public interest” on its front page regarding the current Central Coast Council Public…



Locals in your hands

Forum – I am a local and shop regularly at Coles, Toukley. With COVID 19 appearing on the Central Coast in this second outbreak and calls for greater caution, I…


Politics and vaccines don’t mix

Forum – How could the rulers of our society not plan for supply of vaccines to out strip demand? (“Locals furious about vaccine theft” Chronicle,  page 1, August 4). Dark…




Hart must clarify ‘unlawful’ matters

Forum – I received my rate notice and with anticipation I opened it and saw that the proposed increase had started, however it was the glossy brochure enclosed that caught…


One happy rate payer

Forum – I have some good news for Wyong ratepayers. I have just received my latest annual rate notice with a total cost of $1856, a saving of $163. Note…