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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…


Not too late to move Oyster Festival

[Forum] Our association, the National Malaya and Borneo Veterans Association of Australia, fully supports the Vietnam Veterans and Mr Bill Jackson from Ettalong Beach Diggers in their opposition to holding…




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…



Focus on domestic violence not terrorism

[Forum] Domestic violence is the real terrorism here in Australia. Politicians bay like werewolves about the risks and evils of terrorism and spend billions of dollars fighting terrorism and American wars….


Public interest journalism appreciated

The Progress Association would like to congratulate you on the community interest inclusions in the Coast Community Newspaper. Your focused reporting of issues throughout our community is sincerely appreciated by…


Are attacks on the ABC indefensible?

[Forum] On the evening of Friday, August 3, a public meeting was held at the Gosford Leagues Club by Friends of the ABC to discuss the apparent attack by the present…



Volunteers should have their insurance paid

[Forum] Australia is a nation that needs volunteers, but most of them will not come forward because of insurance. Under the Howard Government, our then Local Member, Jim Lloyd and Larry…





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,…



MP or councillor, but not both

[Forum]  I write in response to the article in Coast Community News (Edition 187) that Cr Jeff Sundstrom will stand for the seat of Terrigal at the next State Election. Cr…