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Keep out of Scottish politics

I am horrified to hear Tony Abbott making a speech about the Independence of Scotland. Apparently he has not studied Scottish history and does not know that Scotland was bought…


Waterfront is not a diners’ paradise

The Express Advocate reported on July 16 that “No applications for the development of Gosford’s waterfront can be approved without being considered by a full meeting of Gosford council”. Cr…


Local members missing in action

Has anyone seen or heard our local members for The Entrance, Terrigal and Wyong lately? No photos in papers, no pamphlets in the letter box. What are they doing for…


Council congratulated

I write to congratulate Gosford Council on the decision to allow lights for training at Saratoga Oval. This decision has made a lot of people involved in sport related activities…


Artist’s impression falls short

When I saw the “artist’s impression” on page 10 (Coast Community News, July 9) for the article “Waterfront development mired in controversy” I thought it was a promotion for a…



Kariong service station affray

Police have charged two men following an altercation at a service station in Kariong on Friday, August 1.   Emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway at Kariong just…


Police talk to students about cyber safety

Students from Somersby Public School were visited by a Police Youth Liaison Officer from Gosford Police Station on Tuesday, June 23, to talk about the possible dangers of social networking…





5 Lands walk support

A mighty big thank you to you and your team for their fantastic support of this year’s 5 Lands Walk which was blessed with amazing weather and record numbers of…



Red light camera urgently needed

I appeal in desperation to have a red speed light camera and other devices installed, in the public interest, at the Point Clare Railway Station and intersection at Talinga Ave….


British programming welcome

Andrew Stark, (Coast Community News, June 25) wants the ABC and SBS to merge and to have less British TV on the ABC. Considering that USA culture and entertainment dominates…


Bambara becoming a dumping ground

Gosford Council have been using the Bambara area at Kariong as a dumping ground. Many of the Council staff I’ve dealt with over the years have been incredibly helpful and…



Government announcements questioned

note with interest that your headline (Coast Community News) of June 11, 2014 advising that Gosford will be the home to a “Centre of Excellence” when a new purpose-built Commonwealth Agency…


Council fails to stop illegal dumping

I have written to Gosford Council general manager Paul Anderson regarding Central Mangrove garbage tip (Bingo Mountain). I invite everyone to request that: council stop all garbage being dumped on…