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NBN connection issues

As NBN will not connect our home phones, will they also cut our public phones? Will everybody have to get a mobile phone? Many poor people cannot afford a mobile…


Quarry protest should be reconsidered

The recent furore about the proposal by Rexdor Pty Ltd to continue recycling materials at the Kincumber Quarry, a local icon, is quite disappointing yet so typical. On one side…


Together we can make a difference

On July 25 adn 26, the United Nations Association of Australia NSW (UNAA), held a conference at the old Customs House, Circular Quay. The title: To end all wars, preventing…


Cannot get NBN connected

I’m quite concerned that the 22 units in my housing block in East Gosford will have their phones switched off on October 5. On August 20 last year, NBN installed…


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…