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That Julie Goodwin can cook

I had lunch at the Community Kitchen on Saturday, and who was there but our very own Julie Goodwin? That stir-fry she served up was probably one of the best…


Why cart waste up the mountain?

Over the past 10 years, great convoys of trucks have been arriving on the Mountain for weeks with loads to dump. At the present, we have another truck plague. The…


Bus drivers know everything

When chatting to a bus driver on Route 40 (always a great source of knowledge, like taxi drivers), I learned that in all the years of him driving that route,…



Frost Reserve in appalling condition

I was interested in the two articles in Coast Community News on August 12, based on media releases from Gosford Council regarding sports ground improvements. I am a resident of…


MAC supports FOPAP

The Multi Art Confederation would like to add its name to supporters of the building of the Performing Arts Space on the site of the old Gosford Public School. It…


Club members barred for attending rally

My wife and I took part in the peaceful rally outside the Central Coast Leagues Club on Thursday July 2 that coincided with Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s visit. Following the…


Selling Kibbleplex is foolhardy

Public private partnerships place revenue streams in the hands of the private sector Selling Kibbleplex and trying to rent space for cultural and civic infrastructure will ultimately meet the same…


Kibbleplex should be retained

Your leader, ‘Kibbleplex level two is likely to become a car park (15 July, 2015)’, confirms that this community asset was acquired by Council in 2011 for such use and…




Opening of greenfi eld developments opposed

E1 and E2 zonings must not be reviewed, particularly in light of recent development applications for over 50 dwellings at Killcare Heights and the significant conflict of interest a number…


A nod of hope for farms?

What great news to read that coal seam gas is off the agenda for farms on the Central Coast and further. This news gave me some hope that the wheels…




Is a smile too much to ask?

Being of a certain age, I was brought up to be courteous towards the fairer gender when meeting in the street. This normally garners a smile in return. Lately, however,…


Terrigal carpark could remain in situ

I was interested to read the article about the sale of Terrigal carpark which appeared in Issue 109 of Coast Community News. Why couldn’t the carpark remain on site and…


Greenhouse gases explained and quantifi ed

Mr Guy Caruana (Coast Community News Forum, June 3) should perhaps stick to playing marbles with his bucket of marbles. Straightforward physics demonstrates that a bare rock at Earth’s distance…