CN-Forum

No Image

The world is not a big hole

Today, I witnessed the most wasteful of operations in my life.At the West Gosford Shopping Centre, tons of useful shelving was just tossed into a truck and when I asked where it was going, I…



No Image

Parking strategy does not include council car parks

It’s wonderful to see Central Coast Council are finally considering a parking strategy.While I do find a number of the options suggested quite unusual, considering they are on private property and not Council owned, it…


No Image

Theatre interior remains a mystery

In late August, the owners of the Avoca Beach Picture Theatre put in amendments to their approved plans.For many of us, this is sad news, because it had been the hope, since it has been…


No Image

No Smoking signs need to be enforced

The bus stop near the corner of Glennie St and Dunbar Way, North Gosford, is littered with cigarette butts, and as I was approaching it this morning, ironically to see my GP, I was bathed…


No Image

Planning controls are being taken away

Classifying any development above $75m as state significant development, is taking planning controls away from the democratically elected local Central Coast Council and transferring that control to unnamed bureaucrats and the Minister for Planning.Classifying development…


No Image

The people will never be silenced

I would like to give a hearty congratulations to your newspaper on being independent.As the people have shown, the Liberal and Labour parties are not the only ones who have power.This has been shown in…


No Image

Co-ordinator general claim is rather rich

Lee Shearer’s claim that she has been presented as disingenuous on the possible waterfront development at Gosford (Coast Community News edition 192) is rather rich, given the gross inadequacies of the draft Development Control Plan.The…



No Image

Caroline Bay Reserve to be reduced for new Teahouse

I am writing to express my concern at Central Coast Council’s proposal (DA 55218/2018) to take back 550sqm of Caroline Bay Reserve to build a Teahouse on behalf of the Urasenke Foundation.The designated area is…