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Gosford could become a gridlocked nightmare

I would like to echo the sentiments of other writers (Forum; Aug 16) on the need for politicians to respond to the concerns of their electorates, rather than currying political favour with their masters in…


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Are attacks on the ABC indefensible?

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 Federal Government on our ABC.The…


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Highschoolers a concern

Does anyone else find it a bit frustrating how many students from a certain local school are starting to overrun the Imperial Centre during school hours?As someone who works in the centre I’m finding myself…


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Politicians need to connect with their electorate

Where are the politicians of yesteryear?Politicians such as Tony Doyle, Malcom Brooks and Barry Cohen.These local members served their local people and community with the added bonus that they loved their towns and communities.This connection…


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Put a speed limit on cyclists

If kids are now allowed to ride their bikes on pavements, a long overdue move, then shouldn’t some sort of a speed limit apply?I was almost skittled by some kid coming screaming around the corner…


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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 our membership. Email, Jul 16Helen Orchard,…


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Volunteers should have their insurance paid

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 Anthony, approached the Treasurer for grants…


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Infrastructure improvements are not revitalisation

Will design excellence be a feature of Gosford’s revitalisation?Yes or No?Opportunity knocks, not for the public.Opportunity knocks again, for revitalisation.I would comment in the way of an objection against this report, however I must accept…


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Climate change needs to be considered with all DAs

The state is taking total control of Gosford’s revitalisation. Climate change action is not included in any of the documents. Central Coast Council is preparing a policy which presumably will be publicly exhibited. Gosford City…


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MP or councillor, but not both

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 Sundstrom has the right to…