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Infrastructure catastrophe will follow non-compliance

Why was the development application for the five-storey development on the corner of West and Morris Sts, Umina, referred to councillors? Only three councillors voted against the development approval (Peninsula News edition 464), which means…



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Bus service needed for children and shoppers

I was interested in reading the email from Joan Dalland in the Peninsula News edition 462 about buses on the Killcare peninsula. I have lived on the Pacific Panorama Estate at Umina Beach since 1998…


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Restore title of Venice of Australia

Soon the latest major development for Ettalong, the Atlantis, will be opening. New residents and shopkeepers will be busy spending thousands of dollars in fitting out their new apartments and shops. Shopkeepers will be praying…


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Congratulations on good eyesight

Congratulations to Ms Fay Tattersall, Peninsula News Forum edition 463, on her marvelous eyesight. Most people who read this paper are elderly with failing eyesight, and need a magnifying glass over their glasses. The print…


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Privacy breach with garbage service

In every community except the Central Coast you can find the bin collection day by visiting the Council website. It is great for helping people when you stay at their house. There is no such…


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How long do we have to wait?

On Monday, February 18, petrol on the Central Coast Highway at Gosford was 114.9 cents, two days’ later it was 143.9 cents. Did I miss something that happened to justify this enormous increase? When the…


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Developers should not be able to change regulations

Our mayor Cr Jane Smith wants to stop non- complying development applications being approved by Council. She may like to start with the building application for a five-storey building, incorporating, shops and 23 apartments on…


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Conservation claims require comment

Thank you for reporting the Joint Regional Planning Panel hearing of the development application for a three-storey nursing home on rare endangered bushland. Your article reported developer Mr Doug Thompson claiming he was a conservationist,…