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Greg & Dianne Timms – Sargeant Peppers Menswear Terrigal
8 December 2021
In today’s fiercely competitive retail environment, the only independent bricks and mortar stores that last the distance not only offer a significant point of difference but are also run by people who are in it for love. Greg and Dianne Timms know this only too well. After twenty-six years as the owner/operators of Sargeant Peppers Menswear in Terrigal, they still have as much passion for their business today as they did when they purchased it in 1995 Greg has been in retail fashio...
Where’s our university campus?
8 December 2021
As we come to the end of the year and take a look back over the past twelve months, one has to wonder about the economic future of our region. Opportunities for business and investment abound and there are plenty of businesses who would relocate to the region if it was made easier. One opportunity is for the establishment of a university campus in Gosford.  This is now crucial to Gosford’s future with the Central Coast Council moving its administrative headquarters to Wyong at a ...
Cox, Vaughan terminated
8 December 2021
Two members of Central Coast Council's leadership team have had their positions terminated. Director of Environment and Planning, Scott Cox and Director of Community and Recreation Services, Julie Vaughan will finish up on Friday. Mr Cox joined Wyong Council in 2013 as Manager Development Assessment and Rezoning  and following the amalgamation in 2014 was Director Development and Planning  and then in 2016 Group Leader – Environment and Planning Ms Vaughan was employed ...
New Gosford Hotel a $13 million vote of confidence in Gosford
8 December 2021
Following a $13 million refurbishment of the  historic Gosford Hotel the Harris Narvo Hotel Group have reopened under the name New Gosford Hotel. The renovations that have taken place over eighteen months, during the Covid pandemic, are seen as a vote of confidence in the future of the Gosford CBD. Accommodation at the hotel comprises 30 rooms, four with ensuite bathrooms with the remaining rooms sharing bathroom accommodation that has been fully renovated. Jordan Harris who now overs...
Laundy buys The Bayview Hotel Woy Woy
8 December 2021
The Laundy Hotel Group have acquired the Bayview Hotel, Woy Woy in an off-market transaction for a reported $38 million – the highest price ever paid for a country pub in NSW.  Meanwhile construction has started on Lone Pine Plaza, 357 Ocean Beach Road, Umina Beach for the Laundy Hotels Group. The breaking ground event on Monday 15th October saw local builder Pluim Group start construction on the $10 million project that will comprise a mix of retailers anchored by an IGA Superma...

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