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Stevens Group to develop former Kurri smelter site with Joint Venture partner McCloy Group
7 July 2021
An announcement in mid-May by the Federal Government that it will spend up to $600 million to build a new gas-fired power station at Kurri Kurri was the trigger for the owners of the former Hydro Aluminium smelter site at Kurri Kurri to move ahead with their plans to develop the 2,000 ha site. Acquired by property developers Stevens Group and McCloy Group in 2020 it is proposed to create a masterplanned, mixed use urban development with over 2,000 new residential homesites and a major indus...
Bambi meets COVID induced demand - invests in new machinery
7 July 2021
Turnover is up more than 50% so far this year for West Gosford manufacturer of quality bedding products, Bambi Enterprises, due to JobKeeper and work-from-home demand induced by the COVID pandemic. While most Australian textile manufacturers packed up and went to China Bambi stuck rigidly to it's philosophy of producing a quality Australian Made product which the market wanted both in Australia and overseas. "For us the last year has been incredibly exciting and challengin...
Peter Rubin OBE
7 July 2021
Peter Rubin, founder and owner of Prestige Wedding and Event Hire at Tuggerah, has received an OAM "for service to the community through a range of organisations" in the 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours List. He is an active member of the Rotary Club of Gosford North since 2001 having been President and Director of the club in many roles including fundraising. He was previously a member with Rotary Club of Wyong and Rotary Club of Willoughby. Mr Rubin was a career banker for ...
The Lentinis - Eastcoast Beverages
7 June 2021
The Eastcoast Beverages story is testament to the many migrants who came to Australia after World War II and worked hard to build a future for their families. In 1965, when Salvatore Lentini purchased a 30-acre lot at Kulnura, the area was dominated by citrus orchards. Today, very few remain but the Lentini Family now own 200-acres. So how has the Lentini family overcome these challenges to not only survive but thrive and grow? Salvatore's youngest son, Sam said, "We develope...
7 June 2021
Another hospital for Gosford Hospitals are big business and private hospitals are even bigger business.  So the announcement that the DA for a private hospital at West Gosford as a State Significant development has been approved is a big deal for Gosford (see page 7). The former Ausgrid Depot was acquired by local developers Commercialhq and the Gibbens Group in 2019. Soon after that they were approached by Wollongong based hospital developer AA Crown Holdings with a deal to bu...

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