Council addressing Coast commuter crisis

Posted by Edgar Adams on 11 March 2020
A recent report on the social impact of commuting, commissioned by Central Coast Council, by research group Urbis confirms the disturbing fact commuters: spend up to five hours a day getting to and from work, family breakdown in the region is among the highest in Australia with 9,500 couples experiencing relationship stress with the risk of divorce increasing by 40%, overall commuters suffer increased levels of fatigue, stress and wellbeing issues. Environmental impact While the ...
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100 GIGABITS PER SECOND INTERNET FOR GOSFORD AND CENTRAL COAST

Posted by Edgar Adams on 11 March 2020
It will be revolutionary but the Economic Development team at Central Coast Council, supported by Council's Chief Information Officer, Peter Auhl, have plans to put Gosford and the Central Coast on the global  map with ultra-fast and affordable Mutli-Gigabit connectivity that will drive business to locate to Gosford and the broader Central Coast. With speeds up to 100 gigabits per second, this infrastructure initiative will work in conjunction with the commuter strategy reducing ...
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Scott Allen, Pluim Group

Posted by Phaedra Pym on 9 March 2020
Scott Allen, Pluim Group
Continuing the legacy Every great build begins with a strong foundation. In the case of West Gosford based commercial construction company, the Pluim Group, the strong foundation was forged more than seven decades ago right here on the Central Coast. The Pluim Group's journey over that time is a family business succession story with an interesting twist. The baton was passed from founder, Bill Pluim to valued long-term staff member, Graham Allen in 1978. And so a new family was ...
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Tough start to year but ....

Posted by Edgar Adams on 9 March 2020
Tough start to year but ....
Its been a tough start to the year.  It started with fires that threatened the Central Coast but in the end we dodged a bullet as they were stopped before they did any real damage.  Then it was the storm that caused havoc and resulted in extensive damaging flooding around Tuggerah Lake. Its times like these that the community looks to leadership for guidance that sees it through the hard times and at a local level that would be the Mayor. Mayors have a special place in the c...
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Council takes space at Nexus

Posted by Edgar Adams on 9 March 2020
Council takes space at Nexus
Central Coast Council has leased space at the Nexus Business Hub in Wyong to accommodate their IT and Business Development staff. Negotiations for the lease of the vacant top floor of Nexus took place in late 2019 with Council moving in during January.  It is understood that about 100 staff will be based at Nexus. Commenting on the move Henry Kendall Group Managing Director Damien Wilde said, "both Council staff and Nexus members will benefit from shared learnings at the Campu...
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