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How Loss of Profits saved The Bakehouse

Posted by Edgar Adams on 3 July 2020
How Loss of Profits saved The Bakehouse
Like all insurance policies the cost always seems to be a waste of money until a loss occurs and many businesses often find themselves underinsured. The Paul and Karen Mackie operate seven Bakehouse Cafes at Fountain Plaza Erina, Green Point Village, Avoca Beach, Lisarow Plaza,  Gorokan,  St Ives and an Artisan Bakehouse Café adjacent to their kitchen facility in the Erina Industrial Area which produces bread, pastries, cakes and pies for their shops. Following the mass...
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June long weekend booked out - summer season looking good

Posted by Edgar Adams on 3 July 2020
June long weekend booked out - summer season looking good
Holiday letting agents at Ettalong and Terrigal are reporting the best June long weekend for years. Stephen Brooks from Accom Holiday Rentals told CCBR that all their properties in Ettalong Beach, Terrigal and Avoca Beach were fully booked. "Due to the COVID19 lockdown we did not plan to let any of our properties," he said. "But at the last minute the restrictions were changed allowing people to get away and the phones started ringing." Mr Brooks said that while it...
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Council adopts LSPS - with lots of modifications

Posted by Edgar Adams on 3 July 2020
Council adopts LSPS - with lots of modifications
Having been pushed by the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces The Hon. Rob Stokes to get the Central Coast Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS) lodged with the Department by 30th June, it took Central Coast Councillors until the 29th June to approve the document. Prevaricating on the issue of the Consolidated LEP and the LSPS it seems that the Minister is waking up to this Council. In March Council had asked for an extension of twelve months to get the LSPS completed. The Conso...
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Planning Panel approves Gosford development

Posted by Edgar Adams on 3 June 2020
Planning Panel approves Gosford development
The Hunter Central Coast Regional Planning Panel has approved a $133 million residential development for Gosford. The development which was lodged in 2016 was approved by the Panel in May after having been deferred in November 2019 pending further documentation, amended plans and advice. The development at 321 331 Mann Street, Gosford will comprise a 20 storey single tower building over a podium base with 184 apartments over 18 levels, three levels of above ground car parking and ground...
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"Not happy Minister" as Council loses more planning powers

Posted by Edgar Adams on 3 June 2020
"Not happy Minister" as Council loses more planning powers
The 11 May meeting of Central Coast Council will go down as the day this recalcitrant Council reluctantly agreed to hand over more of their planning powers to the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces. After three years refusing to approve or delaying legitimate development applications that would benefit the regional economy and costing ratepayers hundred of thousands of dollars in unnecessary court costs, the Minister finally called time To put it in the words of Deputy Mayor Jane S...
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