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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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Erina company outfoxing shoplifters

Posted by Edgar Adams on 3 June 2020
Erina company outfoxing shoplifters
In the retail trade its called 'shrinkage,' but it is straight out theft. An Australian-based study (Profit Protection Future Forum,) has found that shoplifting is surging, with major retailers losing over $3.3 billion last year alone. It is so prevalent that it has spawned an entire industry with shoplifters working together and operating their own how-to-steal websites," says Robert Bodill, Co-owner and Managing Director of Erina based manufacturer of a new innovative anti-...
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Bambi flat out selling Australian Made

Posted by Edgar Adams on 3 June 2020
Bambi flat out selling Australian Made

Bambi Enterprises, manufacturers of bedding products, at West Gosford is riding the Australian Made wave as consumers turn away from imported products as a result of the coronavirus. Managing Director, Peter Witney, said online sales had gone through the roof, mostly because people are looking for Australian made products. "At the same time our sales through Harvey Norman are going gangbusters and that is because they have remained open right through the 'lockdown'. Cus...
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