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How much has Council spent on Warnervale Airport?

Posted by Edgar Adams on 3 July 2020
How much has Council spent on Warnervale Airport?
First question though.  Why does CCBR keep harping on about Warnervale Airport? Simple. We have been advocating for this airport for over 25 years, on the basis that the Central Coast needs to create real jobs (not government paid jobs) and good quality jobs where local residents can be paid wages comparable with the national standard and get a real career. The issue of Warnervale Airport is symptomatic of the attitudes of most of our political and community leaders whose sole inte...
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Innovation an everyday event for small business owners

Posted by Edgar Adams on 3 June 2020
Innovation an everyday event for small business owners
One of the most interesting aspects that have emerged from the coronavirus pandemic is the number of experts who, seeing an opportunity, have come out with all sorts of advice on how to get through this crisis. Some of this advice is coming from the government sector where, generally speaking, the term 'innovation' is a contradiction.And there are plenty of consultants, with no grass roots experience of actually running a business, getting in on the act as well. There is a lot o...
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Council determined to wreck Coast economy

Posted by Edgar Adams on 6 May 2020
Council determined to wreck Coast economy
As the coronavirus wreaks havoc across our business community and we wonder how long it will take to recover it is essential that we do our best to maintain a positive attitude, because recover we will. The Morrison and Berejiklian Governments are doing an incredible job of keeping the economy afloat and many businesses have them to thank for that. Unfortunately for those in the retail and hospitality industries and the sectors that depend on them, this pandemic will see many businesses...
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Staying positive amid the gloom

Posted by Edgar Adams on 9 April 2020
Staying positive amid the gloom
As many would know, this editor has been around for a while and weathered the ups and downs that life over 81 very interesting years throws at us. From the early 1960s onward Australia went through several recessions engineered by government to control inflation that resulted in businesses bankruptcies and unemployment. Over time the country drifted out of these downturns and moved on. One of the worst was the early 1980s when interest rates went through the roof. The last downturn we...
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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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