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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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CCBR welcomes Star Scientific

Posted by Edgar Adams on 3 February 2020
CCBR welcomes Star Scientific
Its been a long time since any significant company chose to locate on the Central Coast so CCBR is proud to bring you the story of hydrogen research company Star Scientific locating to our region. Star Scientific are a long established research and development organisation and will have around 100 people working at the former Krone facility at Berkeley Vale. As is often the case the senior people at Star Scientific have a connection with the Central Coast and Newcastle.  Finding th...
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Efforts of the past now bearing fruit

Posted by Edgar Adams on 2 December 2019
Efforts of the past now bearing fruit
As we come to the end of 2019 it is worthwhile to take stock of the many positive outcomes we have seen on the Central Coast over the past year. In doing so however we need to recognise that most developments happened in the closing years of the old Gosford Council and then during the two year window when The Hon. Anthony Roberts was Planning Minister. When looking around we see that the Wallarah 2 Coal Mine was approved in August and what a fight that was. A handful of activists fought...
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