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Liberals 'knew of rail costs' before election, Tesch claims
Gosford Council assets reduced by $1.4 billion
Gosford accounts referred for external audit
Jilly Pilon is Liberal candidate
Citizen of the Year stands for Christian party
Holstein will not run in by-election
Taskforce asks for infrastructure commitments
Chamber disappointed with Liberal selection
Labor challenges Liberals over 'abandoned' electorate
Patonga to hold Easter Saturday fete
Teenager airlifted after crash
Water main upgrade
Village development to go before Council administrator
Anzac ceremony at Empire Bay
Council brings library fees
Community forum about access to doctors
Community plants out new Runway playground
Volunteers' ladders go missing
Man charged following shooting
Twice the month's average rainfall already
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Community event was not for neutral voters
Let's leave the beach for the grand kids to play safely
Won't see ferry in my lifetime ... still
Produce the money and the boats
Has Brisbane Water plan been 'disapproved'?
I thought fast ferry nonsense had died years ago
Dredge should not be privately owned
Does dredging proposal means change in Coastal Plan?
Use CCTV and speed cameras on jetski cowboys
Old surf club members come to luncheon
Senior staff and councillors should be held accountable
Would Crouch promise everything and deliver nothing?
Will government commit to railway underpass?
Library decision doesn't inspire confidence
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Non-invasive brain treatment for depression
Free hearing checks in Woy Woy
Presentation on suicide prevention
Tesch meets nurses and health workers
Support for Melanoma March
Choir performs at shopping centre
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Patonga artist in epilepsy art auction
Duo sing at folk club
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Steve Collins leaves Woy Woy South
Splash-a-thon postponed due to the wet
Mental health first aid project launched
Tidying up their school
Harmony Day activities planned
Student leaders attend leaders' day
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Liberals endorse businesswoman mother of three
Collapse  EDUCATION EDUCATION
Science experiments at Umina
Executive team holds planning day
Visit to Turo Park
Swimming team competes
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Surf club celebrates 85th anniversary
Training starts for Junior Swans
Excellent results in national judo tournament
Ocean Beach members win bronze
Junior judo players compete at Castle Hill
Triples carnival resumes at Umina
Bridge club holds autumn pairs

Chamber disappointed with Liberal selection

The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has expressed its disappointment that the Liberal Party has not pre-selected a local resident for the Gosford by-election.

Chamber president Mr Matthew Wales said: "We are disappointed with the pre-selection of Ms Jill Pilon for the up-coming by-election in Gosford.

"We understand that Ms Pilon does not live in the electorate and does not have any long-standing ties with our local community," Mr Wales said.

With over 50,000 registered voters in Gosford, Mr Wales said he believed it was disappointing to think that the NSW Liberal Party could not find a local candidate and instead had to resort to recruiting from outside the electorate.

"Now more than ever, it is important to ensure that both major parties nominate local candidates especially ones that fully understand local issues," he said.

"With less than four weeks until the by-election, there is no time to waste on candidates trying to learn local issues and earn the trust of the local community.

"The business community is looking to the NSW Government to re-commit funds to the Woy Woy Rail Underpass and ensure that the project is completed as promised at the last State election."

He said the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce was looking for long-term commitments on roads funding and other infrastructure projects such as the new Ettalong Wharf beyond this by-election.

"If the Liberals are unsuccessful at the April 8 poll, then we would expect that any promises made during the election campaign be honoured regardless."

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