Letters to the Editor

Mon 25 Jan 2021

LETTERS: Shining light on internet’s hidden shadows

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Letters to the editor and Harry Bruce’s latest cartoon on the Rocky by-election.

Mon 18 Jan 2021

Poor planning could lead to flooding at hospital

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This letter writer is concerned about flood risks in the area of the hospital at Coffs Harbour.

Fri 25 Dec 2020

‘He was only 33’: Sister wants others to slow down

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"No one knows the reason behind this accident, but the fact of the matter is, he is dead. We can’t change what happened," writes Trudy Vains.

Thu 24 Dec 2020

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Looking back on a tough year

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Harry Bruce’s cartoon of the day and readers have their say on current events.

Sun 20 Dec 2020

Coffs CBD in desperate need of a boost right now

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This letter writer believes the Cultural and Civic Space will bring a much-needed boost to the Coffs CBD.

Fri 18 Dec 2020

LETTERS: Support right now is more important than ever

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Letters to the editor, Facebook comments and Harry’s View.

Sun 13 Dec 2020

Personal attacks will discourage future candidates

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This letter writer was appalled to see a cartoon depicting four Coffs Harbour City Councillors carrying paper bags in an apparent political protest.

Fri 11 Dec 2020

Open dialogue needs to continue to quell Keswick furore

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: ‘I am a returned serviceman. I should have the right to wander on the beaches of the island.’

Mon 30 Nov 2020

Not ‘dumb’: Pollies can’t claim credit for bypass backflip

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‘All the politicians who are crowing at present, you’re on notice.’

Tue 24 Nov 2020

Opinion: Call time on passing the buck to make Origin great again

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“So both of you, Channel 9 and the NRL, earn your keep and make our game better”.

Thu 12 Nov 2020

OPINION: ‘There is no room for Trumpism in Australia’

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Letters to the editor and Harry’s View.

Tue 10 Nov 2020

LETTER: Why Donald Trump is the Mugabe of the west

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LETTER: He defied all reasonable protocol and norms, pulling out all the stops, puppets and legitimate institutions at his disposal, to win at all costs: the same ugly...

Mon 9 Nov 2020

YOUR SAY: Solution needed for Shoal Point trees

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Why is it people attracted to the coastal beauty then become active participants in its destruction for their new homes?

Tue 20 Oct 2020

Letters: Euthanasia is a licence to kill

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Readers have their say on voluntary assisted dying, China’s attempts to block Australian imports, and empty election promises.

Thu 15 Oct 2020

LETTERS: ‘We’re entering the Green zone’

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The COVID lockdown is a practice run for the big one – the Carbon Lockdown.

Fri 9 Oct 2020

Working without a net, embracing change and bouncing back

Working without a net, embracing change and bouncing back

What's been tough for us has also turned out regularly to be a joy, a challenge, a nightmare and a blessing - sometimes all at the same time.

Wed 30 Sep 2020

Speed the key to reducing wildlife road kill

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Ex-road safety manager shares his thoughts on reducing road kill in Coffs.

Sun 27 Sep 2020

Berry industry should ‘weed out’ rogue farmers

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This letter writer says industry body should ‘weed out’ rogue farmers.

Fri 25 Sep 2020

LETTER: Solving the koala dilemma

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Prime example in our own backyard of neglected national parks contributing to the problem.

Thu 24 Sep 2020

Berries Australia says majority of farmers do right thing

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Advocate accused of ‘relentlessly negative narrative’ about berry industry.

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