FORMER ALP leader Simon Crean will be in Coffs Harbour on Friday. Now the Shadow Minister for Regional Development, Mr Crean will visit the city to participate in a regional development forum. He is inviting local representatives of business, industry and community groups to the forum at the Osprey restauranbt at CHEC from 10am on Friday. While in the city Mr Crean will also launch the state election campaign for the ALP's candidate for Coffs Harbour, David Kennedy. Prior to the 1pm launch at the Coffs Hotel Mr Crean visit businesses in the city centre. He will also be the keynote speaker at aN ALP function at Boambee Bay Resort on Friday night. For mroe information on any of the events contact Brian Davitt on 6651 9184.