Thumbs Up to the newly opened Urunga wetlands boardwalk. What a great attraction for the region.
Thumbs Up to the newly opened Urunga wetlands boardwalk. What a great attraction for the region.

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

"Shop local” is the cry. But when local businesses don't want your business.

What do you do?

Money ready for an item not in stock ... still waiting for the call three months later to say "it's in” or "sorry, we can't get it in”. Now going to buy online instead.

Reply Via Facebook: Sounds about right Tracey. Actually good service is non-existent in many Coffs Harbour businesses. Send an email to the businesses HQ, with names, dates etc. Good luck.

TO Jason at Autobarn who changed my wiper blades on my car - with a smile and quick. Thanks so much - appreciated it.

Reply via Facebook: No trouble Autobarn fits wipers for free happy to offer good old customer service.

TO all the amazing ladies who knitted or crocheted tea cosies donated for sale with proceeds going to local workshops for "Look Good, Feel Better”. We hope to raise a lot of money to support this amazing charity.

TO the Red Sparrow Tea, for providing tea and teapots for the new SCU Midwifery Club morning tea.

TO Kelly Rose and the under 10s Barbarians for paying tribute to my passing brother Colin Amos you guys are awesome and are worth your weight and more in gold thank you guys.

Reply via Facebook: And what a game the boys played - Pride and Passion.

TO the staff at Day Surgery at Coffs Harbour Health Campus.

My friend Barb had three false starts for surgery, ending up spending two nights in there waiting, but the staff were amazing, cheerful and sympathetic. During her time in their she observed other patients being quite horrible to the staff, but she has nothing but good things to say.

TO the lovely people at table one at twenty46 cafe on the Jetty strip that left $20 for the poor young lady whose car set on fire across the road ... you inspired us to match it.

TO Nick from Auto Shop Coffs Harbour who is always so happy to help out his customers. Fantastic service.

HAVING spent last five days with a grandchild at the Coffs Health Campus I would give a big thumbs up to the amazing nursing staff who do a hard job with a great attitude and a smile on their faces.

TO my son's football coaches Nathan and Jodie Cadman who go above and beyond for our little team nothing's ever to hard.

TO Kennards Hire in Marcia Street for donating the use of a woodchipper to the Coffs Harbour CWA for use during the recent clean-up of the gardens at their premises in Dalley Street.

TO the Toormina High School boy who handed in to the office the phone that fell out of my son's pocket yesterday morning. Your honesty is very much appreciated.

TO cars cutting off people from the inside turning lane in Bray St. They should make it a left hand only turn into the Bray St complex. Drongos.

TO the Coffs Harbour Primary School teachers for all their efforts this week for the athletics carnival. A special big thank you to Mrs Ware/Miss Lansley for organising the whole thing. Wonderful job.

TO the two young store men at Harvey Norman you helped put a huge recliner chair in my car that wouldn't fit and kept a smile on your faces the whole time! You were so very helpful.

TO the team at Palate and Ply - they greet me at stupid o'clock every day with an amazing coffee that gets me through the day. Customer service is fantastic.

TO Michael at KFC Toormina, outstanding customer service, always has a great smile and always makes sure you have everything you wanted.

FOR Toni at The Next Phase in Woolgoolga & all helpers, for all their tireless efforts in putting together the Beanies For Brain Cancer fundraiser being held this weekend.

A huge thumbs up to the businesses in the South Coffs Industrial estates and our friendly neighbours for supporting our fundraising efforts. Very kind and much appreciated.

TO Victor Rullis Funerals another beautifully done service thanks for looking after our family yet again.

TO all the beautiful Midwives at CHHC. Thank you for making our experience a positive one.

TO the postman in Toormina. He is always so pleasant and thoughtful. He deserves a payrise.

TO all the kind people in and around town who go out of their way to help (or offer) people in wheelchairs getting groceries/shopping out to their (my) cars.

TO the staff at Bailey centre chemist; caring and helpful service all round.

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