Coffs is in the midst of a development boom. As we enter 2021, we’ve compiled a list of just what’s to come.
05th Jan. 2021 12:01 PM
Mayor Denise Knight delighted but MP Gurmesh Singh urges Councillors to reconsider.
30th Nov. 2020 12:11 PM
From politicians to butchers - see what got the thumbs up and thumbs down this week.
01st Nov. 2020 2:11 PM
A temporary Culture Hub has been launched in Coffs Central.
27th Oct. 2020 7:10 PM
Attendance rates vary widely from one Councillor to another.
21st Oct. 2020 3:10 PM
Protesters will again gather outside Council chambers this week.
19th Oct. 2020 3:10 PM
An offer has been made on one of the buildings up for sale to help fund the Cultural and Civic Space.
04th Oct. 2020 2:10 PM
Watch as George Partos burns his rates notice outside Council chambers.
28th Sept. 2020 11:09 AM
‘Why such a big gap?’ asks one Coffs Harbour City Councillor.
07th Sept. 2020 5:09 PM
Council should go into caretaker mode says this letter writer.
20th Aug. 2020 10:08 AM
Letter writer says we deserve better than ‘wild claims and sensationalism’ like those from Cr Rhoades.
17th Aug. 2020 12:08 PM
The DA attracted more than 800 submissions.
12th Aug. 2020 12:08 PM
Council could face extra costs of $38 million over 20 years if it doesn’t push on with the plan, a report has warned.
10th Aug. 2020 3:08 PM
"Council’s obsession with its Gordon St project is short-sighted and tone-deaf in the current economic climate."
24th July 2020 2:07 PM
The move could pave the way for the removal of the council staff and administration offices from the $76.5 million...
15th May 2020 9:05 AM
A strong advocate for the Cultural and Civic Space, this councillor has criticised the Advocate’scoverage.
13th May 2020 2:05 PM
The sale of Council buildings to help fund the Cultural and Civic Space has hit a major hurdle.
11th May 2020 3:05 PM
Local Govt Minister Shelley Hancock says she will make legislative changes to halt the project.
27th April 2020 12:04 PM
Gurmesh Singh wrote to Coffs councillors prior to tonight’s vote urging them to halt the Cultural and Civic Space.
23rd April 2020 7:04 PM
ONLINE POLL: Do you agree with calls from councillors for the city to suspend planning on the cultural and civic centre...
20th April 2020 11:04 AM
There will be no public gallery at tonight’s Coffs Harbour City Council meeting as a precaution to help reduce the spread...
26th March 2020 2:03 PM
Another contractor has been appointed to progress with Coffs Harbour City Council’s $76.5m Cultural and Civic Space.
17th March 2020 3:03 PM
‘People have been asking me whether I am standing or not, but the answer is no.’
09th March 2020 1:03 PM
Building contractor to be considered for Cultural and Civic Space.
09th March 2020 10:03 AM
He says the unrest in Council chambers is ‘out of control’
27th Feb. 2020 10:02 AM
One person rumoured to be running has made his intentions clear.
19th Feb. 2020 1:02 PM
Council provides answers, following some concerns from some locals that an airport lease would be used to fund the Cultural...
19th Feb. 2020 11:02 AM
Consultants have been appointed to work on the Cultural and Civic Space.
18th Feb. 2020 2:02 PM
Major CBD property owner has come out in support of the Cultural and Civic Space.
18th Feb. 2020 10:02 AM
Despite widespread opposition Council is moving ahead with awarding tenders for the Cultural and Civic Space.
10th Feb. 2020 1:02 PM
Council has been overwhelmed with the number of submissions in response to their development application for the Cultural...
22nd Jan. 2020 3:01 PM
The Coffs Coast Advocate continues its Big Things Coming to the Coffs Coast series as we delve into 2020.
16th Jan. 2020 10:01 AM
Gowings has weighed into the debate over the Cultural and Civic Space.
06th Jan. 2020 2:01 PM
The discussion paper says a performing arts centre should be in the CBD.
17th Dec. 2019 11:12 AM
A freedom of information request has been granted but there’s more to come.
05th Dec. 2019 1:12 PM
The Cultural and Civic Space was once again the subject of lengthy and heated debate at the council chambers on Thursday...
29th Nov. 2019 11:11 AM
It was another packed public gallery and fiery debate with the Cultural and Civic Space again taking centre stage in the...
15th Nov. 2019 8:11 AM
Councillors opposed to the Cultural and Civic Space are not giving up.
11th Nov. 2019 2:11 PM
Minister for Local Government says residents should show their dissatisfaction at the next council election.
30th Oct. 2019 1:10 PM
Archibald Prize winning artist dedicates stirring speech to a 'f*****' of a careers advisor.
28th Oct. 2019 1:10 PM
The single most divisive political issue in Coffs Harbour in 2019 has been debated in State Parliament.
25th Oct. 2019 8:10 AM
Opponents to the Civic and Culture Centre to meet in Coffs Harbour on Tuesday.
18th Oct. 2019 2:10 PM
A new Facebook page and website has been created to help promote a controversial project.
10th Oct. 2019 3:10 PM
THE development application for the Cultural and Civic Space will go on public exhibition this week.
30th Sept. 2019 11:09 AM
The anti-Cultural and Civic space petition has been tabled, but what happens next ?
17th Sept. 2019 11:09 AM
One councillor is calling for a review and fears divisions will be very hard to heal.
12th Aug. 2019 2:08 PM
Council says it is strenuously pursuing grant funding from the State and Federal governments, which would reduce the size...
09th Aug. 2019 11:08 AM
A packed public gallery clearly divided shouted "shame" while others cheered and clapped.
08th Aug. 2019 4:08 PM
Well known local slams 'appalling engagement' of Sydney shock jock Ray Hadley.
07th Aug. 2019 12:08 PM
Rolling coverage: The controversial meeting to decide the fate of the Cultural and Civic Space has been adjourned after...
26th July 2019 11:07 AM