Welcome to a new month and welcome to our feature - SMALL BUSINESS SEPTEMBER! This month we're focusing on Small Businesses, according to local data*, there are 8,033 businesses that can be classified as small businesses on the Coast. We know that running a small business can be one of the biggest...

We're rapidly approaching Spring Fair and School Fete season. That means the demand for support from the local community is at an all time high. Local businesses are frequently approached for product or in-kind support, or even financial sponsorship. It's the way these events work. One of the many goals of Central Coast...

In the lead up to Central Coast Chronicle's first birthday, I've been thinking about how we can add value to the Central Coast Chronicle service for our members.   We've now introduced, Valued Added Goodness. Updated weekly, the Value Added Goodness content will include everything from offers exclusively for our members, highlighted events,...

As we approach the one year mark for Central Coast Chronicle (already?!) I'm excited to share the very first new offering to new customers of Central Coast Chronicle. Have you been watching us, thinking I love that, but I just have one event that I'm working on at the moment? Well then,...

There's still time to get creative over the Easter break, below we share some ideas. - If you're a cafe it could be a great idea to give customers a free Easter egg with every coffee order and for kids or any baby-chino order, a bunny shaped cookie. - If you're a...

In the 2016 film La La Land, one of the first songs is “Someone in the Crowd”. If you haven’t seen the film or heard the song, do yourself a favour, and have a quick listen. (Note: link opens Spotify) While listening to the song on my way to a meeting, I found...

We're incredibly lucky here on the Coast. No, I'm not going to go on about our fabulous beaches and acreage (although I could!). It's the talent, that's right here in our own backyard. One example is Central Coast Chronicle member Treehouse Creative.  As they say on their website, "We have two eyes, two ears...