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Controversial waterpark for Cobourg’s beach addressed by town reps

Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture Dean Hustwick and Councillor Brian Darling discuss the merits of a new waterpark for Victoria Beach starting this summer, as well as provide details of the approval process and the final split decision earlier this month. The pair responded to critics and supporters as part of a special edition of Consider This Live, part of the Drive Time on Northumberland 89.7 FM Continue Reading →

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Taxpayers group unsettled by Cobourg council’s approval of waterpark for Victoria Beach

The president and a director from Cobourg Taxpayers Association raise concerns about Cobourg council’s process in approving a new waterpark for Victoria Beach this summer during Consider This Live, part of the Drive Time on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture Dean Hustwick and Councillor Brian Darling give council’s side here.   Continue Reading →

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Venture 13 transforming the local economy, says executive director

Economic development is no longer about attracting massive factories

Venture 13, a unique entrepreneurial start-up facility located in Cobourg, is offering a wide range of services for innovative business people looking to get off the ground. The $2 million facility is expected to open in May. But, the programs it offers are beyond your average business incubator, as CDFC Executive Wendy Curtis and Enterprise Program Manager John Hayden discuss on Consider This Live, part of the Drive Time on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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Cobourg Sports Hall of Fame to display memorabilia and stories from past

Ross Quigley is part of a citizen’s group hoping to create a Cobourg and District Sports Hall of Fame. The group has collected hundreds of pieces of local memorabilia covering decades of various sports and athletes from Olympians to caddies. Listen as he shares amazing stories about people and events from the community’s sports heritage on Consider This Live, part of the Drive Time on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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Piccini on Ford’s victory and its impact on local riding

Progressive Conservative candidate David Piccini talks about the leadership vote held last Saturday where Doug Ford won the leadership race. Piccini describes his own thoughts as his candidate, Christine Elliot, lost a very close race, as well as discussing the impact of Ford’s policies on Northumberland-Peterborough South. It is all part of a special edition of Consider This Live, on the Drive Time, Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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Fighting human trafficking in Northumberland through community initiative, says police

Human traffickers target children as young as 11- to 15-years old in Northumberland County for prostitution, according to Constable Detective Janice MacDonald, of the Cobourg Police Force. But, a multi-organizational task force is coming together with a $41,000 grant to help youth and parents by becoming better educated, she said. Acting Staff Sergeant Brent Allison said police are cracking down, as well. Listen to the shocking statistics and what is being done, as well as helpful tips to prevent children from being swept up in this growing problem as we discuss this issue on Consider This, part of the Drive Time on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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Northumberland Local News Initiative plans public conversation about future of news

 

A group of local journalists and community volunteers are working with Loyalist Collge journalism faculty to organize a public workshop to discuss the future of news in West Northumberland on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in the Concert Hall in Victoria Hall at 7 p.m. Two members of the committee discuss the role of local news and its future in the community on Consider This Live, part of the Drive Time on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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