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SURFEST EVENTS BEGIN WITH PADDLE BATTLE AT REDHEAD

Sydney's James Kasey has won the elite men's Paddle Battle division, which forms part of the Lake Macquarie Festival of Surfing. 32 competitors lined up ...
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NSW TEAM WINS SURF LIFESAVING INTERSTATE TITLES

A collection of Hunter, Central Coast and Far North Coast athletes have helped New South Wales secure surf lifesaving's Australian Interstate Title. Cudgen's Anthea Warne, ...
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HUNTER BUSINESSES GET BEHIND SUPERBIKE RIDER TOM EDWARDS

The Hunter has a habit of producing champions on two wheels and now the local business community is trying to help add another name to ...
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RUBBISH COVERS THE STOCKTON SHORELINE

A serious environmental situation at Stockton Beach...with a former underground tip...uncovered by erosion. Large amounts of rubbish is now washing into the ocean - but ...
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75th ANNIVERSARY OF FORMER BRISBANE WATER HMAS

Today the 75th anniversary of the HMAS Patricia Cam was commemorated on the Central Coast. Locals embracing the history of the 1940 Brisbane Water vessel ...
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LOCK OUT LAW REVIEW – IT’S TIME FOR CHANGE

A review of Newcastle's controversial lock out laws is now in its final week. While local hoteliers say it's time for the restrictions to change...some ...
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GIANT PUMPKINS SCALED UP

Northern Rivers pumpkin growers have given a whole new meaning to the term 'Super Size'. The biggest and the best Atlantic Pumpkins were put on ...
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ARSENAL SOCCER SCHOOL KICKS GOALS ON THE COFFS COAST

For the first time, the internationally renowned Arsenal Soccer School is kicking goals on the Mid North Coast. Coffs Harbour football club, the Northern Storm, ...
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THE LEGACY OF AUSTRALIA’S SIXTIES SURF BOARD INDUSTRY

The legacy of Australia's sixties surf board industry has been immortalised in a documentary called Men of Wood and Foam. Tonight one of the movie's ...
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RUN TO RAISE AWARENESS FOR ASYLUM SEEKER RESOURCE CENTRE

Two young Australians have taken on a mammoth mission to raise awareness for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. They made their way through Coffs Harbour ...
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KOOTINGAL CRICKET CLUB TURN PINK FOR MCGRATH FUNDRAISER

There's no more fitting way to raise a dollar, than by embracing one of the country's most iconic sports. Organised by the Kootingal Cricket Club, ...
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NORTH WEST FIRE CREWS HOT PROPERTY

North West fire crews have been busy battling several blazes today. There was a close call at Quirindi, but that fire was quickly contained. Meanwhile, ...
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COUNCIL NOT TO SUPPORT THE GREAT KOALA NATIONAL PARK

Nambucca Shire Council has resolved NOT to support the Great Koala National Park as the proposal stands. The Great Koala National Park looks to convert ...
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FANS PACK THE PARK FOR COUNTRY MUSIC OPENING CONCERT

Boot scooting action has continued in Tamworth as the Country Music Festival fills the town. The opening concert saw thousands of eager fans pack Bicentennial ...
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DAY ONE OF NORTHERN EAGLES JUNIOR TOUCH CHAMPIONSHIPS IN TAREE

Taree has come out fighting, in front of home crowds, on Day One of the Inaugral Northern Eagles Junior Touch Championships. More than 50 teams ...
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FIREFIGHTERS WARN AGAINST COOKING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

While many wouldn't think twice about lighting a barbie, Fire and Rescue crews have a different message for Country Music Festival campers. They're encouraging those ...
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