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14-YEAR-OLD MISSING AT PORT MACQUARIE BEACH

A search is underway on the mid-north coast for a child lost in the surf. A helicopter, drone and lifesavers are still scouring Flynns Beach ...
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OPERATION RESTORE SPREADING CHRISTMAS SPIRIT

For our men and women in blue, the Christmas holidays are one of the busiest times of the year. But last night, officers attached to ...
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BOXER FIGHTS THROUGH INJURY TO MAKE GAMES TEAM

Central Coast boxer Anja Stridsman has been selected in the Aussie team for next year's Commonwealth Games. Her achievement made all the more remarkable by ...
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HOUSE PRICES SOARING ON THE CENTRAL COAST

The year may be coming to an end, but the Central Coast property market is continuing to soar. House prices are in the millions, with ...
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WORLD’S FIRST SOLAR TRAIN LAUNCHES IN BYRON

History was made at Byron Bay today, when its new world-first solar-powered train took its first passenger journey into town. Train lovers, young and old, ...
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CELEBRATIONS IN GLOUCESTER AFTER ROCKY HILL MINE REJECTION

An overwhelming majority of Gloucester residents were celebrating today, after a decision 10 years in the making was finally handed down. The community says it's ...
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FIRST RUGBY UNION COMP IN THE LOWER MID NORTH COAST

It was a big day for women's rugby union on the lower mid north coast. Teams from across the region participating in the first female ...
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OLD BOYS OUTCLASS BECTIVE EAST IN T20 FINAL

It had all the thrills and spills of the domestic Big Bash League. While the setting many have been a little more low-key, the T20 ...
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DIGGERS FIGHT TO SECURE THEIR PLACE ON THE LADDER

In Coffs Harbour District Cricket, an unexpected loss for Diggers, who were chasing 133 against Nana Glen but were bowled out for 91. Earlier in ...
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OVERWHELMING TURNOUT FOR THE OPENING OF MACKSVILLE’S NEW BRIDGE

There was an overwhelming turnout of support for the opening of Macksville's new bridge, which brought the local traffic to a standstill. But the community ...
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REDBACKS CLAIM FRIENDSHIP GAMES TITLE

A passionate group from Tamworth's Filipino community were out in force today, to cheer on the finalists of this year's Friendship Games. After 11 weeks ...
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DUMARESQ DAM IN LINE FOR MAJOR UPGRADE

Dumaresq Dam's recreational area could be in line for a multi-million dollar overhaul, with Armidale Regional Council set to apply for $1.5-million in funding from ...
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PHONE COVERAGE IMPROVED AT GLEN INNES

Mobile phone reception has been improved near Glen Innes, with a new tower now live at Kings Plains. The improved coverage will ensure the safety ...
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FEDERAL GOVT FRONTS UP FUNDING FOR ROUNDABOUT IN ARMIDALE

There'll soon be better access to Armidale's refurbished airport, with the federal government making a $1-million contribution to install a new two-lane roundabout on the ...
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MORE POLICE TO CRACK DOWN ON RURAL CRIME IN BARWON

As the New South Wales police force continues its crack down on rural crime, three new positions have been announced for the Barwon Command. A ...
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TAMWORTH COUNCIL SAYS FUTURE IS IN SOLAR

Tamworth mayor Col Murray says he's had interest from international investors to build a large-scale solar farm in the region. It comes as council looks ...
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