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GOSFORD ASSAULT RESULTS IN CHARGES BEING LAID

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Charges have been laid over an assault that left a man with a fractured skull on the Central Coast. Around 2:30am last Sunday, a 43-year-old man was walking along Donnison Street in Gosford after leaving a nightclub, when he was allegedly assaulted by another man. The 43-year-old male suffered a fractured skull and was airlifted to Royal North Shore hospital in a serious condition. Investigations led police to an address in West Gosford this morning, where they arrested a 39-year-old man. The man was charged with reckless assault, causing grievous bodily harm, and will appear in court on Tuesday 13 September.

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CANCER COUNCIL GEARS UP FOR FLAGSHIP FUNDRAISER

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An explosion of yellow is expected on the Central Coast tomorrow, with the Cancer Council to send out their army of volunteers to help raise funds for Daffodil Day. It’s an event with special significance for MC Alan Phillips, who just two years ago, was battling with tonsil cancer. “It was very odd that I lost the tool of my trade basically it made me appreciate it more when I got it back,” Mr Phillips said. After making a full recovery Alan says he is one of the lucky ones and hopes the region will dig deep tomorrow. “the more money we get to them the quicker we will get results and put cancer behind us so days life daffodil day everyone needs to throw in a few dollars,” He said. More than 40 sites are registered across the Central …

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STREET COUNT PLANNED ON COAST

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It’s one of the biggest problems facing the Central Coast, but the true extent of homelessness across the region is still not known. That’s caused Coast Shelter to launch a study into the issue, hoping the results will help secure additional financial support for those most in need. “talking to the Government and talking to treasury we need to actually have the facts and figures so they actually know the problem and then that gives them a chance to address it,” Coast Shelter’s Laurie Maher said. A street count along with information from Housing New South Wales will form the basis of the investigation. Central Coast Council has also agreed to lend assistance. (AUDIO IN PARTS)

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