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MULTIPLE CHARGES FOR CENTRAL COAST PAIR

Two people have been charged with a number of offences, following two alleged incidents on the Central Coast in April this year. Police allege that around 2.45am on Saturday April 21, a 31-year-old man broke into a house on Kincumber Street, Kincumber and assaulted and stabbed a man inside, before stealing a vehicle on the property. On Monday April 23, two men, aged 31 and 34, and a 27-year-old woman allegedly threatened a woman with a knife, and tried to force her to sign over the registration of a vehicle. She refused, and the 34-year-old allegedly stole the vehicle’s keys and a mobile phone, also slashing the car’s tyres. The 31-year-old man allegedly stole the woman’s 10-week-old dog. Around 8am yesterday, a 31-year-old man was arrested and charged with a string of offences, including aggravated break and enter commit serious …

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GLASS SAND TO HELP REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE!

The future of recycling may be happening right now at Lake Macquarie. The council is using tonnes of crushed glass for road infrastructure, and it’s hoping its neighbours follow suit. REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE! @lakemac is the 1st Hunter council to adopt a substitute sand material, using recycled crushed glass! It’s used as bedding material for drainage projects. @nbnnews pic.twitter.com/sXKRNNtUFY — Samantha Long (@SamanthaLongNBN) June 13, 2018

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19 COAST IDENTITIES RECOGNISED IN QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOURS

On the Central Coast, generosity was the common thread among the 19 local identities honoured as part of the Queen’s Birthday celebrations. The Marine Discovery Centre’s John Asquith has been recognised for 50 years of dedicated service to the environment. Other recipients include: Jack Anastas – OAM – recognised for service to the welfare of veterans and to the community Morry Breen – OAM – recognised for service to the game of rugby league and to industrial relations James Castley – OAM – recognised for service to the community through a range of roles Julie Dolan – OAM – recognised for significant service to football, including her pioneering role as a former captain of the Matildas Margaret Hardy – OAM – recognised for service to the arts through a range of roles Merril Jackson – OAM – recognised for service …

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