GAV’S WEATHER – A FIRST TASTE OF AUTUMN

This morning was our first taste of the new season ahead. Cooler, dry air moved in across the region making for a sparkling blue sky start to the week. The cooler nights, crisp mornings and ...
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2000 PILLS AND OVER $20,000 SEIZED ON THE CENTRAL COAST

Two men have been charged with drug supply offences as part of Strike Force Dunwarin on the Central Coast. Following investigations, police arrested a 28-year-old man at Jilliby and a 26-year-old man at Doyalson, about ...
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SAN REMO’S NEW EXTREME SPORTS PARK DEEMED A HIT

San Remo's new BMX track was today officially unveiled, much to the delight of local riders. The Extreme Sports Park features a variety of jumps and runs ...
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MAN FRONTS COURT OVER $50,000 IN STOLEN COPPER WIRE

A man has appeared in court following a break and enter on the Central Coast. Police were patrolling Woongarrah near Wyong last night, when they approached a man in a silver Holden Commodore. A search ...
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MEMORIAL FOR ELUSIVE THE DOLPHIN

A dolphin that made its home in Brisbane Water now  has its own permanent memorial at Woy Woy Public Wharf Nicknamed 'Elusive', the marine mammal was popular among locals, but sadly died in 2015. More ...
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MINI-CYCLONE LEAVES TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION

A family has lost their home after what's been described as a mini-cyclone tore through the Central Coast. The SES have responded to more than a hundred calls for assistance but the worst could be ...
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STARS SHINE ON CENTRAL COAST

A program helping young disadvantaged people on the Central Coast needs a helping hand itself. With a growing number of youth reaching out, its resources have been stretched to the limit ...
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SINGLE-VEHICLE CRASH CLAIMS A LIFE NEAR MANDALONG

A man in his 30's was killed in a single-vehicle crash on the Central Coast yesterday. A passing motorist noticed a Toyota Hilux had left the road and rolled along Mandalong Road in Mandalong at ...
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ONE KILLED AND ANOTHER AIRLIFTED AFTER M1 COLISSION

A woman has died and a man has been trapped in his vehicle for more than an hour after a two-vehicle crash on the M1 near Ourimbah this morning. Just before 4:30, a car was ...
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SURF REPORT: FEBRUARY 17, 2017

There's not going to be much swell ahead of the change, with strong north easterly sea breezes on Saturday. The change will move through late Saturday, continuing north overnight into Sunday. The swell will increase ...
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WEATHER: HOT AND STORMY AHEAD OF STRONG CHANGE

The strongest change of the season is approaching and the pre-frontal trough has already started to fire up storms across the region. The first wave of storms will move through tonight, clearing to the north ...
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MASSIVE HUNTSMAN HANDED TO AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PARK

If you're afraid of spiders, then this is sure to make your skin crawl. Meet Behemoth, the massive huntsman that's sending shivers up the spines of keepers at the Australian Reptile Park. The giant arachnid ...
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POTENTIAL POLLIES PRIMED FOR POLLS

Two old political campaigners on the Central Coast could be about to make a comeback. Chris Holstein and Belinda Neal are circling, as would-be-candidates jockey for position ahead of the Gosford by-election ...
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TEEN FACES STRING OF STEALING CHARGES

A 17-year-old male is facing a string of charges, accused of stealing a number of cars on the Central Coast. Police say they've been investigating the teenager since 2015. It's claimed this Nissan Navara dumped ...
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WEATHER: MORE HEAT BEFORE THE RAIN ARRIVES

As the latest trough dips in across the south east, the northerly winds will build further tomorrow. As the trough approaches, there will be increase afternoon storm activity inland and across the ranges tomorrow afternoon ...
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DRUGS AND WEAPONS SEIZED DURING SEARCH

Police have allegedly seized prohibited weapons and steroids during the search of a home on the Central Coast. Officers raided the Moores Road property at Avoca Beach just after 11 o'clock yesterday morning. They allegedly ...
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STATE EMERGENCY SERVICE IN NEED OF HELP

The Central Coast's State Emergency Service is crying out for new recruits with just 20 active members in Wyong. With March and April often marred by dangerous weather events, the service say it'll need extra ...
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COOKING UP CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

A new venture is opening doors for young Aboriginal people wanting to start a career in hospitality. A food van, at the Gosford Hospital redevelopment site, is helping provide training and employment opportunities locally. And ...
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BY-ELECTION SPECULATION MOUNTS IN GOSFORD

The ink had barley dried on Kathy Smith's resignation as State Member for Gosford when talk turned to the impending by-election. But with Gosford the most marginal seat in the state, the major parties aren't ...
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WEATHER LATEST: HOT AIR TO RETURN

The hot air is now rebuilding in the centre due to the lack of cloud cover. The next round will not be as severe as the previous but the mercury will still hit 40 degrees ...
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WOMAN AVOIDS JAIL AFTER STEALING DYING NURSE’S HANDBAG

It was an unthinkable crime against a woman in her hour of need. As nurse Kay Shaylor lay dying on a Central Coast road, after an horrific car crash, she was robbed. Today, the mother ...
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HORRIFIC SMASH LANDS THREE IN HOSPITAL

A horrific three car accident in Tumbi Umbi late yesterday has seen two young children and a 30 year old man airlifted to Westmead. All three remain in hospital tonight the 30 year old in ...
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KATHY SMITH QUITS

Gosford MP Kathy Smith certainly isn't afraid to fight for her region. But sadly she now faces a battle of a different kind. After being diagnosed with cancer the Labor MP has resigned to focus ...
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WEATHER: HEAT TO RETURN, BUT NOT AS SEVERE

The hot air is now rebuilding in the centre due to the lack of cloud cover. However there is plenty of cloud over the northern ranges and along the coast. Showers were hard to come ...
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FIVE INJURED IN TUMBI UMBI COLLISION

Five people, including two children, were injured in a car crash on the Central Coast. Emergency services were called to Eastern Road at Tumbi Umbi just after 5pm yesterday, after three cars had collided. The ...
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CRASH SURVIVOR IN COURT FOR KAYDEN LAWSON

A woman who was left with a permanent brain injury following a horrific accident on the M1, says she feels sorry for man responsible. Today, Kayden Lawson was sentenced to at least two and half ...
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MERCURY DROPS AFTER WEEKEND SCORCHER

It was cooler today as the best southerly of the year sweept across the region. The speckled cloud formation signifies the cooler air finally pulsing far enough north to flush out some of the hot ...
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HEALTH WARNINGS AMID HEATWAVE

A cool change has finally swept across the Central Coast. But a local doctor is still warning residents to look after themselves ...
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MAN ALLEGEDLY EXPOSES HIMSELF TO 14-YEAR-OLD

A man has appeared in court after allegedly exposing himself on a Central Coast train. Around 8pm last night, a 14-year-old girl travelling with her mother allegedly witnessed the man exposing himself and committing an ...
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CENTRAL COAST MAN FRONTS COURT OVER BUSHFIRE

A man has appeared in court after allegedly lighting a bushfire on the Central Coast. Shortly after 12am this morning, emergency services were called to a bushfire on Mangrove Creek Road, Mangrove Creek. The fire ...
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