LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Wyong's Laneways will be bursting with love this February- as the town unites for a unique festival. Music, food and entertainment are some components of "Love Lanes", which aims to re-ignite local passion for the ...
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DEBATE WAGES OVER WATER WOES

Debate about the future of the proposed Wallarah 2 coal mine is heating up. Those leading the project were this week forced to provide the Department of Planning with evidence water security can be protected ...
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COOLER CHANGE FOLLOWING HOT NIGHT

We have just experienced an incredibly hot night followed by some extreme day time top temperatures. The change moved through Newcastle at 1pm dropping temperatures by 10 degrees instantly and that change will continue to ...
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SCOOTER SAFETY TOP PRIORITY

Service providers say more footpaths need to be built to prevent further tragedies involving mobility scooters on the Central Coast. It comes as police continue to investigate a fatal accident in Woy Woy yesterday ...
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SCENIC HIGHWAY SAFETY UPGRADE UNDERWAY

A community push to improve the safety of the Scenic Highway is finally seeing some results. Trees will be cleared this week as part of a master plan for the area, which is set to ...
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TASSIE DEVIL BREEDING PROGRAM TO EXPAND

People power has prevailed in helping secure the future of the Tasmanian Devil. The community banding together to raise an incredible $375,000 to expand the current breeding program at the Barrington Tops ...
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WEATHER: RELIEF ON THE WAY

It's hot now, but relief is on the way. It is going to be another very hot night, with an extremely hot morning to kick start your Wednesday. As the change begins to move in, ...
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ELDERLY MAN KILLED BY A TRAIN ON THE CENTRAL COAST

An eye witness has described the horrifying moment an elderly man on a mobility scooter was killed by a train at a level crossing on the Central Coast this morning. It's believed the man's scooter ...
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CONCERNING DROWNING STATISTICS RELEASED

An increasing number of middle-aged men are drowning across the state. The latest figures released by Royal Life Saving show one in five boating or watercraft deaths occurred in the Hunter and Central Coast ...
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WEATHER: 4 WEEKS, 4 HEAT WAVES

PHOTO: Heidi Lambert captured this shot at Old Bar Beach. We are now entering our 3rd heat wave in as many weeks. The next change comes through late Wednesday into Thursday across the region. We ...
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MAN HIT AND KILLED BY TRAIN ON CENTRAL COAST

A man on a mobility scooter has died after being struck by a train at Woy Woy, on the Central Coast. New South Wales Transport confirmed the incident this morning, stating that the Central Coast ...
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CENTRAL COAST SLS RECEIVE A HELPING HAND

After a tragic start to 20-17 on our beaches, Surf Life Saving Central Coast has received a welcome boost. Today, the volunteer organisation unveiled a new rescue water craft, bringing their fleet to seven ...
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NAKED PITCH INVADERS FACE OVER $5000 IN FINES

A man from the Central Coast will appear in court after a nude pitch invasion during last night's Big Bash game at the SCG. The 27-year-old from Wamberal entered the playing area with another man, ...
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BOOT SCOOTIN’ FUN AT GWANDALAN FESTIVAL

The Gwandalan Country Music Festival kicked off in boot scootin' style today. Hundreds of locals and visitors called into the local bowling club, all dressed up for a good old-fashioned hoedown ...
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LAKE BENEFITS FROM JETTY FACELIFT

The much-needed makeover of Long Jetty foreshore has continued over summer, with Central Coast Council redeveloping another stretch of the parkland. The latest project is designed to stop pollutants from entering the popular Tuggerah Lakes ...
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CLOSE CALL IN HAMLYN CAR CRASH

A Central Coast man has had a lucky escape, after an elderly woman crashed her car on his Hamlyn Terrace property about 9.30 this morning. Danny Chilvers was mowing the lawn when his neighbour ran ...
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SURF REPORT: FRIDAY JANUARY 13, 2017

The early morning will be the pick for hunting down some waves. Try to get in before the big high tide swallows the swell. There'll be morning off shore winds as well for most areas ...
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WEATHER: COOLING DOWN ACROSS THE WEEKEND

Tonight is going to be extremely hot as the change is too far away. During Saturday the southerly will begin to make its presence felt. As is moves in across northern NSW expect big storms ...
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WEATHER: EXTREME HEAT

PHOTO: Snapped by Luke Lamont. The heatwave is set to peak tomorrow with the scorching hot low 40 degree temperatures set to sweep back in across the Hunter and Central Coast. Temperatures will also soar ...
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COUNTERFEIT CASH CIRCULATES COAST

Police are urging residents to be on the lookout for counterfeit $50 notes, which are doing the rounds on the Central Coast. It comes as a 25-year-old man today faced Wyong Court, accused of using ...
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GOSFORD CBD SET FOR TRANSFORMATION

Multi-million dollar buildings could soon be lining the streets in Gosford. Plans to increase height limits and reinvigorate the CBD are moving forward, but it's been met with mixed reactions from the community ...
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ACCUSED TO FACE COURT AFTER MAN STABBED SIX TIMES

A 26-year-old man will face Wyong Local Court today, accused of stabbing another man in the neck and head. The man was travelling in a car with a 34-year-old man and two other women on ...
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METAL MONSTERS ROLL INTO GOSFORD

Car lovers are in for a treat on the Central Coast this weekend. A rise of the machines is in store on Saturday, as Gosford's showground is turned into a playground for monster trucks to ...
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POLICE SEARCH FOR DRIVER

A driver remains on the run after a serious crash at Peal Beach yesterday afternoon. Emergency services were called to Warrah Trig Road at about 5pm, following reports a car had crashed and rolled. A ...
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COOL CHANGE ON THE WAY BUT ONLY FOR SOME

Tonight's southerly change will continue to move up the coast during tomorrow delivering relief east of the Divide but the change is not strong enough to clear the heat inland across the NW Plains which ...
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COMMUNITY PUSH FOR CHANGE

A Central Coast family is grieving the loss of their 20-year-old daughter, following a horrific multi-car crash at Blue Haven yesterday. The community is now banding together, to have the notoriously dangerous intersection fixed ...
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TEENAGER INJURED IN SERIOUS CRASH ON THE CENTRAL COAST

A 16 year-old boy has suffered a serious arm injury after the car he was travelling in crashed and rolled, pinning him underneath. He was in the front passenger seat when the accident occured on ...
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SHOTS FIRED AT CENTRAL COAST HOME

Police are investigating after a number of rounds were fired at a home in Wisemans Ferry overnight. The incident occurred on Singleton Road just before midnight, a man was home at the time, but wasn't ...
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HORRIFIC CRASH KILLS YOUNG WOMAN IN BLUE HAVEN

A 21-year-old woman has died, and several others have been injured, in a shocking crash at Blue Haven on the Central Coast. Witnesses say the impact was so intense, it sounded like an explosion ...
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DROWNING DEATHS PROMPT WARNING

Two drownings on the Central Coast in the space of 24 hours has Surf Lifesavers pleading with the public to swim between the flags. Both deaths occurred on un-patrolled beaches ...
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