YOUNG BOXING DYNAMO BACK FROM HEART SURGERY

Retired heavyweight boxing great Bob Mirovic has started training a new generation of champions on the Central Coast. But one of his most promising students dropped off the radar recently, to have heart surgery at ...
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UNITS DAMAGED IN EARLY MORNING FIRE

A candle is believed to have caused a fire, which ripped through a block of units at The Entrance early this morning. Just before 2.30am, crews were called to Lakeside Parade to find the two-storey ...
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GAV’S WEATHER – LONG HOT RUN AHEAD

The next weather system is moving in over the south-east. That change will reach the Central Coast and Hunter early tomorrow morning. We are in for a hot night tonight. The weak southerly change won't ...
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THE FORCE IS STRONG IN YARRAMALONG

Thousands of excited Star Wars fanatics are gearing up for the latest instalment of the worldwide phenomenon. But for two Central Coast filmmakers, their love of the galaxy has gone above and beyond. Creating a ...
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SECOND BITE FILLING FOOD VOID

For some families, filling the pantry can be a weekly struggle. But a new initiative is trying to alleviate some of the stress, by gifting leftover food to those in need ...
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PLENTY OF HOUNDS AT GOSFORD POUND

The Central Coast Animal Care Facility has almost reached capacity, just two weeks out from Christmas. Staff have launched the annual adoption drive, with dozens of four-legged friends to choose from.....and one very special three-legged ...
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GAV’S WEATHER: HEATWAVE SET TO PEAK

There is a large, slow moving high which plans to sit over the Tasman at the end of the week. It's making sure conditions remain hot and mostly sunny, with daily coastal sea breezes. The ...
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CLOSE CALL FOR SAN REMO RESIDENTS

There was a close call for residents on the Central Coast today, as a fast-moving grass fire threatened homes at San Remo. Around 30 people were evacuated just after 2:30pm, as fire crews scrambled to ...
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DOZENS CRY FOR LIFT UP AT TUGGERAH STATION

Seven years after the state government promised action, commuters are still struggling with disability access at Tuggerah train station. Dozens of angry passengers rallied today, demanding better facilities ...
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HIMALAYAS TREK FOR AUTISM AWARENESS

A Central Coast man with autism is preparing for the trip of a lifetime. In a few short months, James Mulligan will embark on a 25-day trek through the Himalayas, to raise money for those ...
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THE BEAUTY BENEFITS OF CAMEL MILK

The benefits of cow and goat's milk are well known, and now a Central Coast couple is leading the charge to get camel milk on shelves. They've launched their own skincare range and are using ...
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GAV’S WEATHER: HOT, DRY AND SUNNY

Central, Eastern and Northern Australia is hot, dry and sunny and that heat is headed our way. There is a large slow moving high which plans to sit over the Tasman for most of the ...
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SOIL COLLECTED IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN

Soil from war memorial sites on the Central Coast will soon be on display in Sydney's Hyde Park, as part of a World War 1 commemorative project. The coast received a visit from the state's ...
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PLATYPUS VENOM EXTRACTED IN AUSTRALIAN FIRST

Staff at the Australian Reptile Park have milked the venom of snakes and spiders before... ...but in an Australian first, they've now successfully extracted platypus venom, to be sent off for research. Yaro the Platypus ...
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GAV’S WEATHER – HOT, DRY, SUNNY WEEK AHEAD

There is a large slow moving high which plans to sit over the region for most of the week, making sure conditions remain hot and mostly sunny with daily coastal sea breezes. The next weak ...
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A NEW DEFIBRILLATOR FOR TERRIGAL SURF CLUB

As the crowds continue to flock to the beach this summer, Terrigal Surf Life Saving Club has received a defibrillator as an early Christmas gift. The critical life-saving device was presented today by Senator Deborah ...
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CONCERT BAND CELEBRATES ITS 100TH SHOW

The Central Coast Concert Band has celebrated its 100th performance milestone. The chosen theme was a 'centenary' of community music, featuring renditions of popular film scores and audience requests at Gosford RSL. The ensemble has ...
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WHITELEY EXHIBIT OPENS IN GOSFORD

Brett Whiteley is one of Australia's most celebrated artists. While his works are typically reserved for major galleries, a small collection has made its way to Gosford. The gallery hosting its most high-profile exhibition to ...
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SHOW-WINNING CATTLE ON THE COAST

If you were asked which high school runs one of the country's most successful cattle programs, would you believe it's right here on the Peninsula? Brisbane Water Secondary College gives its highly suburban Central Coast ...
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COUNCIL LOOKING INTO WOY WOY WHARF REPLACEMENT

Following last night's NBN News story regarding Woy Woy wharf, Central Coast Council has confirmed it's looking into replacing the structure. A spokeswoman outlined that council is seeking grant funding from the state government. Once ...
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GAV’S WEATHER – WEAK CHANGE FOR THE WEEKEND

The next weather system is moving in over the region. There isn't much to it with conditions clearing quickly behind it. This front will now begin to move over the Tasman from tomorrow but a ...
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BURTON TOYOTA SURF REPORT

There's a little pulse in the swell expected over the weekend as the southerly winds spread north affecting the entire coast. This southerly isn't too strong so the good run of Spring Summer period waves ...
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE STILL HIGH ON CENTRAL COAST

Domestic violence continues to be the biggest problem facing Central Coast police, according to new figures released today. While the number of incidents has dropped from last year, five year figures have risen by almost ...
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MINOR CASES CROWDING CENTRAL COAST ED’S

The Central Coast's emergency departments are being overstrained and inundated with minor cases. It follows a recent report - with the Local Health District today urging locals to think before heading to the ED ...
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COUNCIL TO REVIEW DRAFT FINANCE REPORTS

Central Coast Council is holding an extraordinary meeting tonight, to go over draft financial reports for the first time since the amalgamation. Among expenses, Council reports a $6.7-billion gain from assets transferred in the merger, ...
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WOY WOY WHARF’S DISAPPEARING ACT

Woy Woy public wharf was completely submerged when the King Tide came in yesterday afternoon. Residents say it's not the first time this has happened and they're calling on Central Coast Council to intervene ...
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GAV’S WEATHER: HOT AHEAD OF THE NEXT CHANGE

The next weather system is moving in over the south east ahead of it conditions are hot and clear. This front will now begin to move over the region from tomorrow. This will return the ...
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GAV’S WEATHER: BURST OF SUMMER HEAT

The front over the southern ocean will link up with the shallow trough over the Red Centre. The system will then arrive over the south east tomorrow night. Locally warm north westerly winds will build, ...
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NAISDA OPENS DOORS TO FUTURE STARS

The next group of indigenous dancing stars are hoping to find their big break in Kariong this week. NAISDA Dance College is looking for its newest recruits from all across the country ...
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COAST STARS’ DANCING FEET AT THE READY

Sequins and tap shoes will soon be in high demand, with the Cancer Council launching its 5th annual Stars of the Coast competition. Several Coast personalities will swap their day jobs for the dance floor ...
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