14-YEAR-OLD LEFT WITH FACE INJURIES AFTER CENTRAL COAST ASSAULT

A 14-year-old girl has been left with injuries to her face, after she was allegedly assaulted by two teenage girls on the Central Coast. Just before 5 o'clock yesterday, a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old approached ...
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MAN CHARGED AFTER KILLARNEY VALE ASSAULT

A Central Coast man has been refused bail, after allegedly assaulting another man at a service station on Thursday night. Police say when they arrived at the scene, the man was so badly beaten they ...
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HATS ON FOR FIRE AND RESCUE OPEN DAY

There was a sea of tiny red hats at Kariong's Fire and Rescue Open Day as dozens of local families turned out for a taste of what life is like as a professional firefighter. For ...
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CHARGES LAID FOLLOWING INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGED ACT OF INDECENCY

Two men have been charged following an investigation into an alleged act of indecency on a Newcastle bound train last year. Officers were alerted to the incident, which occurred on December 4 last year, by ...
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GAV’S SURF: NICE WEEKEND OF WAVES ON THE WAY

It will be quite the nice weekend for surfing, with light to moderate winds and a moderate swell. The winds will tend offshore in the mornings, while small tidal swings will keep conditions similar throughout ...
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GAV’S WEATHER: ALL THE DAYS LOOK THE SAME

The consistent lack of cloud over the nation continues, with still no relief in sight in the form of significant rain for the rest of May. The huge blocking high has completely stalled, and will ensure ...
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HEAVILY MODIFIED CAR STOPPED ON CENTRAL COAST

A man has been issued a number of infringement notices, after he was pulled over in a heavily modified car on the Central Coast. Officers stopped the Holden Commodore on the Central Coast Highway, Gosford ...
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CALGA ONE STEP CLOSER TO HERITAGE LISTING

The Calga and parts of the Peats Ridge landscape are a step closer to being listed on the State Heritage Register. This week nominations closed for the significant listing, with the fate of the area ...
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STOLEN WELDERS FOUND AND RETURNED TO MEN’S SHED

Volunteers at the Erina Men's Shed have been struggling in the wake of Saturday's heartless robbery. But they're pleased to report that SOME of their expensive gear has been found and returned ...
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GAV’S WEATHER: MORE CLEAR, COOL DAYS AHEAD

The consistent lack of cloud over the nation continues. There is still no relief in sight for significant rain for the rest of May. Only QLD and South East Australia has some cloud cover. Blocking ...
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REPTILE PARK WORKING TO CLEAN UP THE DINGO’S IMAGE

The Australian Reptile Park is working to dispel the myth that dingoes are a dangerous pest. The sanctuary recently welcomed a healthy litter of dingo puppies, and they're adjusting quite well to park life ...
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POLICE WARN OF A SPIKE IN CAR THEFT AT ERINA

Lock your car doors and keep belongings out of sight - that's the message from Brisbane Water Police. It comes after a spike in thefts from vehicles in the Erina region ...
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GAV’S WEATHER: COOL BUT STILL DRY

On the very coastal fringe has a small chance of seeing any shower activity tomorrow. The cooler southerly winds have settled in keeping temperatures down. The consistent lack of cloud over the nation continues and ...
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COUNCIL COMMITS TO CO-FUND CHANNEL DREDGING

Central Coast councillors have told a packed gallery they will commit to co-fund dredging of Ettalong Channel. It comes after months of back-and-forth with the state government and the shutdown of ferry services ...
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BODY MODIFIER ACCUSED OF ‘GENITAL MUTILATION’ FACES COURT

A man charged with genital mutilation fronted court for the first time today. 37-year-old Brendan Russell is accused of performing a procedure on a woman at a Newcastle tattoo parlour in 2016 - she later ...
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GAV’S WEATHER: COASTAL SHOWERS SET TO RETURN

The consistent lack of cloud over the nation is absolute torture for many on the land, with still no relief in sight in the form of significant rain. Blocking highs don't get much bigger than ...
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THE COAST’S ‘SAFEST HOME’ IS UP FOR SALE

It's probably the safest home on the Central Coast - and it's just hit the market. Jeweller Henry Scholten spared no expense in securing his Wamberal mansion, after he and his family were robbed at ...
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KITE SURFER FOUND SAFE AT HOME AFTER SEARCH

Reports of a missing kite surfer at Blue Bay last night prompted a quick response from emergency services. After a member of the public called in around 6pm, a rescue helicopter, water police and volunteers ...
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GAV’S WEATHER: FINE CONDITIONS RETURN TO THE COAST

Murrurundi in the Upper Hunter is experiencing its worst drought in more than 50 years, and there is still no relief in sight. The lack of relief is due to the latest blocking high moving ...
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MEN’S SHED VOLUNTEERS HEARTBROKEN AFTER BURGLARY

Members of the Erina Men's Shed have been left heartbroken after thieves targeted the property over the weekend. A number of valuable items were taken - many of them donated ...
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MAGPIES CELEBRATE 11-POINT WIN OVER THE BOMBERS

In the Black Diamond AFL, the Wyong Lakes Magpies are still celebrating their dramatic 11-point comeback victory over the Killarney-Vale Bombers. The boys in black-and-white battled through player injuries and bizarre weather conditions yesterday to ...
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DOZENS OF BUSINESSES SIGN ON FOR ‘FREE TRADE DAY’

For one day last year, Central Coast tradies offered to fix the homes of people in financial stress, completely free-of-charge. 'Free Trade Day' has since taken off...with dozens of businesses signing up for this year's ...
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A MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION AT THE REPTILE PARK

One mother at the Australian Reptile Park is celebrating her special day with four new furry arrivals...Adina, the dingo, welcomed a new litter this week. Keepers set up cameras in her enclosure to monitor the ...
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SIGNIFICANT DELAYS AFTER M1 CRASH

TRAFFIC ALERT: Southbound traffic is heavy on the M1 at Wyong, after a two car smash near Alison Road earlier this afternoon. One of two southbound lanes was closed following the crash, which occurred around ...
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FOUR NEW ARRIVALS AT AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PARK

One mother at the Australian Reptile Park is celebrating her special day with four new furry arrivals. Adina, the dingo, welcomed a new litter this week. Keepers set up cameras in her enclosure to monitor ...
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CENTRAL COAST STARS TAKE TO THE STAGE TO SUPPORT THE CANCER COUNCIL

The stars were out on the Central Coast last night, dancing the night away for the Cancer Council. NBN News journalist Samantha Long brought the house down with her hip-hop routine, coming in equal second ...
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12 PEOPLE CHARGED IN MASS DRUG RAIDS

A dozen people have been charged with more than 200 offences in mass drug raids on the Central Coast. Police executed seven search warrants at homes early yesterday morning in Watanobbi, Wyong, Tumbi Umbi and ...
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PLAYING FIELD LEVELED FOR CRAFT BREWERS

Craft beer could now become more affordable following tax cuts announced in this week's federal budget. Robertson MP Lucy Wicks says it's a huge win for the region's local brewers ...
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210 CHARGES LAID FOLLOWING CENTRAL COAST POLICE RAIDS

A dozen people have been charged with a combined 210 offences, after police executed a series of raids across the Central Coast on Friday. Officers searched seven homes at around six o'clock yesterday morning, as ...
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LOCALS DETAIL THEIR EXPERIENCES WITH MEDICINAL CANNABIS

As the federal government takes steps to streamline access to medicinal cannabis, those who supply and use it say more needs to be done. Two Central Coast residents have bravely gone on the record to ...
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