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SEARCH FOR WILLIAM TYRELL CONTINUES INTO FOURTH DAY

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Despite extra resources being brought in from across the state, there’s still no sign of three-year-old William Tyrell, who vanished at Kendall on the mid north coast on Friday. Police say they’re keeping an open mind, and are investigating all possible avenues surrounding his disappearance. Read More »

COFFS SCHOOLS SET NEW WORLD RECORD FOR CHILD PROTECTION

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Coffs Harbour High and Public schools combined forces today to set a new world record for the number of love-hearts they could form with their hands. More than 800 students gathered on an oval for the occasion – at least 300 participants more than the previous record. The event was organised by the child protection group Bravehearts. “It’s a Queensland based organisation but they do send safety awareness programs out to all schools in New South Wales,” said Bravehearts volunteer Mel Kemp. Today’s record attempt should be acknowledged officially within a couple of weeks. (AUDIO IN PARTS) Read More »

EACH HOUR CRITICAL IN SEARCH FOR WILLIAM TYRELL

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Police say each hour is now critical as they ramp up the search effort for a three-year-old boy who went missing on the Mid North Coast. William Tyrell was last seen at around 10:30 on Friday morning, playing in the front yard of his grandmother’s home at Kendall. The search – now in its fourth day – has involved police, SES personnel, volunteers and surf life saving volunteers, who have combed nearby bushland. Extra police from Sydney and Newcastle have also joined the effort. “A three-year-old child is full of adventure and we want to ensure we’re able to locate him safely,” said Mid North Coast Superintendant Paul Fehon. “We want to concentrate on doing an extremely thorough search.” Crews are focusing on a 1.5-kilometre radius around the home. At this stage, police are “keeping an open mind” as to ... Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: STORM SEASON IS COMING

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PHOTO: A cracking shot of last night’s storm from Strzelecki lookout in Newcastle. Taken by Shane Williams. Over the weekend and during today we have seen storms flare up across the Northern New South Wales Ranges and North East. Tomorrow a trough is going to pass over and the ingredients look good to see increased storm activity across the broadcast region during the day, stretching from the Greater Hunter to the North West, Tablelands, North East and Gold Coast. There is plenty of heat and moisture content is moderate. The passing trough is the final ingredient. Yesterday was also the first time 40 degrees was recorded in Australia for the new season happening in the Kimberley of Western Australia. It is another sign that Spring is here, but be warned. A burst of cold air is headed our way, ready ... Read More »

POLICE AND TOURISM OPERATORS HAPPY WITH COFFS RALLY

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Rally Australia has wound up in Coffs Harbour with police praising motorsport fans for their good behaviour over the weekend. Tourism operators are also happy about the boost to the local economy from the influx of visitors. Read More »

SECOND WHALE WASHES UP ON MID NORTH COAST

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Another dead whale has been found on the mid north coast. The carcass of the whale was washed onto a rock shelf at Walllabi Point near Old Bar. The male humpback is the second whale to wash ashore, after one was discovered at Old Bar yesterday. Read More »

WILLIAM TYRELL SEARCH ENTERS ITS FOURTH DAY

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There is still no sign of William Tyrell as the search for the missing three-year-old enters its fourth day. William was last seen at his grandmother’s home at Kendall near Port Macquarie at 10.30 last Friday morning. He was wearing a spider-man costume. Authorities have searched nearby bushland and dams over the weekend. Extra State Emergency Services personnel and police from Newcastle and Sydney have arrived in Kendall this morning to assist the search. Police say they’re keeping an open mind on whether the boy had been taken. Their search today will be within a 1.5 kilometre radius of the home. Read More »

SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MISSING BOY

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Three days since he disappeared and still no trace of three year old William Tyrell. The small community of Kendall, on the mid north coast, isn’t giving up hope…as police admit they haven’t ruled out the possibility the little boy was abducted. Read More »

LIFELINE WALK IN COFFS TO HIGHLIGHT SUICIDE PREVENTION

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Mental health advocates say they want to see more people confronting the issue of depression and suicide. Lifeline organised numerous public rallies across Australia to get people talking this weekend – including a community walk in Coffs Harbour. Read More »

MAJOR SEARCH FINDS NO TRACE OF WILLIAM TYRELL

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A major search has failed to find any trace of three-year-old William Tyrell, who went missing from his grandparents home on the Mid North Coast more than 24-hours ago. Despite the setback, crews will remain at the scene in the small town of Kendall. Read More »

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