Home // Central Coast News (page 31)

Central Coast News

CLOWNING AROUND TO FUNDRAISE FOR SICK KIDS

Don’t be surprised if you see a few colourful characters on the side of Central Coast roads this week. Fundraising has begun today for the Clown Doctors program, helping make hospital stays a little less scary for sick kids in Gosford. The coast’s cheekiest M-Ds are hoping to raise $15-thousand so that they can visit children every month for the next year. Donation points include Wamberal, Bateau Bay, Terrigal and Woy Woy, with the drive finishing up on Friday. (VISION ONLY)

Read More »

UNIT CATCHES FIRE AT NORTH GOSFORD

A fire has torn through a unit complex on the Central Coast. Fire crews were called to a North Gosford property around 11am on Tuesday morning to find the top level apartment alight. The fire spread through the roof, but crews managed to stop the blaze from destroying the whole building. Approximately 30 people were evacuated safely and it’s not known when they’ll be able to return home.  

Read More »

PETITION LAUNCHED FOR MINGARA ATHLETICS TRACK

Few Central Coast athletes would disagree that the Mingara athletics track needs replacing. State MP Adam Crouch and Central Coast Councillor Jilly Pilon have launched a petition, hoping to convince the Berejiklian Government to fund the repairs. “Everybody is wanting a new regional facility here, so it means so much to the community. We’ve got over 30,000 school students who use it every year for sports carnivals, you’ve got sporting groups such as little athletics and also community groups.’ Track users, local residents and businesses are encouraged to sign. “It really just bolsters the community’s clarity around delivering an outcome to the Central Coast, so when we go to the Deputy Premier and say we need funding for this we know the community is right behind us all the way.” The petition can be found on the Mingara Recreation Club’s …

Read More »