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$80 MILLION SENIORS LIFESTYLE PROJECT BREAKS GROUND IN WOOLGOOLGA

The number of seniors living in Woolgoolga is set to significantly increase in the next couple of years. Breaking ground today, an $80 million, over 55’s lifestyle community project. Close to 200 homes are set to be built on this 18 hectare site over the next two years. “That’ll be creating upwards of 50 jobs so we think it’ll be a major impact on the local economy and once we’re in operation phase I’d say there’s be somewhere between 8-10 full time jobs.” Looking to fill the shortage of affordable accommodation, developer Ingenia Communities will rent pockets of land to the home owners.”Because they’re not actually buying the land it means a senior can sell their home and put a couple $100,000 in the bank.”

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POLICE SEIZE 200 MATURE MARIJUANA PLANTS AT COFFS HARBOUR

A man’s been charged after 200 marijuana plants were found at Coffs Harbour. Police searched a property on Bennett’s Road on Thursday where they found 200 mature plants, seeds, two slingshots, ammunition and more than five kilos of cannabis. The drugs have an estimated street value of $500,000. A 49-year-old man is facing a raft of charges and he’ll face Coffs Harbour Local Court on May 28.

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NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR TOURISM AWARDS 2018

Tourism operators on the Mid North Coast are being encouraged to enter this year’s Regional Tourism Awards, with nominations now open. Held annually, the awards provide an opportunity for those working in the sector to gain recognition for their success and to promote tourism in the region. Submissions close on May 25, with the winners announced at Coffs Harbour in July. (VISION ONLY – NO AUDIO)

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MAN DIES ON THE STATE’S NORTH COAST

A man has died after being pulled from the water on the state’s north coast today.. The 78 year old was found unconscious in Kingscliff Creek at Kingscliff just after 11am. He was pulled from the water and despite the best efforts of emergency services, he couldn’t be revived. Police will conduct a post mortem.

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