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ADDRESSING HOMELESSNESS ON THE CENTRAL COAST

In the final of NBN’s special series Addressing Homelessness on the Central Coast, we discover despair and strife do not discriminate. Mia Song is highly regarded in the fashion industry, she was reluctant to face the camera, but had a change of heart when the man that saved her asked her to share her story wanting to give hope to those at breaking point on the Central Coast. Sarah El-Moselhi reports.

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WOMEN OVER 60 SLEEPING HOMELESS IN THEIR CARS

The number of women seeking refuge on the Central Coast has near tripled in the last five years. But most startling is the age group, a high number of females over 60 are homeless and sleeping in their cars. In part three of NBN’s special series on Homelessness on the Central Coast, we reveal the strength of one elderly lady determined to rebuild her life.

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BOLT BOUND FOR THE CENTRAL COAST MARINERS

Eight-time Olympic gold-medallist and the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, is officially bound for the Central Coast Mariners. The club confirming late today, that the Jamaican runner has committed to an indefinite training period, with the aim to develop into a professional footballer. The agreement between the Mariners and Bolt doesn’t guarantee him a professional playing contract post training period. Bolt says he’s very excited to head to the yellow-and-navy HQ: “It has been my dream to play professional football and I know that it will involve a lot of hard work and training to get to the level required to play and make an impact in the A-League.” Mariners CEO Shaun Mielekamp will provide more details about the deal tomorrow from the Mariners Centre of Excellence at Tuggerah.

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CHARGES LAID OVER PHARMACY ARMED HOLD UP

A man has been charged after an armed robbery on the Central Coast yesterday. Around 5.40pm, a man armed with a gun stormed a pharmacy on Pacific Highway at Kanwal. It’s alleged he threatened a female staff member before fleeing with prescription drugs. Around 9.30pm, a 52 year old man turned himself into Toukley Police station. He’s been charged with robbery with an offensive implement.

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