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SALTWATER RESERVE GETS TECHNO MAKE OVER

Long Jetty’s Saltwater Creek Reserve¬†is getting a technological makeover, with council to install free Wi-Fi in the green space. The work is part of plans to have free internet throughout parks in Wyong shire. The upgrade will also include a redevelopment of the existing BMX track, and a new $900,000 pedestrian bridge. Read More »

CANDIDATE PROFILES: THE ENTRANCE

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Tonight we begin a series taking a closer look at the state election, and the fight for four seats on the Central Coast. We begin with The Entrance – where incumbent MP, Chris Spence stood down from the Liberal party following claims a developer bankrolled his 2011 election campaign. Georgina Smyth reports. Read More »

POLICE RELEASE CCTV AFTER ASSAULT

Police have released a CCTV image of two men, in the wake of a vicious assault on a Central Coast train. Three men were involved in the attack on two female passengers on Sunday, where one of the women had a drink thrown on her and sustained a broken wrist. Police believe these men, aged in their 20s, may be able to help with their inquiries. Read More »

MEN WANTED OVER GOSFORD TRAIN ASSAULT

Police have released an image of two men wanted over the assault of a woman on a Central Coast train. Two women 21 and 25, boarded a north bound train at Gosford and were followed and approached by three men. One of them splashed a drink onto the women. He then grabbed the younger woman forcefully by the hand breaking her wrist. She was then assaulted. The second woman alerted a train guard, but when the train stopped at Narara, the three had fled. Read More »

FRACKMAN’S FIGHT COMES TO AVOCA

He describes himself as an unlikely hero, but ‘Frackman’ Dayne Pratzky has been captivating audiences across the state with his fight against coal-seam gas. The star of the film believes the struggle he faced is now being felt by residents of Mangrove Mountain. Read More »

LABOR PROMISE WARNERVALE HIGH SCHOOL

The New South Wales Labor party has promised to build a new high school in Warnervale if it wins the state election. The project is valued at $40-million and, Labor says, it will solve overcrowding at existing schools. Read More »

HOSES AT THE READY AS FIREFIGHTERS BATTLE EACH OTHER

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Wyong firefighters joined their colleagues from across the state this weekend, as the regions battled it out for the title of Fire & Rescue NSW regional champions. Read More »

BOY FLOWN TO HOSPITAL AFTER BEING HIT BY CAR

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A seven-year-old boy is in a stable condition after being struck by a car on Ocean Parade at The Entrance about 3.30 yesterday afternoon. Police and paramedics transported the boy to Shore Park, before he and his mother were airlifted by CareFlight’s rapid response trauma team to the Children’s Hospital in Westmead. Read More »

COUNTDOWN ON FOR COAST CANDIDATES

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The clock is ticking for Central Coast candidates, with today marking two weeks till the state election. Tonight we take a look at their regional commitments so far. Read More »

LABOR PUTS UP $600K FOR PLAY

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New South Wales Labor has promised a $600,000 grant to Gosford Council for a new playground at Wyoming, if elected later this month. A $350,000 playground with seating and fencing is on the cards for Maiden Brush Oval, after council was forced to tear down three deteriorating playgrounds in the area. Labor says leftover funds could also be used to build outdoor fitness equipment and picnic areas. (AUDIO IN PARTS) Read More »

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