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CENTRAL COAST REPRESENTATIVES SWORN IN

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The Central Coast’s new state government representatives were officially sworn into today, as the 56th parliament sat for the first time. Member for the Entrance David Mehan, Member for Gosford Kathy Smith and Member for Terrigal Adam Crouch were among the new faces on Macquarie Street this morning. While Member for Wyong David Harris was sworn in for the second time, after holding the position from 2007 to 2011. Read More »

DEBATE RE-IGNITES OVER LIGHT RAIL ROUTE IN NEWCASTLE

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Construction of the Wickham transport interchange will start this year, but according to the Baird Government, its contractor is still working on improving the design. Meanwhile, debate has re-ignited over the light rail route. Read More »

POLICE HUNT FOR MAN AFTER ERINA FIRE

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Police are hunting a man believed to be linked to a deliberately lit fire at an Erina shopping complex last year. Two CCTV images of the man of interest were released today, he’s described as being of Caucasian appearance and of a medium build. The blaze completely destroyed the centre on Karalta Road in the early hours of November 16, with several businesses badly damaged. Thankfully no-one was injured in the fire. Read More »

MAN ATTEMPTS TO SET FIRE TO FUEL BOWSERS IN WAUCHOPE

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Police are appealing for information after a man attempted to set fire to several fuel bowsers in Wauchope on Monday night. About midnight the man attempted to start a blaze at the High Street service station. Police believe he was intoxicated at the time. The man was wearing a striped shirt, and is believed to be aged in his 50’s. Read More »

JAIL SENTENCE DOUBLED FOR DISQUALIFIED DRIVER WHO KILLED THREE

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A disqualified driver who killed a father and his two children near Casino in 2013 has had his sentence almost doubled on appeal. Malcolm Joseph Harris was originally sentenced to a non-parole period of three years and three months, but in the court of appeal it was extended to five years. Harris was charged with three counts of driving occasioning death, after he crashed into a parked car, killing Shaun Zagar, and his two children Kaleb and Zara. The family of the victims has spent the last year and a half petitioning for a harsher sentence. Read More »

  • WEATHER: SUN, SUN AND MORE SUN

    WEATHER: SUN, SUN AND MORE SUN

    We are in for a beaming week of sunshine. Today has been very warm and it will be even warmer in northern New South Wales and south east Queensland tomorrow. As we move through the week, the only difference will be a drop in temperature. Cool to cold, dry south westerly winds will be with us for some time including this weekend as the sunshine rolls on. Some very nice surfing conditions are on the way as well. Read More »
  • BEHIND THE SCENES WITH A NEWSPAPER CARTOONIST

    BEHIND THE SCENES WITH A NEWSPAPER CARTOONIST

    They hold a mirror to the world… reflecting society’s triumphs, troubles and challenges. The role of the newspaper cartoonist is as relevant as ever and NBN news explores the razor-sharp social commentary of one the finest – veteran Newcastle Herald cartoonist Peter Lewis. Read More »
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