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APPEAL TO FIND CENTRAL COAST WOMAN AND HER CHILDREN

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Police hold concerns for the welfare of a Central Coast woman and her eight children, who’ve been missing since last week. 39-year-old Rachel Pawsey from Niagara Park was last seen on Friday boarding a train at Wyong with her children, aged between two and 14. Police say some of her children require medicine and they only have a limited supply with them. It’s believed Rachel may have headed towards Queensland. Anyone with information is urged to contact Gosford Police. Read More »

COASTIES HEAD TO THE POLLS

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Voters hit the polls early on the Central Coast. As did many of the candidates, travelling from school to school in their last attempt to win support. Read More »

TEEN ARSONIST TO FACE MORE FIRE CHARGES

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A 19-year-old fire-fighter will face 16 extra charges for allegedly starting bush fires on the Central Coast last year. The man is already facing 23 arson-related offences for fires allegedly started in the region’s north in December. Police now believe he’s responsible for up to 60 deliberately lit fires, he’ll face court next month. Read More »

FIRE FIGHTER FACING ADDITIONAL CHARGES

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A 19-year-old New South Wales fire fighter is facing an additional 16 charges, for allegedly starting fires on the Central Coast. Strike Force Lyneham was set up in October last year, following a number of deliberately lit fires at Toukley, Norah Head and Canton Beach. Police charged the man with 23 arson-related offences in December, before adding 16 further charges yesterday. He’ll face Wyong Local Court in April. Read More »

DRUG LAB FOUND ON CENTRAL COAST

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Police are appealing for information, after a clandestine drug lab was discovered on the Central Coast. Officers found the partially-dismantled lab in a home on Roselands Avenue at Wyoming yesterday afternoon, and again returned to the scene today. Police say at around 8:30 yesterday morning, two men aged in their mid 20s were seen running from the house. Anyone who witnessed suspicious activity in the area is asked to contact Crime Stoppers. Read More »

RECYCLING FACTORY DESTROYED BY FIRE

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Fire fighters remain at a recycling factory in West Gosford, after fire tore through it last night. Six crews were called to Gibbens Street at around 6:40pm and found the building well alight. They worked through the night to contain the fire, before heavy machinery was brought in this morning to remove smouldering bails of paper. Firefighters say the fire spread from a garbage truck inside the factory, but it’s still working to determine how it ignited. Read More »

MAN FALLS TWO STOREYS ON CENTRAL COAST

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A contractor has been taken to hospital by the Careflight rescue helicopter, after falling from scaffolding at a residential building site on the Central Coast. Police were called to the Avoca Beach home mid-morning, after reports a man had fallen from the second storey level at the site. The extent of the man’s injuries is unknown at this stage. Read More »

LEES TO SEND THREE RUNNERS TO WYONG

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Hunter trainer Kris Lees will send three runners to the opening heat of the Provincial Series at Wyong on Thursday. Selectify is likely to be his best chance in the $100,000 race over 1350 metres, despite drawing barrier 11. The third of five heats will be held at Broadmeadow on Wednesday March 18, with first, second and third in each heat qualifying for the $300,000 Provincial Championships Final at Randwick on April 11. (VISION ONLY) Read More »

COAST’S CHINESE INVESTMENT BOOM SHOULD BE SAFE FROM FEDERAL ‘CRACKDOWN’

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Central Coast property experts say a federal government crackdown on foreign investment would do little to deter Asian investors from the region. The coast has enjoyed a major economic boom from Chinese investors in recent years, leading to more confidence in the region’s development. Read More »

CRUSADERS CALL ON COAST

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To basketball and the¬†coast’s only team in the Waratah League is calling on the region to get behind them, ahead of their first home game this year. The Crusaders take on regional rivals, the Maitland Mustangs at Scholastic Sports Stadium tomorrow afternoon, for round three of the comp. The all Central Coast team is hoping to secure some early wins in the season, following a disappointing end to last year’s comp. Read More »

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