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MP or councillor, but not both

I write in response to the article in Coast Community News (Edition 187) that Cr Jeff Sundstrom will stand for the seat of Terrigal at the next State Election. Cr Sundstrom has the right to…


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Smokers treat no smoking signs with disdain

Cough, Gasp, Splutter, Splutter. There have been many functions in Kibble Park. The first one I went to was last year. It was Christmas time. There were Ambulance officers present, food stalls etc. But the…


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Concrete creep in Winney Bay still not resolved

The issue of concrete creep in Winney Bay continues to be on the minds of environmentalists, conservationists, Copacabana and Avoca Beach locals, the Indigenous community, and the politicians of all levels of Government in the…


Double fatality in horror smash on M1

A truck driver will face court after two people died in a six vehicle accident (MVA) on the M1, near Kariong. Just before 5pm on Tuesday, July 31, emergency services responded to reports of a…


Motorcyclist in a critical condition

A motorcyclist in his 50’s is in a critical condition, with a head injury, after he came off his motorbike near Terrigal, on Thursday, July 26. CareFlight’s rapid response rescue helicopter with a specialist doctor…


Teen arrested for stabbing

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with reckless wounding, after he allegedly stabbed a 30-year-old man in Kariong. Just before midday on Monday, July 30, police and emergency services were called to Fox Cl, Kariong,…


Bianca Harrington trial underway

Bianca Harrington, the 22-year-old mum, accused of killing a 62-year-old woman whilst drugged driving on a suspended learner driver’s licence, faced Gosford Criminal Court on July 31. Harrington is accused of causing the death of…


Soup for the soul

In recognition of World Head and Neck Cancer Day, the Central Coast Head and Neck Support Group and Gosford Cancer Centre staff served a soup lunch at the Centre on July 24. Soup was served…


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Suicide prevention training program funded

Central Coast students will be taught the skills to identify and approach peers who may be contemplating suicide, thanks to NSW Government funding for an initiative of Gosford North Rotary Club. Member for Terrigal, Adam…


Art of Ageing Exhibition

Tanya Davies, Minister for Ageing, visited the Gosford Hospital tower to inspect its new Art of Ageing Exhibition, on Friday, July 20. The corridors of Gosford Hospital have been alive with colour and creativity thanks…