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Common Law must be protected

I regularly read your publication and enjoy the news and comments from readers so much that I thought this subject needed airing. The latest talk about protection of religious beliefs in Australia is fine, but…


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Councillors congratulated over Winney Bay decision

As a lifelong community activist, my experience has been success against environmental destruction, and money grabs seldom win out. Vested interests tend to hold the power, therefore the outcome. But Councillors grasped the nettle of…


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Fatality at Glenworth Valley music festival

A 22-year-old Brisbane man died of a drug overdose at the Glenworth Valley music festival, Lost Paradise, on December 29. Josh Tam was taken to Gosford Hospital from the festival after falling ill after allegedly…


Music festival fatality

Former Narara Valley High School student, Alex Ross-King, has been identified as the 19-year-old woman who died after a suspected drug overdose at Sydney music festival, FOMO, on January 12. Ross-King was attending the festival…


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Rescued from a burning building

Two people were rescued from a burning building in Springfield on January 8. Crews from Fire and Rescue NSW were called to a home on Marshdale Rd, Springfield, just before 6am, to reports of a…


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Drug bust results in charges over 290 offences

A Wamberal man, a Holgate man, and seven others have been charged with 290 offences, following an investigation into the distribution of prohibited drugs on the Central Coast. In October 2018, investigators attached to Tuggerah…


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Man stabbed at Terrigal

A woman has been charged after allegedly stabbing a man, in Terrigal. Just before 2am on Tuesday, January 1, a 25-year-old man was on the footpath of Kurrawyba Ave, Terrigal, when he became involved in…


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Gas leak danger averted

The Kariong Unit of Fire and Rescue NSW responded to a lightning strike incident on January 5. Lighting struck a gas main on Smith Cls, Kariong, around 8pm. The gas had not ignited, but serious…


Gosford Hospital Auxiliary donates more than $10,000

The Central Coast Local Health District has thanked the Gosford Hospital Auxiliary for donating more than $10,000 for the purchase of hospital equipment. “A big thanks to the members of the Gosford Hospital Auxiliary, who…


Locals take out top honours at ANU

Two Avoca residents have taken out top honours at the Australian National University of Canberra’s Gala Awards Ball. Kirsten Rowcliff and Elizabeth Powter both topped their Post Graduate Medical and Surgical Course. Rowcliff and Powter…