CCN Daily News Brief – 12th March, 2021

Friday 12th March, 2021. Today’s ‘must know stories from across the Central Coast, fresh from the CCN newsroom. Read by Charlea Tonnet.

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And here’s the latest news from Central Coast Newspapers:

The Community Environment Network (CEN) will hold its Annual Forum at the Ourimbah Campus of Newcastle University on Sunday. March 21, with the theme The Future is Local.

CEN Chair, Hale Adasal, said the Central Coast has been home to a courageous and resilient environmental community for almost 75 years.

“The Central Coast’s magnificent environment is one of the main reasons why over 350,000 people choose to live here,” Adasal said.

Highlights will include panel discussions about what the future holds for today’s youth, renewable energy, the benefits of ecotourism for the local economy and the importance of our wetlands, she said.

The Forum will open at 9am for a 9:30am start and the cost is $10.

Terrigal resident, Claire Braund, has been recognised as Terrigal electorate’s 2021 Woman of the Year, in recognition of her work in the community.

The award was announced at the NSW Women of the Year Awards at the International Convention Centre in Sydney on Wednesday.

Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch, said Braund is a businesswoman, social entrepreneur and community leader.

Braund co-founded Women on Boards Australia in 2006, an organisation which supports women being appointed to a range of leadership positions.

She also donates many hours to volunteer causes, including as the current Vice President of the Central Coast Conservatorium of Music.

New Zealand Warriors will remain in Australia until at least June 21 with Central Coast Stadium set to be the team’s home ground.

The Warriors will be playing a minimum of seven of their 12 home games in Australia, starting with their clash against Gold Coast Titans on Saturday.

A 2-0 win for the Mariners over Macarthur at Central Coast Stadium on Monday has seen the Central Coast side launch themselves into a seven-point lead on the A-League table.

The Mariners have been preparing all week for their next game against Perth Glory at Central Coast Stadium on Sunday, starting at 4pm.

For more on these stories and lots of other local news, pick up a copy of your free Central Coast Newspaper from one of hundreds of outlets around the Coast or read us online at coastcommunitynews.com.au.

I’m Charlea Tonnet for Central Coast Newspapers.

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