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Winch rescue at Jilliby

Around 2pm on the afternoon of January 11 the Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked by New South Wales Ambulance on a primary winch mission to a motorcycle accident in bush…


Consider adopting a new furry friend

Families looking to bring a new furry friend home this Christmas are encouraged to ‘adopt not shop’ when making their choice. The ‘adopt not shop’ campaign comes six months after…


Rip rescue first for season

SURF LIFESAVING – Killcare Surf Life Saving Club (KSLSC) lifesavers have already clocked up over 704 hours, 34 preventatives, five fist aids and a rescue across 13 patrols so far…



Lucky escape at Cedar Brush Creek

Forum – A driver was lucky to escape after their car flipped over a bridge into a creek along Murray’s Run Rd at Cedar Brush Creek. Central Coast Rescue Squad…



Rescued sea turtle released

An endangered green sea turtle rescued by a diver from the Australian Seabird Rescue Central Coast (AASRCC) has been released back into the ocean after a month of rehab.  The…



Man falls from Pearl Beach cliff

Forum – Fire and Rescue NSW rescued a man who fell off a ledge on Pearl Beach Road, Pearl Beach, on the evening of April 7. Firefighting crews from Gosford…



Major drowning event at Toowoon Bay avoided

Surf lifesavers, council lifeguards and the Volunteer Rescue Association worked together to rescue four people in distress at Toowoon Bay on February 22. The group was snorkelling off shore at…


Five pelicans trapped by fishing line

The Peninsula’s ‘Pelican Lady’ is calling on residents to dispose of their fishing equipment and rubbish appropriately after five pelicans were recently found trapped. Locals are being asked to not…




Day of Hope

It was a bittersweet day for staff at the Australian Reptile Park when Hope the wombat left the park to live in the wild at Cedar Creek Wombat Rescue on…


Horse rescued from dam

Rescue crews were called out in torrential rain on Sunday, December 20, to rescue a horse stuck in a dam at Warnervale. Volunteers from Warnervale and Wadalba Rural Fire Brigades…


Ella and Billie returned to the sea

Members of Australian Seabird Rescue were jumping for joy recently as they re-released two green turtles into the sea after they had been cared for on the Central Coast for…


Fairy penguin rescued at Terrigal

A fairy penguin is in the care of Australian Seabird Rescue Central Coast (ASRCC) after coming ashore at Terrigal Beach. ASRCC Coordinator, Cathy Gilmore, said the penguin dubbed ‘Ariel’ by…



From bush fire alert to flooding

The Australian Reptile Park at Somersby went from being on bush fire alert to a forced closure due to flooding on Friday, January 17. Keepers spent the morning working to…