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Reptile Park cops a wash with rains

Staff at the Australian Reptile Park have spent this morning working to protect animals and buildings after a major flash-flood hit the world-famous wildlife park during torrential rainfall.Despite the flooding,…


Mayor’s 2020 priorities

[Gosford] Central Coast Mayor, Lisa Matthews outlined some of her priorities for the year as part of a broad ranging video interview with Coast Community News this week. A comprehensive…


A little rain at last & more to come

[Gosford] In the first two weeks of 2020 there has been a total of 17 mm of rainfall measured at the Gosford AWS by the Bureau of Meteorology. Though rainfall…


Mariners pounce on Victory

[Central Coast Stadium, Gosford] Rarely do local fans witness such a night of football. Five goals, 4 VAR decisions, biffo, penalties, yellow cards a plenty and a coach expelled from…





Love heart graffitist denied bail

The man allegedly responsible for the flourishing amount of love hearts sprayed onto road signs, power poles and similar across the Central Coast has been refused bail in Gosford Local…


Scam-safe summer campaign offers tips

A summer holiday campaign to help people thwart online and mobile scamming is being run by the Department of Human Services and the ACCC. The campaign focuses on providing 12…


Love heart graffitist arrested

[Kincumber] Police have arrested a 29 year old Budgewoi man, possibly the alleged person responsible for the infamous Central Coast ‘Love Heart’ graffiti outbreak. Multi-coloured love hearts have been spray…



Charmhaven’s NYE fire a near miss

New year’s eve bought little celebration to residents of Charmhaven as a small fire grew into a furious blaze of over 400 hectares before being bought under control by fire…




Deen Rad is a Hall of Famer

To spotlight exceptional young locals, Coast Community News (CCN) has partnered with Regional Youth Support Services (RYSS) to feature their inaugural class of YOP Pop Up Hall of Famers. The…





Yacht runs aground in smoke haze

[Woy Woy] A yacht that had run aground due to poor visibility in the smoke haze blanketing the Peninsula from the Gospers Mountain fire has been rescued by Marine Rescue…