“Get married or go to jail” says judge to violence offender – #Texas #OnlyInAmerica #CoastTimesNews #CentralCoast

.   Judge in Texas gives 20-year-old Josten Bundy a choice: Get married or go to jail. Location: United States Can this story Be True? Is Marriage The New ‘Violent Offenders Program’ in Texas? #onlyinamerica A 20-year-old man in East Texas has jumped into a quickly arranged marriage after a judge told him he had a choice of getting hitched or […]

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Ice Taskforce Interim Report Delivered To Karen McNamara MP #Dobell #CoastTimes #CentralCoast #News

Children, Youth, Families, Health, Drugs, Ice, Schools, Politics, Karen McNamara, Dobell Media Statement, 24th July, 2015 –   Ice Taskforce Interim Report Statement from Karen McNamara, MP Member for Dobell   “It was pleasing to see the National Ice Taskforce interim report was presented to COAG yesterday as promised. Consultations undertaken Australia–wide, including our very own Central Coast Ice Summit, […]

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Falling in Love with Ghosts and History #Wyong #GhostHunters CoastTimes #CentralCoast #News

Press Release Wyong Shire Council, 21st July 2015 – Falling In Love With Ghosts and History Romancing the Paranormal – Thursday 30 July at 1.30pm Those captivated with the stories and history behind the hitchhiking ghost along Wilfred Barrett Drive will be intrigued by Wyong Shire Council’s latest event. Tuggerah Library will be hosting Romancing the Paranormal, a fascinating author […]

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Sporting Schools Kicks Off Across Australia #school #sport #CoastTimes #CentralCoast #News

Children, Health, Sport, Schools, Politics Press Release, 21st July, 2015 –   SPORTING SCHOOLS KICKS OFF ACROSS AUSTRALIA – Mrs Karen McNamara MP is pleased to announce 23 local schools in Dobell have signed up to be part of Sporting Schools, the biggest change to school sport in over a decade. As part of a $100 million Government initiative to […]

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2 New Exhibitions on Display at Gosford Regional Gallery #CoastTimes #CentralCoast #News

Gosford Council Press Release, 16th July, 2015 – 2 New Exhibitions on Display at Gosford Regional Gallery Gosford Regional Gallery will be playing host to two exciting new exhibitions this July. On Saturday 18 July, the Gallery will be displaying Emerging 2015, a biennial art competition which brings together the work of the best emerging contemporary artists from New South […]

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Performance Of Mozart’s Haunting Requiem Mass #EastGosford #Gosford #CoastTimes #CentralCoast #News

Event Sunday 2 August, 2.30pm, East Gosford PERFORMANCE OF MOZART’S HAUNTING REQUIEM MASS   Central Coast Choral Performance Central Coast Chorale presents Mozart’s unfinished masterpiece, Requiem Mass in D minor at St Patrick’s Church, East Gosford at 2.30pm Sunday 2 August. For this one-time presentation, the forty-voice Chorale led by music director, Christopher Bowen OAM will be accompanied by a premier 25-piece […]

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Community Urged To Have Their Say On Possible Merger #CoastTimes #CentralCoast #News

Community Urged To Have Their Say On Possible Merger Central Coast residents now have the opportunity to view both Gosford and Wyong Council’s Fit For The Future proposals and provide comments directly to the Independent Pricing & Regulatory Tribunal (IPART). IPART, who have been assigned the role of Expert Advisory Panel by the State Government, are accepting online submissions until Friday […]

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Wyong Council Counting Cost of Storm Clean Up #CoastTimes cc @WyongCouncil @MayorDougEaton

Wyong Council Press Release, 10/07/15 Wyong Council Counting the Cost as it Finalises Storm Clean Up  – Wyong Shire Council is anticipating the full costs of the recovery from the April storms will tip $4 million as it finalises the clean-up across the Shire.  The biggest challenge has been clearing of the large volumes of green and household waste deposited […]

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Happy 52nd Birthday to Ploddy the Dinosaur #CoastTimes #CentralCoast #News

Theme Parks Happy 52nd B’day Ploddy the Dinosaur by Gaye Crispin   Who is Ploddy? Ploddy the dinosaur is a Central Coast roadside icon of dinosaur proportions who turns 52 years old this month. Weighing in at almost 100 tonnes, Ploddy’s design was based on a dinosaur called a Diplodicus, hence the name Ploddy was coined. Many Australians and overseas […]

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Entries Open – Gosford City Garden Competition #CoastTimes #CentralCoast #News #Gosford

  Press Release 2nd July 2015 Entries Open – Gosford City Garden Competition Competition Blooms Into Season – Green thumbs right around Gosford City are making their final preparations for the 2015 Gosford City Garden Competition. Entries for this year’s competition are now open, with 13 diverse categories to choose from. Whether you’ve got a native garden, cottage garden or a […]

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Sydney developer pays $2.05 million for Blue Bay beachfront shack #CoastTimes #CentralCoast #News

Real Estate Report – An aged Blue Bay beachfront house fetched one of the highest sale prices across the Central Coast real estate market last week. The outdated house attracted buyer interest from Hong Kong, Singapore and the UK, before a Sydney developer snapped it up for $2.05 million. Situated at 104 Ocean Pde, it was listed at an asking price over $1.9 […]

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Meet The Top 10 Finalists of the Kickstart Music Challenge #CoastTimes #CentralCoast #News

 Top 10 Finalists Kickstart Music Challenge    Challenge- Anna Thompson of Wyoming – Dylan Pollard of Bensville – Jacqui Grunden of Wyoming — Kalun Townsend of Fountaindale – Matthew Fadhul of East Gosford – Nebelie Mutukura of West Gosford – Shay G of Umina Beach – Stevie Pounder of Springfield – Teaghan Thompson of Terrigal – Victoria Forsyth of Congewai […]

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