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Man flown to John Hunter Hospital following accident at Stroud

A man suffered serious leg fractures following an accident at Stroud this afternoon. The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) was tasked to the location, north...

Man dies after two-vehicle crash near Singleton

A report will be prepared for the Coroner after a man died in a multiple vehicle accident near Singleton this afternoon. About 1.45pm on Sunday...

Cullen hoping to lead Bulldogs to Real NRL glory

Kurri Kurri captain-coach Mitch Cullen is confident the Bulldogs’ “big three” will make a huge difference to the first grade side’s premiership aspirations in...

Knights taught a lesson or two by Storm in trial loss

The Newcastle Knights have a bit of work to do in the next fortnight if they’re to launch a serious challenge on the Telstra...

University of Newcastle scientists peel away insight into ‘diet fruit’

A new study could allow scientists to create "diet" or low sugar fruits.  The research, undertaken by University of Newcastle Professor in Environmental and Life Sciences...

GALLERY: Female Knights put Tigers to the sword

If no-one predicted the men’s Country Championships result, not many would have picked the outcome of the women’s tackle showdown either at the Cessnock...

GALLERY: Tigers topple Knights in Country Championships opener

Greater Northern Tigers men’s coach Brad McManus was a delighted man after his new-look outfit shocked the Newcastle Maitland Region Knights 34-12 in the...

Firearm and drugs located after crash at Cardiff

A Marmong Point man has been charged with firearm and drug offences following a crash at Lake Macquarie overnight. About 3.50am on Saturday 27 February,...

Photographer turns lens on real life in travelling exhibit

The Newcastle Art Gallery will showcase the work of Australian contemporary artist Bill Henson as the first stop on a travelling exhibition by Monash Gallery of...

Local showgrounds receive stimulus funding

Four Upper Hunter showgrounds will receive more than $679,000 in funding thanks to the NSW Government’s COVID-19 stimulus program. Venues at Stroud, Merriwa, Muswellbrook and...

On the hunt for region’s best bakers

Dust off those cake tins and fire up the oven: Cessnock Performing Arts Centre is on the hunt for the region’s best bakers. Before Margaret...

‘The Australian hero you’ve hardly heard of’: Newcastle author pens new book

A Newcastle-based author is shedding light on the work of the Hunter’s nurses during the First World War. Hamilton North's Christine Bramble is releasing a...