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Appeal to locate missing Lake Macquarie teenager

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a teenage boy who has been missing from his Lake Macquarie home since...

Concerns for teenager missing from Lake Macquarie

Police are renewing an appeal for public assistance to find a teenage boy missing from the Lake Macquarie area.

Spring baking for the warmer weather

Try your hand at spring baking with some sweet treats that are perfect for picnics in the warmer weather.

Getting up close with beastly bison

They’re 800 kilograms of explosive energy and can jump two metres high. American bison aren’t too common in Australia,...

Gemma raises awareness of child exploitation

Warning: This story contains material that some readers might find distressing. Gemma Crawford doesn’t like to speak openly...

Connor’s inspiring story of life with rare disease

In this first-person piece, Newcastle's Connor Fitzpatrick, who suffers from Junctional Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) and LOC - a fairly rare subtype of...

Charming cottage in ideal location

This is our Property of the Week, which also features in the Real Estate section in our current print edition.

Maritime museum in rough seas amid stoush with council

It’s been a long running saga, and now a war of words has erupted yet again between members of the Newcastle Maritime...

Rallying around ‘Dunny’ after tragedy strikes twice

It’s the moments of mateship that help people rebuild their lives after a tragedy. A GoFundMe has raised more...

Maitland Aquatic Centre to open, East Maitland delayed

Maitland Aquatic Centre will open its outdoor pools, splash pad, change rooms and showers on Monday 28 September - just in time...

Putting plans in place ahead of bushfire season

Martin Siemsen wants the community to be prepared for this year’s bushfire season. The Rural Fire Service (RFS) District...

Water saving efforts lead to removal of restrictions

The Lower Hunter community will reap the benefits of a reduction in water usage when Level 1 restrictions are removed next month.