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Maitland combatting car litter with free reusable bags

Maitland City Council (MCC) has put out the challenge to its counterparts to safeguard our ecosystem. To encourage the appropriate disposal of litter while out and about this summer, MCC is giving away...

Toy drive hopes to make Christmas bright

For over 30 years, Newcastle Permanent has joined forces with The Salvation Army to brighten Christmas for families in need across the Hunter, by collecting presents for children and teenagers. “We’re calling on...

Keith Urban kicks off world tour in Newcastle

Country music superstar Keith Urban will touch down in Newcastle next year as part of his The Speed Of Now world tour. The four-time Grammy and five-time Aria Award winner today announced 11...

International recognition for Uni’s green initiatives

The University of Newcastle recently picked up three of the eight 2020 Australasian Green Gown Awards in the categories of climate action, benefiting society and student engagement. The institution’s efforts to become a...

Woman charged with drug and driving offences

A woman has been charged with drug and driving offences after police located cannabis and an electronic stun device in Newcastle on Saturday (28 November). Shortly after 1am officers from Operation Utah –...

Police search for missing Hunter teen

Police are asking for public assistance to help locate a missing teenage girl from the Hunter region. Sharday Safavizad, aged 15, was last seen at a bus stop on Aberglasslyn Road near Rutherford...

One dead, one injured in Lake Macquarie accident

Police are at the scene of a fatal crash at Lake Macquarie. Emergency services were called to Wakefield Road, Ryhope, just before 7.30am today (Sunday 29 November), after reports a Toyota and a...

Faulty traffic lights causing concern

Hunter motorists are being urged to stay vigilant while driving in the Singleton CBD this afternoon, thanks to a malfunctioning set of traffic lights. The affected location, which intersects Ryan Avenue, links the...

Now showing: Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt) (M)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2019 romantic comedy film, Ellie & Abbie (and Ellie's Dead Aunt), directed by Monica Zanetti.

Take your barbie to the next level

There’s nothing that says Australian summer more than a barbecue on a warm evening. We bring you two recipes that will take your barbie to the next level.

Woman charged over alleged COVID-19 support fraud

A woman will face Newcastle Local Court this weekend after being charged with alleged fraud regarding bushfire and COVID-19 support recovery grants. Strike Force Roche was established by several police districts within the...

Young gun Starford To’a to fire at Knights

The Newcastle Knights have retained the services of one of the NRL club’s rising stars. Young gun Starford To’a re-signed a two-year deal this week, which will see him remain in the Hunter...