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GALLERY: Hunter woman convicted of animal cruelty… again

A Hunter woman has failed to learn from her previous indiscretions after being convicted of animal cruelty… again.

Another week, another round of road works

Hunter motorists should prepare for more changed overnight traffic conditions throughout Newcastle and Nelson Bay this week.

Optus customers in Cessnock to be impacted by service disruption

Optus customers in the Cessnock area could be impacted by an important upgrade to the Millfield Street tower.

Hunter Street Mall undergoes major revitalisation

The heart of the CBD, Hunter Street Mall, is set to undergo its most significant beautification in several decades from this week.

Teen charged after skateboarder hit by car at Bar Beach

An 18-year-old has been charged after a skateboarder was hit by a vehicle in a park near Newcastle last week.

GALLERY: ‘Friendly’ wombat outfoxed by unlikely visitor near Cessnock

Wombats are commonly known as being “unfriendly” creatures. But, one near Cessnock has rolled out an unlikely welcome mat.

Newcastle councillors to vote on record budget

City of Newcastle councillors will vote on a record financial plan to deliver everyday benefits alongside major infrastructure projects.

Feral deer targeted in Port Stephens area

Hunter Local Land Services (LLS) is calling on all landholders to help identify “hot spots” of feral deer activity in the Port Stephens area.

Numerous Hunter road projects keep TfNSW crews busy

A series of projects will keep Transport for NSW (TfNSW) personnel busy throughout the Hunter this week, from Raymond Terrace to Swansea.

Site announced for new Medowie high school

The NSW Government revealed Medowie was slated for a new public high school less than a fortnight ago. Now, we know where.

Police charge man after seizing 600-plus illegal cigarettes, vapes and cash

A driver’s been charged in the Hunter after hundreds of illegal cigarette packets, vapes and cash were found in his vehicle.

Sheet, that’s impressive recycling Newcastle Sheridan

Sheet retail giant Sheridan is doing its bit to reduce landfill, encouraging Newcastle households to recycle their household linen in-store.

Teens lead police on merry chase through region

Six teenagers have been refused bail to appear before a children’s court after a police pursuit through the Hunter.

Hunter ready to welcome NSW Governor Margaret Beazley AC KC

The Hunter will roll out the welcome mat for the Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, next week.

Hunter Workers takes aim at Dutton’s nuclear plan

Hunter Workers has blasted Peter Dutton’s plan to build a nuclear power plant in the region, with Liddell the slated location.

Mayor disappointed by Singleton Police Station funding stalemate

Singleton mayor Sue Moore has expressed her concerns about the funding stalemate surrounding the town’s police station.

Man charged following Merewether stabbing

A 23-year-old man will face court this weekend after being charged over an alleged stabbing at Merewether on Friday morning.

NSW Premier stands firm on party’s nuclear ban

The NSW Government will not repeal its ban on nuclear-produced energy in New South Wales, according to Premier Chris Minns.

Surfers for Climate stoked with Hunter offshore wind plans

"We need solutions such as offshore wind that Australia can implement at scale" - Surfers for Climate celebrate latest development.

Hunter offshore wind industry a step closer, says Bowen

Chris Bowen remains confident the Hunter Offshore Wind zone will pave the way for energy and job security in the region.

To go nuclear or not, that is the question?

When I hear the word “nuclear” bandied about, I automatically think of the three-eyed fish featured on The Simpsons.
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