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Category: Emergency Services

Have you seen Allan Bentley?

Police are reappealing for public assistance to locate Allan Bentley who has been missing from the Hunter region since late last month. Aged 63, Allan was reported missing to police on Thursday...

Man dies after crash in Upper Hunter

A man has died following a single-vehicle crash in the Upper Hunter yesterday. At about 6pm (Monday 10 May), emergency services were called to Myall Creek Road, Glendon Brook, following reports of a...

Three arrested after alleged shooting and break-in at Lake Macquarie

Two men have been charged and another arrested over their alleged role in a public place shooting and break-in at Lake Macquarie last night. Officers were called to a house on Alhambra Street,...

Appeal for witnesses after crash at Rutherford

A man has been taken to hospital following a crash in Rutherford yesterday. At about 2.30pm (Thursday 6 May), a bicycle rider was travelling east on Arthur Street, Rutherford, when it collided with...

Woman dead, child hospitalised after crash at Stroud

A woman has died and a child has been hospitalised following a single-vehicle crash in Stroud today (Wednesday 5 May). At about 10.50am, emergency services were called to The Bucketts Way – about...

Hunter welcomes 30 new firefighters

The Hunter region has welcomed 30 new Fire and Rescue NSW recruits, after the graduation of another 208 firefighters.   The recruits, hailing from all over NSW, have a range of backgrounds, including a...

Fire and Rescue NSW to host annual Open Day

An Open Day next Saturday 15 May is hoping to give the community a glimpse at the life of their local firefighters.  Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) will host the events at stations across...

Medowie to boast new ambulance station

In a boost for the local region, Medowie is set to be home to a new ambulance station. And, the community will benefit from the state-of-the-art facility under the NSW Government’s $100 million...

UPDATE: Woman critical, man arrested after incident at Jesmond

A woman is in a critical condition and a man has been arrested following an alleged domestic-related stabbing in Jesmond yesterday. At about 6.30pm (Friday 9 April), emergency services were called to an...

Woman charged over hit and run in Wallsend

A woman has been charged following an alleged hit and run crash in Wallsend last week. At about 5.45am (Thursday 1 April), emergency services were called to Douglas Street, Wallsend, after reports a...

Police investigate hit and run in Wallsend

Police remain at the scene of a suspected hit and run in Wallsend this morning. At about 5.45am (Thursday 1 April), emergency services were called to Douglas Street, Wallsend, after reports a motorcyclist...

GALLERY: Mining backs WRHS for another three years

It’s a partnership which has endured four decades – as well as a global pandemic. And, that alliance is set to continue for another three years after the NSW Minerals Council extended its...

SES stalwart wins Volunteer of the Year

While the rain continued across the Hunter last week, Lake Macquarie SES volunteers, under the command of Christine Speer, worked day and night answering calls for assistance. The team of 70 attended 600...

Pets at risk in flood waters too, vets warn

Pet owners are being reminded that their furry friends are at risk of illness, anxiety and harm due to wild weather flooding. Vets from across the state are sharing crucial care tips for...

Fire and Rescue NSW assist flood rescue efforts

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have worked around the clock to assist residents and the SES through the treacherous conditions that continue to hit the NSW Coast. FRNSW has mobilised over...

Hunter SES: Stay home, stay safe, stay off the roads

Emergency services are continuing to urge Hunter residents to delay all non-essential travel as severe weather continues to batter the NSW Coast. The Hunter SES branch has performed more than 920 jobs,...

Police launch inquiry centre to support weather operation

Do not put your life or the lives of others in danger. That's the message from the NSW Police Force, who have just activated a Public Information Inquiry Centre in a bid...

Road closures, flooding: SES advises ‘stay home’

Hunter residents are being advised to stay at home unless it's vital, with heavy rain set to continue. The warning comes as NSW SES branches deal with several callouts for assistance following downpours...

Appeal for information after fatal stabbing

Police are appealing for public assistance as they continue to investigate the fatal stabbing of a man in Broadmeadow last week. On Sunday 7 March at about 8.20pm a man attended a home...

Hunter police join search for ‘abducted’ boy

The NSW Police Force is still seeking urgent public assistance to help locate a 12-year-old boy believed to be abducted from Culcairn yesterday (Tuesday 9 March). Police are asking the public to be...

Man dies after stabbing in Broadmeadow

A man has died in hospital after he was located with a stab wound in Newcastle at the weekend. At about 8.20pm on Sunday (7 March), a 56-year-old man attended a home on...
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