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Tuesday, December 1, 2020
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Category: Regional

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Funding boost to improve local roads

A new round of funding is set to improve local roads across the region while creating new jobs and boosting the economy. The turbocharged program is set to deliver more than $12.3...

Pledge to ease traffic choke spot

The NSW Government claims a westbound flyover will not be needed when it completes an upgrade to Maitland's worst peak-hour traffic choke spot. In October 2019, traffic lights were installed on the eastbound...

Port Stephens black spots to be upgraded

Five notorious Port Stephens black spots will receive safety upgrades thanks to more than $3 million in federal funding. The successful grant application will enable essential safety upgrades of Grahamstown Road at Medowie,...

The 3801’s return to former glory

One of the most beloved locomotives in Australia won't be roaring into Maitland this weekend for the first time in more than a decade. However, the 3801, which first attended the Hunter Valley...

Region faces level two restrictions

The Lower Hunter is set to face level two water restrictions for the first time since the 1980s. It comes as the region’s dams fell to their lowest levels in almost 40 years,...

Glimpse into rural village living

It’s a land-sharing community that spruiks the benefits of rural village living in today’s world. Just 15 minutes out of central Maitland lies Shepherds Ground, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to bring back...

Water restrictions take effect

A challenge has been put out to Lower Hunter residents to use four buckets of water less per day as the region prepares for the introduction of level one restrictions. With dams at...

Restrictions loom; busload to visit drought-affected areas

Level one water restrictions are tipped to be introduced in mid-September if the region’s dam levels drop further and usage remains high. According to Hunter Water, its total water storage sits at 65.7%...

So much more to Tocal Field Days

With more than 99% of NSW still suffering the effects of drought, there’s never been a better time to get out and support our farmers. The annual Tocal Field Days are back next...

Road trip to support farmers

A busload of eager shoppers will inject much-needed cash into rural towns next month as a show of support amid the ongoing drought. The We Care Road Trip is set to depart Newcastle...
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