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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.

Young Blues’ Origin victory ‘special’, says Newcastle coach Andrew Ryan

Hunter-based NSW under-19 men’s coach Andrew “Bobcat” Ryan has labelled the side’s thrilling State of Origin victory as “special”.

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.

Anything flies at 2024 Stroud Brick and Rolling Pin competition

Brick throwing, rubber chicken hurling, a street parade, live music and festival food, it's the 2024 Stroud Brick and Rolling Pin comp.

Lambton Jaffas fav Jenny Bailey honoured with prestigious NSW Sports Award

Jenny Bailey is the toast of Lambton after being recognised for her many years of service to football in the region.

Wanted: Westlakes Senior Swing Band seeks new members

The Westlakes Senior Swing band is on the lookout for new members to join them in entertaining community members at free gigs.

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.

New mural adds splash of colour to Newy’s CBD

A new mural near the Newcastle Interchange is attracting plenty of attention from locals and visitors alike.

Maitland gallery adds six new winter exhibitions

“We have six diverse exhibitions coming to our space that are sure to captivate, entertain and inspire." MRAG launches winter program.

Have a ‘bonnie’ time at Aberdeen Highland Games

You’re in for a bonnie time when the Upper Hunter township of Aberdeen stages its much-loved Highland Games next month.
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