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GALLERY: Des Collison’s lifelong contribution rewarded

Desmond Earle Collison’s lifelong contribution to the Upper Hunter Shire ensured he was a worthy 2021 Citizen of the Year today. The man known as Uncle Des humbly received the award during an...

Lake Macquarie welcomes 40 new citizens

Lake Macquarie resident Fulgence Mbonimpa was one of 40 new citizens who celebrated becoming Australians during a ceremony at Rathmines Theatre today. Moving from his native Burundi, a small landlocked country in...

Port’s finest John Chambers honoured

Raymond Terrace community stalwart John Chambers was named the 2020 Port Stephens Citizen of the Year today. The popular Rotary Club member has been recognised for his extensive contributions to the region, including...

Glenn Byrnes awarded Cessnock’s Citizen of the Year

A man who stood tall during last season’s horrific bushfires has been recognised for his extensive work within the Cessnock region. NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Hunter Valley district service coordinator community...

RFS volunteer Fred Turner named Singleton’s top citizen

No one would have envied the task of the judges when deciding the 2021 Singleton Citizen of the Year. In fact, all five nominees deserved the title. But, in the end, it was long-time...

Maitland geared up for 2021 Australia Day celebrations

Plans are well and truly in place for Maitland City Council’s 2021 Australia Day celebrations. And, the popular brekkies, official ceremony, free pool entry at Maitland’s aquatic centres, Tiger Moth flyovers and the...

Celebrate the #SpiritofSingleton online this Australia Day

Residents are being encouraged to get into the spirit of Singleton online this Australia Day to share what it means to be an Australian as part of council’s virtual celebrations. While ongoing COVID-19...

Maitland unveils 2021 Australia Day program

Following a horrendous 12-month stretch, which featured bushfires, floods and coronavirus, Lower Hunter residents are keen to let their hair down in 2021. And, Maitland City Council this week unveiled its program for...
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