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Choosing between food and rent: Support service says more needs to be done for social housing

Deflated and disappointed.That’s how Nova for Women and Children Chief Executive Kelly Hansen feels about the amount of money allocated towards social housing in Tuesday's state budget. “The people who are needing housing...

Hunter duo charged over alleged child abuse material offences

A man from Charlestown and a woman from East Maitland have been charged with downloading and transmitting child abuse material after an Australian Federal Police (AFP) operation. The AFP began an investigation after...

Intellectually disabled woman left ‘traumatised’ after sickening assault

Two people have been charged over a disgusting act of violence, which saw an intellectually disabled woman endure hours of assault. At around 11.30 on Wednesday night, a 20-year-old woman, who has an...

Two charged after woman allegedly forced into car, detained and assaulted

Two people will face court today charged over the alleged detainment and assault of a woman in Lake Macquarie on Wednesday. At about 11.30pm on Wednesday 14 October, a 20-year-old woman, who has...

Charlestown man charged after drugs and cash seized in Western Australia

A 58-year-old man from Charlestown has been charged this week after about 13 kilograms of methylamphetamine and almost $4 million cash were seized in Western Australia last month. On Monday 21 September, detectives...

Swim centres reopen early due to growing demand

Swansea and Speers Point Swim Centres have opened early this year to cater for growing lap swimming demand. Both swim centres usually kick off their season to coincide with the September school holidays,...

Man charged over alleged unprovoked assault in Charlestown

A man will face court today (Friday 4 September) after an alleged unprovoked assault in Charlestown yesterday. At about 8.40am yesterday (Thursday 3 September), a 31-year-old woman was at a shopping complex...

Supermum – Juggling business with family

Charlestown’s Lauren Haskins is a mum on the go. In 2016, the speech pathologist opened her own clinic while juggling two children and her job as an early intervention clinical specialist in speech...