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Women’s rugby kicks another first at Charlestown 7s

All rugby teams will be on par – men’s and women’s – when the 2021 Mick Whale Curry Cup 7s kick off at Charlestown this week. For the first time last year, the...

Driver crashes into parked cars at Charlestown

A “citizens’ arrest” has resulted in a man being charged with high-range drink driving after a collision in Newcastle on day seven of the state-wide Christmas and New Year’s road safety operation. About...

Lake Macquarie fast-tracks $3m worth of projects

Lake Macquarie City Council will keep the region’s economic wheels turning in 2021, with $3 million worth of projects being fast-tracked. Ten playgrounds, multiple shared paths stretching from Cameron Park to Cardiff and...

Kahibah woman charged over fraudulent bushfire relief claims

A Hunter woman has been charged for allegedly lodging several fraudulent claims, totalling $20,000, for bushfire disaster relief at Kahibah, near Lake Macquarie. In April 2020, detectives were attached to Strike Force Roche...

BMX at Redhead: What do you think?

Redhead is being billed as the next home of BMX, if the community agrees. Lake Macquarie City Council will begin asking residents in Redhead and surrounds this weekend whether they support a potential...

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...