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Winemakers looking for a NEWcastle base

Dirt Candy Wine is looking for a Newcastle base to call home. Having spent the past five years in a shared space in the Hunter Valley, the small-batch, artisan brand is ready to...

Cheers to a new Memorandum of Understanding

After suffering through drought, bushfires, smoke, COVID-19, floods and China export tariff rows, Hunter wineries can breathe a sigh of relief this week with the state government offering an olive branch of...

Bumper line-up heralds The Gum Ball return

One of the Hunter Valley’s most cherished cultural escapes, The Gum Ball, is back in 2021 for three days of musical discovery over the school holidays, 16 to 18 April. Staged among idyllic...

Mining contribution to Hunter economy increases

Mining companies directly injected $6.2 billion into the Hunter economy last financial year, according to the NSW Minerals Council’s latest annual member Expenditure Survey. The review also found the 28 participating industry ventures...

Live music to return to the Valley

Since tours and festivals in the Hunter Valley's popular wine region were cancelled due to the pandemic in March 2020, the Australian music industry has suffered in silence. But now, twelve months on,...

Children with a disability dive into new swimming club

The much-loved Rainbow Club is set to shine brightly over a new Hunter location from this weekend. The organisation, which helps children with a disability learn to swim, has been a prominent force...

Goats, wine and humour: Hunter Valley farmer pens second book

His resume includes roles ranging from bus driver, negotiator, cookbook collector, and sperm donor to author and farmer, so what is next for Hunter Valley resident Todd Alexander? In his latest book entitled...

The Mutual Bank bucking branch closure trend

While rival banks are closing branches in the Hunter and beyond, it’s refreshing to see one financial institute bucking the trend. Newcastle Permanent announced this week it was shutting the doors of its...
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