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New exhibitions for Maitland Regional Art Gallery

The work of two young artists who share their ideas of nature, time and our place on the land is gracing Maitland Regional Art Gallery. When Night Falls is an exhibition by Anna...

Water restrictions ease but Hunter urged to be smart

Shorter showers, fixing leaking taps and only washing a full load are some of the ways Hunter residents can help avoid water restrictions this summer. From today, October 1, the Lower Hunter is...

Couple’s tireless efforts to protect life and property

Lower Hunter Firefighter Neil Mutton describes it as the worst bushfire season he has ever seen. The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) member of 42 years says the 2019/20 campaign was “a hectic...

Grants to splash support around

A new round of grants is set to splash some support around to community groups in the Lower Hunter that love the environment and have been struggling to stay afloat during the...

Water saving efforts lead to removal of restrictions

The Lower Hunter community will reap the benefits of a reduction in water usage when Level 1 restrictions are removed next month. Hunter Water has made the decision as a result of a...

Taking a stroll through Morpeth’s history

The revitalised Morpeth Heritage Walk is now ready for the community and visitors to enjoy. The popular activity takes participants on a journey to 25 significant sites, and tells the story of the...

Bookworms rack up half a century of experience

For some people, holding down a job is a reason to celebrate. So imagine having the same job for 50 years. That’s a reality for Olga McTackett, who is a familiar face for anyone...

Railway museum steams into school holidays

Richmond Vale Railway Museum has steamed into the school holidays after celebrating the historic site's reopening at the weekend. The museum, located about four kilometres south of Kurri Kurri, was formed in 1979...