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Sir Peter Cosgrove shares thoughts on Afghanistan probe amid visit to Maitland

General Sir Peter Cosgrove believes the SAS soldiers at the heart of the Afghanistan war crimes probe should be put through the most rigorous inquiry. Speaking at Maitland Libraries’ Look Who’s Talking Program...

Pregnant woman punched in Maitland

Police are describing a horrific attack on a pregnant woman and her husband in Maitland as ‘cowardly.’ At around 6pm on 22 November, a 38-year-old man, his 34-year-old pregnant wife and their two-year-old...

Hunter set to sizzle this weekend

The Hunter Valley is set to sizzle this weekend, with health experts urging residents to “stay cool”.According to Weatherzone, temperatures are expected to peak at about 40 degrees on Saturday 28 November;...

Maitland theatre to return with classic play

After an eight-month hiatus caused by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maitland Repertory Theatre will return with a production of the Ibsen classic A Doll’s House.  Theatre secretary Ian Robinson said...

Deputy PM visits Testers Hollow upgrade work

Testers Hollow soared into the spotlight in 2015 following the April superstorms, when a section of Cessnock Road was cut in both directions due to flooding. It saw the community of Gillieston Heights,...

$300,000 boost for Maitland community organisations

Maitland organisations will benefit to the tune of $300,000, thanks to the NSW Government’s 2020 Community Building Partnership Program. The generous funding boost is expected to finance 15 projects, including a playground redevelopment...

Teen charged over bus vandalism

A teenager has been charged as investigations continue into the destruction of a school bus in Maitland last week. Officers attached to the Port Stephens Proactive Crime Team commenced an investigation following reports...

Storm wreaks havoc across the Hunter

Hunter residents battened down the hatches last night as a wild storm bringing strong winds, hail and heavy rain hit the region. Lucas King was watching the storm approach with his wife, when...