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Charges laid following Hunter crash, which claimed life of 10-year-old boy

A man will face Muswellbrook Local Court charged with manslaughter following the death of a young boy in a crash in the Hunter last year.

Rifle seized, charges and fines issued during Operation Fleece

A Hunter Valley man has been charged during Operation Fleece, focusing on rural theft and firearm offences in the region.

Ten-year-old boy killed in tragic start to holiday long weekend

A 10-year-old child was killed, and a teenager injured, in the Upper Hunter in a tragic start to the holiday long weekend.

Local projects support bushfire recovery in Upper Hunter

Major projects in Merriwa, Singleton and Dungog are set to benefit by more than $1.6 million from stage two of the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund.

Man dies in Merriwa motorcycle crash

A man has died following a motorcycle crash in the Upper Hunter overnight.

Five missions for WRHS in busy 18-hour period

It’s been an extremely busy period over the past 18 hours for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS). The organisation was called into action to airlift five people from separate pre-hospital emergency situations...

Local showgrounds receive stimulus funding

Four Upper Hunter showgrounds will receive more than $679,000 in funding thanks to the NSW Government’s COVID-19 stimulus program. Venues at Stroud, Merriwa, Muswellbrook and Gloucester are expected to undergo upgrades to improve...

GALLERY: Des Collison’s lifelong contribution rewarded

Desmond Earle Collison’s lifelong contribution to the Upper Hunter Shire ensured he was a worthy 2021 Citizen of the Year today. The man known as Uncle Des humbly received the award during an...
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