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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...

Police vehicle damaged at Muswellbrook, two charged

Two men will face court today after allegedly damaging a police vehicle during a brawl in the Hunter Valley overnight. About 1am on Thursday 18 February, officers attached to Hunter Valley Police District...

Not so Pleasant mine, courtesy of offensive, vile smell

MACH Energy Australia Pty Ltd has been slapped with a penalty notice for $15,000 after a pungent smelling blast fume occurred at Muswellbrook’s Mount Pleasant Mine last year. The NSW Environment Protection Authority...

Five charged after break-in at Hunter business

Five people, including four teenagers, have been charged in relation to a couple of alleged break and enter offences in the Hunter region. Officers attached to Port Stephens-Hunter Police District recently investigated two...

Fitzgibbon claims government’s child care system crippling Hunter families

Federal MP Joel Fitzgibbon claims recent data reveals Hunter families have been hit with a hefty increase on their child care fees under the Morrison government. According to the Department of Education, over...

Horror weekend on Upper Hunter roads, with four people dead

It’s been a horror weekend on roads in the Upper Hunter, with four people dying in two separate accidents. A woman was killed, and a second female injured, following a single vehicle crash...

AGL unveils suppliers for grid-scale battery plans

Two overseas companies have been secured by AGL, under non-exclusive framework agreements, to supply up to 1000MW of grid-scale battery storage. The Australian energy supplier revealed plans last year to build batteries at Loy Yang...

Two women stabbed, man arrested at Muswellbrook

Two women have been stabbed, and a man charged, following a confrontation with police at a home in the Hunter overnight. Officers from Hunter Valley Police District were called to Pacific Way at...
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