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Breast Cancer Trials’ mission to improve lives

Fifty-five people are diagnosed with breast cancer every day and, sadly, almost 10 of those will lose their lives.   An oncology group based in Newcastle is doing all it can to see...

High Commissioner honoured with Key to the City

A former Novocastrian has realised a long-held ambition after becoming an ambassador for the city of Newcastle. Her Excellency the Honourable Patricia Forsythe AM was awarded a Key to the City today (Friday...

Man charged with murder of NZ firefighter

A man has been charged with murder following the suspicious death of a 43-year-old New Zealand man two years ago in the Hunter Region. Just after 5.30am on Saturday 29 September 2018, emergency...

Left to die: police plead for information over the death of Ian Pullen

Ian Pullen was living his dream as a helicopter pilot when he was hit and killed by a motorist near Singleton. The New Zealander had been in the Hunter for just one day,...

World-class rugby to hit Newcastle

World-class rugby will grace McDonald Jones Stadium when the Wallabies, world champions South Africa and international heavyweights New Zealand arrive in Newcastle this November. The six-week Rugby Championship 2020, labelled as a 'mini...

Rail trail project chugs along

A rail trail that advocates believe will promote tourism, exercise and mental health is one step closer to reality. Richmond Vale Rail Trail committee member Leigh Gibbens hopes a rise in cycling and...