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Restrictions to ease in time for Christmas

Families across the Hunter will be able to host larger Christmas celebrations next month after NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian today announced a further easing of COVID-19 restrictions. “The community has done an incredible...

Hunter motorists welcome bypass plans

Hunter motorists will welcome this week’s news that the Singleton and Muswellbrook bypasses finally look set to become a reality. Each day thousands of road users from Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Cessnock and...

$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...

Get out and about with free vouchers in 2021

Next year the state government plans to give every eligible adult $100 worth of vouchers in a bid to stimulate the economy. The Out & About Scheme was announced after the release of...

New playground for all in Metford

A playground specifically designed to be accessible to people of all abilities has opened in Metford. Located on Willow Drive, the play equipment is the result of extensive feedback from residents under the...

Government commits $2 million to Marine Rescue building

Marine Rescue Newcastle's plans for a permanent new base on the edge of the Hunter River in Stockton are a step closer to reality after the state government announced it will provide...

Hope for farmers affected by fire

A NSW Government fire recovery program is helping Hunter and MidCoast landholders to rebuild and reshape their properties after last summer’s harrowing bushfires. Property owners Bob Nicholas and Louise Veale have a 20...

Morpeth wharf upgrades complete

The rebuilding of the Queens Wharf in Morpeth has been finalised in time for summer. Infrastructure upgrades demolished the old site, and rebuilt the wharf and retaining walls to improve the safety and...