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Tag: Teenagers

Three charged over alleged shooting at Jesmond

Three teenagers have been charged over an alleged aggravated break and enter and shooting in Newcastle last month. About 8.10pm on Thursday 14 January, two 19-year-old men attended an apartment at Newcastle Road,...

How this mum’s coping with her firstborn starting big school

My firstborn is starting secondary school today. It’s been on the calendar for weeks and it’s an occasion we’ve had more than a dozen years to prepare for, but, sigh, here we are. And...

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...

New CanTeen app connecting young people affected by cancer

At 23-years-old, most people are still finding their path in life. That’s not the case for Maddy Boyd – she’s run off her feet helping her family run two McDonald’s franchises. But her journey...

Study, stress and sandwiches: the class of COVID

Mackenzie Smith says being a Year 12 student during a global pandemic comes with an array of emotions. On the one hand, says the teenager, you feel an uncertainty about the future, but...

Teenagers charged with Cessnock McDonald’s blaze

Police have charged four teenagers over allegedly lighting a blaze at the McDonald's fast food restaurant in Cessnock at the weekend. Emergency services were called to the restaurant on Allandale Road, Cessnock, at...