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Upper Hunter MP Michael Johnsen resigns

In light of a number of “lewd” claims made against him in the past week, Upper Hunter MP Michael Johnsen officially resigned from the NSW Parliament today. The local member, who had been...

Melanie Dagg resigns from Cessnock council

In a shock move, Melanie Dagg has severed ties with Cessnock City Council. The two-term former Deputy Mayor, who represented Labor against Nationals incumbent Michael Johnsen for the seat of Upper Hunter at...

Public art activity to stimulate creativity in Singleton’s CBD

The sky is the limit for the future of Singleton with a new activation set to kick off in Bourke’s Arcade. It’s the latest laneway to be targeted as a creative canvas under...

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...

Singleton Town Centre upgrade ahead of schedule

Work on the $7 million Singleton Town Centre upgrade – stage 2 has reached a milestone with pavers being laid on John and Campbell streets as the project progresses two months ahead...

GALLERY: Upper Hunter facilities secure $1.3m in funding

The Upper Hunter will benefit to the tune of more than $1.3 million in funding for a range of local improvement projects for Crown land reserves and community facilities in the region. The...

Mayor Sue Moore repeats calls for a better Singleton bypass

Singleton mayor Sue Moore has again called on the NSW Government to reconsider its plans for the Singleton bypass and include a dual carriageway, as well as a full interchange at Putty...

Regional Seniors Travel Card moves into second year

Eligible residents in the Upper Hunter will continue to benefit from the Regional Seniors Travel Card with applications for year two opening today. The state government program, introduced in 2020, offers people the...