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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...

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...

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...

Teenager charged following armed robbery in Scone

A juvenile has been charged over an alleged armed robbery in the Upper Hunter last month. About 9pm on Monday 16 November, a teen entered a fast food restaurant on Kelly Street, Scone,...

Police on hunt for man who approached children

Police are appealing for public assistance after three children were reportedly approached in the Hunter Valley yesterday. Just after midday, three children, aged 11, eight and four were playing at the northern end...

New reservoir to improve water security in the Upper Hunter

A $1.2 million water reservoir is set to make waves in the Upper Hunter when construction starts on the project in Murrurundi later this year. It’s being undertaken in a bid to improve...

Thor star Chris Hemsworth reportedly spotted in the Hunter

Aussie heartthrob Chris Hemsworth has reportedly been spotted in the Hunter Region today. The 37-year-old allegedly landed at Scone Airport this morning in a private jet before visiting one of the local horse...

From the editor: check in on your friends, family

I’ve written countless articles on mental health during my time in the media. I previously covered the start of Where There’s A Will foundation in Scone, which is doing some fantastic initiatives in...