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Hunter Valley local news 23rd February 2017

In this bulletin; Mining industry says traditional power prvented blackouts during heatwaves New England Highway closed after truck fire Locals invited to "Coffee with a cop" Upper Hunter to participate in Clean Up Australia...

Hunter Valley local news 22nd February 2017

In this bulleltin; Muswellbrook Lotto winner still yet to come forward Dairy industry outlook positive Upper Hunter recognises Teal Ribbon Day for Ovarian cancer awareness

Hunter Valley local news 21st February 2017

In this bulletin; Mayor urges donations of cash to bush fire appeal Police investigate Murrurundi break in New scam targets government tenderers Muswellbrook ticketholder wins Lotto

Dental services set to improve in the Upper Hunter

Michael Johnsen MP, Member for Upper Hunter, has announced $1.5 million in extra funding to improve dental health facilities in the Upper Hunter as part the redevelopment of Muswellbrook Hospital. Mr...

Merriwa farmers launch bushfire appeal

The NSW Farmers’ Merriwa Branch has joined forces with the Merriwa Show Society to establish the Merriwa-Sir Ivan Bushfire Appeal to assist affected landholders and residents. The local farming community has...

Golden Highway now open

The Golden Highway has reopened between Leadville and Cassilis after being closed due to a bushfire. The diversion via Gulgong has been lifted. Motorists should continue to exercise caution through the area...

Hunter Valley local news 14th February 2017

In this bulletin; RFS continues to assess damage from weekend's bush fires Fitzgibbon says Hunter needs to prepare for closure of power stations Williams says Senate enquiry great opportunity for the Hunter