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Hunter Valley biofuel facility to advance ethanol production

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced $11.9 million in funding for Australian biofuel company Ethanol Technologies Limited (‘Ethtec’) to complete the development and demonstration of its groundbreaking advanced biofuel technology. As part...

Local police recognised for service and bravery

Yesterday (Tuesday 14th November 2017), the Hunter Va;;ey Local Area Command presented its annaul awards in the presence of Northern Region Commander, Assistant Commissioner Max Mitchell APM.  Stephen spoke to Hunter...

STORM DAMAGE WARNING FOR KURRI KURRI RESIDENTS

Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean is warning all residents affected by this week’s severe storms around Kurri Kurri to use only qualified and reputable tradespeople to do repair work.   “It’s...

Armed robbery charges laid

A man charged over two alleged armed robberies in the Hunter Valley last month will appear at court today. Police will allege that about 10.30am on Tuesday 10 October 2017, a...

WORK ON HUNTER EXPRESSWAY NOW UNDER WAY

Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions on the Hunter Expressway from today for safety improvement work on the overhead fauna crossings at various locations between the Buchanan and Branxton...

Motorcyclist killed in head on collision

A motorcyclist has died in a crash in the Upper Hunter at the weekend.. About 2.15pm on Sunday 29 October 2017, an eastbound motorcycle and a westbound Toyota Landcruiser collided head-on...