Local News

Glencore workers continue industrial action

Strike action continues at Glencore mine sites across the Hunter Valley as union officials and the company try to negotiate new enterprise agreements. Workers from eight of the company's Hunter Valley...

Crews extinguish fire in Muswellbrook

Fire and Rescue NSW personnel have extinguished a fire that broke out near the railway crossing on Brook Street in Muswellbrook yesterday afternoon.Fire and Rescue NSW personnel have extinguished a...

Bolt gun used in alleged assault

A man will face court today after allegedly assaulting a man with a bolt gun in the Central Hunter region. Police have been told two men aged, 55 and 67, attended...

Jockey airlifted to hospital after race fall

A jockey has suffered head injuries after falling from a horse in Scone. The 35 year old was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital after came off his ride at Scone Racecourse...

Roosters flying high as Cats stumble

The Singleton Roosters Black Diamond Plate side had a hugely significant victory over fierce Hunter Valley rivals Maitland at Max McMahon Oval in Rutherford on Saturday, in doing so retaining...

Fatal crash on Putty Road

Investigations are continuing following a fatal crash in the state’s Hunter region at the weekend. Police and emergency services were called to Putty Road, Howes Valley, about 60kms south west of...

Confirmed case of Meningococcal Disease

A child is in a stable condition in a Hunter hospital with confirmed meningococcal disease. Close contacts of the case have been prescribed clearance antibiotics to prevent further transmission of the...