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Paramedics allegedly assaulted near Newcastle

Paramedics have allegedly been assaulted near Newcastle while trying to treat a patient last night.  At about 9.00pm, paramedics responded to a home on Edward Street, Cardiff, to assist a man...

More showground stimulus funding for the Upper Hunter

There's more showground stimulus funding on the way for the Upper Hunter.  The NSW Government's COVID-19 showground stimulus program has allocated a total of $55.77 million to 795 showground improvement projects across...

Man falls from roof at Scone

A man has fallen from a roof at Scone. The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called to Scone at 7:10pm last night after the man fell from a roof sustaining a serious...

Lower Hunter awarded top marks for water saving

The Lower Hunter has been awarded top marks for saving enough water to fill 2,000 Olympic-size swimming pools.  Hunter Water said the National Performance Report for 2019/20 confirms that household water...

Singleton Town Centre upgrade works ahead of schedule

Robson Civil Site Manager Jason Brown, Singleton Council Director Infrastructure and Planning Justin Fitzpatrick-Barr, Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen MP, Mayor of Singleton Cr Sue Moore and Singleton Council...