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Locusts plague Upper Hunter

The Upper Hunter has a plague of locusts.  Hunter Local Land Services has confirmed that six properties in the area are confirmed to have Australian plague locust populations.  Farmers and landholders are...

Upper Hunter roads benefit from nearly $5 million

Upper Hunter roads are benefiting from nearly $5 million in funding.  The Federal Government's Roads to Recovery Program is pouring $47 million into the New England and Upper Hunter electorates to...

Algae found in Murrurundi Dam

Just when things couldn't get worse in Murrurundi this week, algae has been found in Murrurundi Dam.  Upper Hunter Shire Council tested the water yesterday (January 3) and found blue green...

Stolen items uncovered in Merriwa

' A number of stolen items have been uncovered in Merriwa.  Police are looking to speak with a man they believe can assist with a number of stolen items they uncovered at...

Murrurundi Pool open from this weekend

Murrurundi Pool is open from this weekend.  The Murrurundi and District Memorial Pool will be open from tomorrow (Saturday 15th December) after a lot of community concern that it may not...