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LOWER HUNTER RFS MEMBERS HONOURED

Less than two weeks ago, THEY were the ones in the firing line - going to extraordinary lengths to protect the community. Today, more than ...
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GOING THE DISTANCE FOR TROY MILES

It's been a tough 15-months to say the least for former Knights player, Troy Miles. Left a quadriplegic following a motorbike accident, he remains in ...
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SOLD! AUCTION MAIN EVENT SIGNALS STRONG SPRING SALES

Newcastle's property market is still performing strongly, with plenty of big sales across the city today. 25 properties went under the hammer in back-to-back auctions ...
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THE TRUSTY POSTIE BIKE CELEBRATED AT MAITLAND

It's been a red-letter weekend in Maitland, with record numbers hitting town for this year's Postie Bike Nationals. 163 riders from across the country competed ...
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BIG CROWDS FOR THE 6TH ANNUAL UKELELE FESTIVAL

There were some fine tunes and the occasional famous faces at The Entrance today, for the annual Ukelele Festival. Some of the best ukelele artists ...
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HOUSE SHOOTING MAY HAVE BEEN TARGETED

A number of shots were fired into a home west of Newcastle overnight. Police say the incident took place shortly after 10:30pm at a house ...
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PERFECT SEND-OFF FOR HAWKS CLUB LEGEND

The party continued for Hamilton today in Newcastle and Hunter Rugby. The Hawks sent their coach and a club legend out with a third straight ...
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SCORPS LEAGUE WIN AGAINST ALL THE ODDS

The celebrations have barely died down, but both Macquarie and Wests are already looking to next year, after the Scorps overcame injuries to win yesterday's ...
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EAGLES FALL AT SEMI FINALS IN NATIONAL PREMIER LEAGUE

The season is officially over for the Edgeworth Eagles, beaten 2-0 by the Brisbane Strikers this afternoon in the National Premier Leagues semi-final. Edgeworth conceded ...
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TITLE WITHIN REACH FOR JASON DOYLE

Jason Doyle has moved closer to a maiden Speedway GP world title - making his third straight podium. The Australian qualified in top spot for ...
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WARNERS BAY TAKE OUT INAUGURAL STATE CUP

Warners Bay has won the first ever Women's State Cup, beating Merewether in the final, which wrapped up a short time ago. Warners Bay made ...
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REDFERN TOO CLASSY FOR NORTH NEWCASTLE

Redfern has beaten North Newcastle, in the grand final of the New South Wales women's premiership. The Sydney side dominated the opening hour. A try ...
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RIDE OUT AGAINST CANCER

Tamworth's Pink Ribbon Ride has proven to be one of the biggest yet, as the fight continues against breast cancer. For many, the cause hits ...
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FUN IN THE SUN AT THE RAW CHALLENGE

Almost 8,000 people turned up to tackle the Raw Challenge at Doyalson this weekend. The challenge is made up of 55 obstacles, including mud baths ...
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LOCAL BEES A HIVE OF ACTIVITY

Unseasonal warm weather has stirred up the region's bee population. A surge in activity has increased productivity and the result is all positive for north ...
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EAGLES TAKE OFF

New South Wales Country is finally among the National Rugby Championship winners list. The Eagles have broken their duck in Armidale with a final minute ...
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