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FITZGIBBONS ELIMINATED ON SURFEST SATURDAY

With the weekend upon us, that means Surfest is getting down to the business end. But one of the sport's biggest names won't be taking ...
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ANDERSON ADVANCES AS SURFEST CLOSES IN ON FINALS

Newcastle surf fans will have one of their own to cheer on Finals Day... Phillipa Anderson is through to the quarter-finals. She was on fire ...
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HUGE CROWDS CELEBRATE THE ICONIC MULLET AT MULLETFEST 2018

It's a look which has well and truly stood the test of time. And today the iconic "mullet" was celebrated at the inaugural Kurri Kurri ...
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NEW RECRUIT GOONELLABAH’S TOP DOG

Goonellabah fire station has a new recruit and he's quickly winning hearts. Rescue pup Sam was adopted by the station's Deputy Captain and has become ...
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LOCAL POUNDS REINFORCE IMPORTANCE OF MICROCHIPPING

Animal Care Centres across the Central Coast are playing their part to ensure families never lose their beloved pets. Today, local pounds at Erina and ...
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LOCAL DISABILITY SERVICES PROTEST FUNDING CUTS

A host of disability organisations have today joined forces for a protest march through Gosford. They are calling for more support by the state government, ...
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DE SILVA FIRES MARINERS TO VICTORY

The Mariners finally snapped their 11-match winless streak with a 1-0 victory over Wellington last night. Coach Paul Okon was delighted to see young gun, ...
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RURAL AUSSIES BIGGEST LOSERS OF JOYCE RESIGNATION

As news of Barnaby Joyce's resignation sinks in across the New England - many say rural Australians will be the biggest losers from his decision ...
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BEN BURRAGE OFF TO THAILAND FOR SIX WEEK CAMP

It's almost become a second home for Tamworth's Ben Burrage - a destination where he's left more than a mark or two. With his bags ...
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CROWN UP FOR GRABS IN KING OF THE RANGES

Some of the country's top horsemen and women are in Murrurundi this weekend, vying for a coveted crown. And with that comes an esteemed title ...
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Sgt. MATTHEW LOCKE REMEMBERED IN ANNUAL CHARITY GAME

The 10th Sergeant Matthew Locke Charity match is underway in Bellingen. Army Thunder taking on Bellingen Magpies in their annual civilian game, to remember a ...
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TAMWORTHIANS CRUISE FOR CANCER

Car enthusiasts have hit the road for a worthy cause with Tamworth's second annual 'Cruising for Cancer' leaving the city's entertainment centre this morning. The ...
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KRAZY KOSCI KLIMB A SOARING SUCCESS

For most people, climbing Mount Kosciuszko is a daunting thought, but for the team you're about to meet they say they would do it all ...
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WOMAN HIT BY CAR ON COLE ROAD

A 27-year-old woman has been rushed to Tamworth hospital after she was hit by a car in West Tamworth early this morning. Police were called ...
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NEW BUSINESSES NEAR LIGHT RAIL ALREADY FEELING PRESSURE

The Newcastle CBD is in a phase of change, with businesses opening and closing due to light rail construction. Most say that customer numbers are ...
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REGION’S FIRST DRIVE THRU BUTCHER NOW OPEN

Shopping at the local butcher just got a little easier with Kootingal Quality Meats becoming one of the first in the region to open a ...
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