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NEWCASTLE RACECOURSE STANDS BY MEMBERS DRESS CODE

It's copped a barrage of criticism from within the industry, but Newcastle Racecourse isn't backing away from its new dress code for the track's members ...
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SUPERCARS STAR GIVEN A STUNNING SEASIDE TOUR OF NEWCASTLE HARBOUR

The stars of Supercars have landed in the Hunter ahead of this weekend's Newcastle 500. But none arrived like Mark Winterbottom - given a stunning ...
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SUPERCARS PROTEST SPILLS OUT ONTO THE STREET

As Supercar drivers arrive ahead of the inaugural Newcastle 500, opponents have made a last ditch effort to make their concerns heard. A protest, led ...
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11-YEAR-OLD’S BRAVERY RECOGNISED BY NSW AMBULANCE

A sequel tonight to a story we brought you last month about a young Hunter boy, who's a friend you can rely on. When a ...
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MOTHER AND TWO CHILDREN MISSING FROM NEW ENGLAND AREA

Police are seeking public help to find a woman and her two children, missing from the New England region. 27-year-old Mia Gillon, a young boy ...
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NEGS STUDENTS EMBARK ON STUDY TOUR

A group of students from the New England Girls School in Armidale is heading to New Zealand on the trip of a lifetime. The tour ...
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TAMWORTH GYMNAST RETIRES FROM COMPETITION

Ever since her humble beginnings, 16 year old Julia Hannaford has devoted herself to gymnastics. But now, the NSW Country Champion has decided to stop ...
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NICK KAY TO PLAY FIRST BOOMERS MATCH ON HOME SOIL

He's represented his country before, though never on Australian soil. But next week, Tamworth basketballer Nick Kay will be provided with that very opportunity, following ...
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RUTTLEY TO REMAIN BEHIND BARS UNTIL AT LEAST 2033

The family of murder victim Johann Morgan has issued a heart-wrenching plea, to find where her body is located. The Tamworth mother disappeared two years ...
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GOLDEN GUITAR FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

The Golden Guitar finalists have been announced today ahead of January's Country Music Festival. Contesting the Traditional Country Album of the Year will be Ashleigh Dallas, ...
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TAMWORTH NEW LOCKOUT TIME TRIAL

Tamworth's lockout laws could be in for a change. The moves comes in response to reasonably good behaviour from patrons, and strong policing efforts ...
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NEVILLE’S ATTRACT NATIONWIDE ATTENTION

Who would have thought one of the country's best burgers resided in our backyard? Armidale's Neville's Store has become a social media sensation, and today ...
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ELITE CYCLISTS TO HIT THE COAST FOR SUPER CRIT

The Central Coast Cycling Club is busy training for its annual Super Crit races. Elite cyclists will line up at the University of Newcastle's Ourimbah ...
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‘TIP JAR’ SONGWRITING COMPETITION TO STAY

Organisers of Newcastle songwriting competition, Tip Jar,  say the event will return next year, following its successful debut. More than 240 songs were submitted, with ...
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THREE TREES REMOVED DUE TO “UNACCEPTABLE RISK”

Three more large trees have been cut down in Cooks Hill, with Newcastle Council saying they posed an "unacceptable risk" of falling during storms. Workers ...
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CARMICHAEL INCHES CLOSER TO WORLD TOUR

Avoca's Wade Carmichael has fallen short of a quarter finals spot at the Hawaiian Pro this morning. He came in last in his round four ...
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