WOMAN KILLED IN NEWCASTLE CRASH

Newcastle became the scene of the state's latest road tragedy today, with a woman aged in her 60s killed in a two-car crash at a busy intersection. It's understood her sedan was struck by an ...
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ROCK ROYALTY HELP LAUNCH SONG WRITING COMPETITION

Newcastle is undergoing a physical transformation - now the search is on for its new sound. Some of the Hunter's rock royalty today helped launch a competition, to find the city's next music stars ...
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OZHARVEST HIGHLIGHTS FOOD WASTE

Food rescue service Ozharvest hit the streets of Hamilton today, to highlight food waste in Australia. Serving meals made from saved produce, the group sought to inspire and educate. "I think the easiest thing to ...
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TWO MEN JAILED FOR ROLE IN DRUG SYNDICATE

Two men are behind bars tonight, after being sentenced for their role in a drug syndicate operating out of a Wallsend house. Police uncovered more than 150 cannabis plants inside the property - Tyson Cottrill ...
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MEET THE 13 YEAR OLD SNAPPER BEHIND AN EPIC SHOT

A photograph of dolphins, surfing a huge wave off Newcastle, has had an extraordinary response online, reaching more than half-a-million people on NBN's Facebook page in 24 hours. Surprisingly, it wasn't a professional photographer behind ...
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OLD NEWCASTLE STORE BUILDING TO GO FOR BUS INTERCHANGE

The old Newcastle Store building and its adjoining carpark will be demolished, to make way for a new bus terminal. The State government acquired the site two years ago and is seeking interest from the ...
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FEATURE STORY: PALATIAL PROPERTIES SMASHING RECORDS IN HUNTER

Property sales worth four, five or even $6-million were once confined to Sydney - but not any more. Real estate records are now tumbling in the Hunter, particularly at the top end of the market, ...
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WINNING START FOR JETS YOUTH

The Jets Youth team has been praised for its impressive start at the Weifang Cup in China - a 3-1 win over Shandong Luneng. The team was disappointed though, to concede a goal in injury ...
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WALLABIES FOCUS ON FITNESS DURING NEWCASTLE CAMP

It's one of sport's great rivalries - the Wallabies versus the All Blacks. The Kiwis have well and truly had the upper hand in recent years so the Australian team is using a special training ...
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SURF SHOTS – JULY 24

Coffs Coast. Bar Beach ...
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GAV’S WEATHER – WINTER MAGIC

All clear once again for most of Australia. Two massive highs dominate the nation. The nights will remain quite cold with more inland frosts. The days are going to be warmer with a taste of ...
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ROSELLAS EXTEND LEAD AT THE TOP

In Newcastle Rugby League today, the Seagulls were too good for Souths, while the Rosellas extended their lead at the top with a crushing win over the Scorpions ...
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MONSTER SWELL TURNS BEACHES INTO SURFERS PARADISE

Powerful swell closed Newcastle's beaches to swimmers today, but for some surfers it was a different story. A few of Newcastle's biggest names took full advantage of what's being called a "once a year" event ...
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CFMEU MEMBERS CONTINUE FIGHT WITH GLENCORE

CFMEU members continue their fight with mining giant Glencore, with rolling stoppages at mines across the Hunter Valley. It follows a walk out at Liddell Operations on Friday. The industrial action has now been raging ...
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TRIBUTES FOR TENNIS CHAMPION PETER DOOHAN

Tributes are flowing for Australian tennis ace Peter Doohan, who's lost his battle with motor neurone disease at the age of 56. Doohan, from Newcastle, famously took down two-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker in 1987 ...
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POLICE RELEASE CCTV IMAGES INTO TAXI DRIVER ROBBERY

Police are stepping up their hunt for a man, who robbed a taxi driver at knifepoint and fled with his night's earnings. The attack has shocked Newcastle Taxis, which says its cabs are among the ...
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MAITLAND CLING TO FINALS HOPES WITH WIN OVER ROOSTERS

Some big wins in the Hunter's NPL this afternoon - Hamilton smashed Weston three-nil, while Maitland accounted for Lake Macquarie to keep its finals hopes alive. It was old boys day at Macquarie Park, but Maitland ...
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DOYLE MAINTAINS BUFFER IN GRAND PRIX STANDINGS

Hunter rider Jason Doyle remains at the top of the Speedway Grand Prix standings, after the British Grand Prix in Wales. Feeling the pressure, Doyle was too keen to get away - and was slapped ...
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FEARNLEY QUALIFIES FOR 5000 METRE FINAL AT PARA WORLDS

Newcastle's Kurt Fearnley admits securing a medal in his final event at the World Para Athletics Championships will be a challenge. He's qualified for the final of the 5,000-metre T54 event, after finishing second in ...
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CRUSADERS DRUBBING CONTINUES HUNTERS HORROR SEASON

The Maitland Mustangs have beaten Sutherland in round 19 of the Waratah Basketball League. Meanwhile the Hunters' men suffered a disappointing loss at the hands of the Central Coast. The Crusaders were rarely troubled - ...
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IFFLAND LOOKS TO RETURN TO THE PODIUM IN ITALY

Promising signs for Australia's Rhiannan Iffland in the third round of the Cliff Diving World Series. After a disappointing fifth in the last round due to a groin injury, Iffland is looking to return to ...
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MAN WANTED IN RELATION TO TAXI HOLD UP

Police have released images of a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries following the armed robbery of a taxi driver near Newcastle last week. Just before 6:30pm last Saturday (15/7), the ...
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JAFFAS THUMP ROSEBUDS

In the Hunter's NPL, The Lambton Jaffas have reclaimed top spot on the ladder after downing Adamstown this afternoon. Pat Brown bagged a hat trick, while Luke Remmington finished with a brace ...
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FATE OF KNIGHTS LIES IN WESTS MEMBERS HANDS

After months of speculation, the Newcastle Knights ownership saga is almost over, with the NRL finalising an agreement with local leagues club giant, Wests Group. But it's not a done deal, with the team's fate ...
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FORMER BASKETBALL MAKING AN IMPACT IN NEWCASTLE NETBALL

Wests has continued its dominance in Newcastle Netball, easily accounting for Forsyths. Souths Lions beat Junction Stella, while Nova Thunder won a close one. BNC, featuring a former basketball star, continue their run to the finals, ...
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UoN NEW SPACE GIVES ALL-ACCESS PASS TO PUBLIC

The University of Newcastle's New Space campus will open its doors on Monday - but the building's already had its first reviews. Members of the public were today given an all-access pass to the city's ...
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WALLSEND NURSING HOME FAILS TO MEET STANDARDS

Hunter New England Health has been forced to defend claims residents of an aged care home in Wallsend have been receiving sub-standard care. A recent audit conducted by the federal government, claims the facility has ...
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THE NORTH WEST SHIVERS AS TEMPERATURES PLUMMET

Woolbrook in the north west of New South Wales dropped to a low of -8.0 overnight, the lowest temperature in the region this month, and one of the lowest temperatures in the state overnight. The ...
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WESTS GROUP POISED TO TAKE OWNERSHIP OF THE KNIGHTS

The Newcastle Knights could soon have new owners, after an agreement was reached with the NRL for the Wests Group to take control of the club. Under the terms of the agreement, Wests have pledged ...
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KENNY DOWALL MAKES KNIGHTS DEBUT AGAINST FORMER CLUB

In his first game for the Knights, Shaun Kenny Dowall has scored the side's first points against his former club. Just before half time, The Roosters lead Newcastle by 8 points. The Knights looked hungry ...
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