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STONES COMING TO THE HUNTER

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Genuine rock’n roll royalty is on its way to the Hunter Valley, with the Rolling Stones announcing a show at Hope Estate in November. The Stones added shows in Perth and Hunter Valley to their original tour which was cancelled after the death of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott in March. The band will kick-off its tour at the Adelaide Oval on October 25. The Stones will play Hope Estate on November 15, the first time the band has played a New South Wales date outside Sydney. Read More »

MYALL LAKES MP GETS FUNDING FOR LOCAL SHOWGROUNDS

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Wingham and Taree showgrounds will soon undergo makeovers thanks to funding from the state government. Today Myall Lakes MP Stephen Bromhead handed over grants for some much needed renovations. Read More »

CANNABIS SENT SKY HIGH TO GOLD COAST: 21 ARRESTED

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A total of 21 people have been arrested in a three state police operation targeting large quantities of cannabis being packed into suitcases and allegedly sent interstate on domestic flights. It’s alleged that over a 12 month period police have observed a criminal gang in Victoria growing and sending the drugs to Gold Coast and Brisbane airports. Police believe all up $18-million worth of cannabis has been smuggled into the airports. 13 people were arrested on the Gold Coast this morning in raids at Nerang, Coomerah and Helensvale. Police also seized a Ferrari and Harley Davidson. A Queensland Government employee is also allegedly being investigated by the CMC in relation to the haul. Read More »

BIG SEAS AND SCHOOL HOLIDAYS CREATE DANGEROUS MIX ALONG EAST COAST

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Newcastle beaches are closed and authorities are warning of dangerous conditions for most of the week, due to an intensifying east coast low. But the big swell didn’t stop dozens of teenagers hitting the surf for day one of the school holidays, leaving lifeguards on tenterhooks. Read More »

FRIDGES WASH UP ON BEACH

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Customs is investigating after a shipping container full of fridges washed ashore at Shelly Beach on the Central Coast overnight. Huge swell and waves from a low pressure system managed to break open the container, allowing the new Fisher & Paykel fridges to float to shore. Beachgoers made the discovery this morning. Initial investigations suggest the container was one of five lost from a ship near Sydney. The fridges were taken away shortly after lunch. Read More »

DENT MAY HAVE CHANGED IMAGE

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Police say a man wanted over a murder in a popular Newcastle park may have changed his identity. Anthony Richard Dent has been on the run for 10 days after a man’s body was found in Wickham Park. Officers attached to Strike Force Harrogate believe the 53-year-old may have shaved his head. They believe he still may be living in Newcastle, but people are being warned not to approach him, and instead call triple-zero. Read More »

THOUSANDS PARTAKE IN LUKE HARROP MEMORIAL

A record crowd filled the Southport Broadwater Parkland today, to watch the Luke Harrop Memorial Triathlon. The event honours the talented triathlete, who was tragically hit and killed by a car in 2002… and features top racers, to those just starting out. “Super kids… they start at seven years old…we’ve got heaps of kids at the race today so it’s such a great day.” Josh Amberger took out the men’s event, while Ashleigh Gentle won the women’s. Read More »

BURLEIGH BEARS BEAT MACKAY 22-14

To Q-Cup Rugby League, and the Burleigh Bears went head-to-head with Mackay at Pizzey Park this afternoon. The Bears downed the Cutters 22-14 in what was a nail-biting round seven clash. We’ll have more on that in tomorrow night’s bulletin. Read More »

MUDGEERABA HOSTS HERITAGE DAY

Mudgeeraba was a must for history lovers today, as it held its Heritage Open Day. Hundreds filled the streets, with many people checking out some World War Two jeeps… while others took a fancy to some classic cars. “It’s all about opening up the museums here that we have in Mudgeeraba ..We have two fantastic museums ..as well as showcasing the history and heritage of the entire area…from the pioneer days right through to the present.” Read More »

SURFERS SHOPFRONTS USED AS CARPARKS

The light-rail saga continues for Surfers Paradise business owners. They say they’re furious workers are now using their shopfronts as a personal carpark. Read More »

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