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EASTER CELEBRATED THROUGHOUT THE HUNTER

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Church, chocolate and family – that’s how the Hunter celebrated Easter Sunday. While it was all about sweet treats for some, church services were packed with parishioners remembering the religious meaning of Easter. Read More »

GRESFORD LETS THE GOOD TIMES ROLL

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The usually quiet town of Gresford was transformed into a race-track today as thousands of spectators lined the streets to watch the annual billy cart races. Now in its 13th year, the event was as exciting, and as unique, as ever. Read More »

BEYONCE’S ANGEL RECEIVES GRIM DIAGNOSIS

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A Newcastle girl, who became an online sensation after joining Beyonce onstage, has received a grim diagnosis. Chelsea James’s family is now preparing to say goodbye, just a few months short of her 16th birthday. Donate HERE  or call Lisa on 0404170710 Read More »

GREAT FRIDAY FOR THE HUNTER

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Despite many shops being closed across the Hunter today, the region was a hive of activity. Some chose to reflect on Good Friday’s traditional message, while for others, the day was much simpler. Read More »

HDC TO ANNOUNCE NEW DEVELOPMENTS

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The Hunter Development Corporation is preparing to announce work will commence at three key sites in Newcastle in the coming weeks. Among them, an affordable housing project for the former Empire Hotel site, with negotiations between Newcastle Council, private parties and the Corporation in the final stages. Read More »

POLICE OUT IN FORCE OVER EASTER LONG WEEKEND

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It’s an Easter gift, those hitting the Hunter’s roads weren’t expecting. While there were heavy delays through Hexham and Beresfield, police say the Hunter Expressway has helped to ease traffic heading west. Read More »

NEW TREATMENT TO PREVENT HAIR LOSS IN CANCER PATIENTS

For many undergoing cancer treatment, hair loss can be a constant, heartbreaking reminder they’re in the fight of their lives. But that’s about to change, thanks to an innovative technology being introduced at Newcastle Private Hospital. Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: GREAT FRIDAY

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It wasn’t Good Friday it was a Great Friday with a perfect Easter to follow. More fine sunny days on the way followed by cool nights and SW winds. The big swell on the coast is going to continue abating from Sunday. Enjoy. Read More »

FOOTE FAMILY READY TO FLOOR IT

For many, the Easter long weekend is the perfect time to take a break, but for a devoted few it is sure to get the heart racing. The Gresford billy cart derby is on again, and one family has its sights firmly set on the finish line. Read More »

WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN NEWCASTLE FLAT

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A police strikeforce has been set-up to investigate the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a 34-year-old woman’s body at a home in the Newcastle suburb of Maryville. Police have questioned the man she was living with, but have since released him. Read More »

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