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NEWCASTLE POOCH REUNITED WITH FAMILY AFTER EPIC JOURNEY

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We often hear about the remarkable journeys humans make, but very rarely do we learn about the adventures of our four-legged friends. One lucky pooch has been reunited with his family in Newcastle, after travelling an extraordinary 150-kilometres to Sydney. Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: HOT HOT HOT

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There is a bit of relief on the way for coastal areas, stretching from Gosford to Coffs Harbour in the form of a southerly change pushing through overnight. This won’t be strong enough to fully clear the heat so on Sunday the dreaded north westerly winds will kick in even harder and the mercury will rise further. High 30s and low 40s are expected across the Greater Hunter and North West. Mid to high 30s along the coast, with a strong seabreeze drawing in. The heat will continue on Monday before we start to see some rain develop on Tuesday and Wednesday. Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: HEATWAVE NUMBER TWO

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PHOTO: Newcastle locals enjoying the newly-renovated Merewether Baths today. Another heatwave is ready to steam roll the region in the coming days. Tomorrow will be very hot with cloud increasing and widespread storm development as a trough passes over. This will trigger a weak change that will only affect Gosford and Newcastle on Saturday, with onshore winds keeping temperatures down on the coast. Inland will still be hot. On Sunday things will get very nasty with many areas headed into the high 30s and low 40s. Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING

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PHOTO: Thanks to Scott Gilbert for this stunning sunrise at Wangi. Cloudy and cool for the Hunter today, hot and sunny for the North West and wet and stormy over the border ranges. There’s been quite a lot of cloud across the broadcast region today. Tomorrow that will be cleared from the Hunter thanks to increased hot north westerly winds that will drive up the mercury matching the North West. The heat will begin seeping into the north east corner of New South Wales in the coming days, making for a hot weekend. The afternoon storm development is expected to continue over the northern ranges. A southerly will drop temperatures for Newcastle on Saturday, helping the city to dodge the extremities once again. Next week’s rain event for the region is still looking positive. Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: GETTING HOTTER

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PHOTO: A stunning shot of Koolewong on the Central Coast, taken by Karen Estelle Dellar. Another blast of hot air is on the way. Increasing each day during the week, peaking across the weekend. The chance of showers and storms will linger over the northern border ranges and south east Queensland. There is still the potential for better rain across the region including the very dry North West early next week. Read More »

ELECTRICAL FIRE IN TAREE

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Fire and Rescue New South Wales is at the scene of an electrical fire in Taree. The fire broke out in the switchboard of the Hooke Chambers building on Victoria Street at around 11:30 this morning. Two businesses were evacuated including Federal MP David Gillespie’s office. No-one was injured. Read More »

AGL MAINTAINS FRACKING IS SAFE AND GOING TO PLAN

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Energy giant AGL has almost finished the controversial fracking process at its Gloucester coal seam gas project. During a site tour for media today, the company maintained work is being carried out safely, and is going to plan. Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: BLISTERING HOT

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An absolute scorcher across the region today and it is going to get hotter for northern New South Wales and south east Queensland tomorrow. Today we witnessed some incredible extremes. At 2:30pm Williamtown registered 39 degrees, while Nobbys Head was just 24 thanks to the seabreeze which didn’t push very far inland. Tomorrow the low 40s are expected across the the North West Plains with a top of 43 forecast for Moree. The cool change will fight with the hot air, driving back up the Valley through the day with high cloud increasing. Across northern New South Wales it will be hotter than today until the cooler air moves through during Sunday. Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: NOVEMBER HEATWAVE

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Extremely hot desert air is on its way, pushing the mercury towards the 40s across the North West Plains to the Hunter. The MNC will also feel the heat, along with the inland areas of the Northern Rivers. Sea breezes will help fan the coastal communities. Friday night will be very hot before a slow moving change moves in across the Hunter on Saturday triggering some wet weather, but the fall will generally be quite small. Further north, Saturday will be the hottest day for north east New South Wales. South east Queensland will feel the heat all weekend. Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: HEAT CREEPING BACK IN

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PHOTO: Thanks to Dee Hartin for this snap of Casino on the north coast. The coast and valleys on the eastern side of the divide have enjoyed a cool reprieve ahead of a very hot end to the week. There has been no break from the heat across the North West plains. The extremely hot air from central Australia will starting creeping further eastward from tomorrow, moving back in across the North West and Upper Hunter. Friday will be extremely hot before a cooler change delivers some rain late Saturday. Further north, the hottest day will be on the Saturday, waiting until the change pushes through on the Sunday. Read More »

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