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LENNOX WINS GRAND FINAL

In a stellar performance, Lennox Head has been crowned the best rugby union team on the Far North Coast. In front of a roaring crowd, the Trojans beat Coolangatta Tweed 23-13 in the grand final at Oakes Oval.

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VOTERS SPEAK UP

If you haven’t already voted in the council elections, it’s more than likely you’ll cop a $55 fine, with polling booths now closed. The votes are being counted to determine who’s in and who’s out.

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GROUP 4 GRAND FINAL

The stage is set for the Group Four grand final show down. The West Lions will travel to Bear Park to take on North Tamworth. The visitors hoping to deny their cross town rivals a spot in the history books.

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VOTING TIME

A record 350 candidates today contested for positions in the Hunter’s 10 local government electorates. For the first time, results will be displayed on the internet, with counting beginning at 6.30 tonight.

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TWEED ELECTION

After being run by administrators for more than three years, the Tweed Shire will again have a council. Residents took to the polls today for local government elections, after a long wait to have their say.

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CHILD CARE COSTS TO SKYROCKET

Child care costs in Newcastle could jump hundreds of dollars a year, if a plan by council officers goes ahead. Newcastle City Council has proposed doing away with peppercorn rents, where various centres pay just $1 per year, and replacing it with a much heftier fee structure.

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BLUE LIES ON THE BIG SCREEN

An independent film maker from Newcastle is living proof that you shouldn’t give up on your dreams. After struggling to find a backer for his script, Gerald Lawson went it alone, and is premiering his new feature film tonight. The film, called “Blue Lies” is being screened at the Newcastle Theatre Company, 90 de Vitre Street, Lambton, until Saturday 11 October. Bookings 49 52 49 58, sessions 8pm.

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