Local News

Second man charged with Carly McBride murder

Detectives attached to the Hunter Valley Local Area Command have charged a second man with the murder of Lake Macquarie mother-of-two, Carly McBride. 31-year-old Ms McBride, of Belmont, disappeared during a...

UPPER HUNTER ELECTORATE TO BENEFIT FROM NSW BUDGET

Michael Johnsen MP, Member for Upper Hunter said the Budget will continue record levels of investment in infrastructure like hospitals, schools, roads and public transport, laying the foundations for communities...

FUNDING CONTINUES FOR NEW MURRURUNDI FIRE STATION

Michael Johnsen MP, Member for Upper Hunter announced that the NSW Government’s 2017-18 Budget includes a further $250,000 to complete construction of the new Murrurundi Fire Station. The additional funding in...

Charges laid over armed robbery

A man has been arrested and charged after an armed robbery in the Hunter region on Monday. About 10.30pm (Monday 19 June 2017), a stolen vehicle stopped on Armidale Street, Abermain,...

Pedestrian dies after hit by car

A woman has died after being struck by a car in the Hunter Valley last night. Just after 6pm (Tuesday 20 June 2017), emergency services were called to Dalton Avenue at...

Police seek armed robbery information

Police are appealing for information after an armed robbery in the Central Hunter overnight. About 10.30pm (Monday 19 June 2017), a Nissan Pulsar stopped on Armidale Street, Abermain, and two men...

Hunter Valley local news 20th June 2017

In this bulletin; Man charged with speeding and mid-range drink driving in Merriwa Hunter pensioners to receive one-off electircity payment Employers warned to look after workers Scone Brumbies go down to Walcha Rams in...

ONE-OFF ENERGY PAYMENT FOR HUNTER PENSIONERS

Close to 33.000 people in the Hunter electorate will benefit from the one-off energy payment of up to $75 to help with energy costs. The Nationals Duty Senator for Hunter John...

New canteen coming to Scone saleyards

Upper Hunter Shire Council has installed a new temporary commercial kitchen and dining area at the Scone Regional Livestock Selling Centre, which will open today (Monday 19 June 2017). The old canteen was damaged...

Man charged with Carly McBride's murder

Hunter Valley detectives have charged a Central Coast man with the murder of mother-of-two, Carly McBride. The remains of the 31-year-old Belmont woman were discovered in bushland near a road at...