Local News

Regional schools receive funding boost

Regional NSW will have a share of a record State Government investment of $4.2 billion to upgrade and build new schools as part of the 2017-18 state budget over the...

Mining exploration certainty in Gloucester welcomed

Upper Hunter MP Michael Johnsen has welcomed the announcement by Gloucester Resources Limited that it will relinquish part of its exploration licence. Mr Johnsen said people in the community had approached...

Man arrested in relation to Carly McBride murder

Police have made a breakthrough arrest in the murder case of Lake Macquarie woman, Carly McBride. 31-year-old Ms McBride, of Belmont, disappeared on Tuesday 30 September 2014, during a visit to...

Hunter Valley local news 15th June 2017

In this bulletin: Premier and Cabinet visit Singleton Councils encouraged to apply for Fixing Country Roads funding Singleton Service Centre to be officially opened Crime Statistics stable or falling Gender equality encouraged in local workplaces

Premier and Cabinet in Singleton

Premier Gladys Berejiklian and the NSW Cabinet will visit the Upper Hunter today for a series of engagements. A major budget announcement is expected this morning ahead of a morning tea...

Council invests in new retail space

Upper Hunter Shire Council has purchased a Kelly Street property to provide public toilets, pedestrian access through to Farram Lane and an opportunity for new retail activities. The building at 133...

Crime continues to fall across NSW

All major crime categories have remained stable or continue to fall in the latest crime data released by the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research. NSW Police Commissioner, Mick Fuller APM...