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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...

NEW FIRE TRUCK HITS THE ROAD IN CESSNOCK

Fire protection and emergency response in Cessnock has received a boost with the arrival of a $310,000 fire truck. Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant said the new Mercedes Benz fire...

Council investing in revitalising streetscapes

Upper Hunter Shire Council is offering financial assistance to business owners to help revitalise streetscapes in towns across the Shire. Council is offering a grant of up to $1,000 to...

Government target deer in the Upper Hunter

The NSW Government is cracking down on wild deer in the Upper Hunter region and the Liverpool Plains region, with new deer management strategies announced as part of the NSW...

Denman volunteer ambulance unit set to ‘go live’

Emergency response resources in the Denman region are set to be enhanced with the launch of NSW Ambulance’s 57th Volunteer Ambulance Officer and Community First Responder (VCFR) unit. The Denman unit,...