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Child approached in Muswellbrook

Police are appealing for information after a young girl was approached in Muswellbrook yesterday. A seven-year-old girl was walking home from school on Scott Street about 3.45pm (Tuesday 28 February 2017),...

Jump in carbon pollution from NSW power stations

National Greenhouse data released today shows an unacceptable 7% spike in emissions from the state’s five coal-fired power stations in the 12 months to June 30 last year. National Greenhouse...

Mining still propping up economy despite downturn

The NSW Minerals Council’s latest Expenditure Survey has found that the 23 participating mining companies directly injected $10.8 billion into the NSW economy in 2015/16, highlighting mining’s massive ongoing contribution...

Hunter Valley local news 28th February 2017

In this bulletin; Police appeal for assistance to locate missing man Regional roads the focus of road safety awareness week P-Plater charged with drink driving L-Plater clocked doing 112 in 100 zone with P-Plater...

FLYING FOX COMMITTEE REPORTS TO PARLIAMENT

The Parliamentary Committee inquiring into the impact of flying foxes on urban communities tabled its report in the Federal Parliament today. The inquiry was initiated last year by Federal Member for...

Man wanted on an outstanding warrant

Police are appealing for information into the whereabouts of a man wanted on an outstanding warrant. Glen Wayne Dawson, 38, is wanted by virtue of revocation of parole warrant. Mr Dawson is...