Local News

TAFE Scone facilities stage for Darley Internship

Global thoroughbred breeding operation, Darley, has selected Hunter TAFE’s Scone Campus institute to deliver a training program for its’ four Australian-based 2015 Dubai International Thoroughbred Internship program (DITI).In its fourth...

4TH CONFIRMED CASE OF MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE

A woman from Hunter New England is in a serious condition in a Sydney hospital with a confirmed case of meningococcal disease. This is the fourth case of meningococcal disease...

COUNTDOWN IS ON FOR CHARITY RUGBY LEAGUE DAY

The countdown is well a truly on with less than three weeks until the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service’s – Singleton Support Group hosts this year’s A-Plus Contracting Hunter Valley Mining...

Police investigate assault – Cessnock

Police are investigating the alleged assault of a man in a supermarket at Cessnock at the weekend. It was about 11am Saturday (19 September 2015), a 49-year-old employee was approached by...

Hunter youth receive Youth Off The Streets scholarships

Youth Off The Streets National Scholarship Program awards 22 scholarships to disadvantaged young people, 5 Hunter Valley recipients On Sunday 20 September, Youth Off The Streets celebrated 22 young recipients of...

Mining industry welcomes new minister

The NSW Minerals Council congratulates Josh Frydenberg on his appointment as the new federal Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia.“The outgoing Minister Ian Macfarlane deserves the highest possible accolades...

Police threatened with a tomahawk – Sandgate

A man has been charged after threatening police with a tomahawk in Sandgate last night (Saturday 19 September 2015). About 9pm, a 32-year-old man was at a house on Maitland Road,...