Local News

Peak flu season upon us

The annual flu season as arrived in the Hunter New England Health region with an increase in the reported cases of laboratory confirmed influenza in recent weeks.So far there have...

Two dead after truck crashes north of Gloucester

Two people have died after a truck crashed and caught fire 40km north of Gloucester this morning. Emergency services were called to Thunderbolts Way at Giro, after a southbound truck ran...

Pedestrian struck and killed

A man has died after being hit by a vehicle in the Hunter Valley this morning. Emergency services were called to the New England Highway, 5km south of Aberdeen, about 4.40am...

Cats and Roosters regret lost opportunities

In recent times it was rare for Singleton to return without a victory from one of their three teams however that was the case on Saturday. In the Black Diamond Plate,...

Hunter Valley local news 14th July 2017

In this bulletin; Upper Hunter to feature in travel TV program DPI warns horse owners to vaccinate for Hendra Cessnock Christian school to receive funding Devil Ark celebrates record breeding season

Devil Ark celebrates record breeding season

Not for profit conservation organisation Devil Ark, a breeding facility to avert the extinction of the endangered Tasmanian devil, is reveling in the success of another record breaking season. Four...

UPPER HUNTER SET TO STAR ON SYDNEY WEEKENDER

The Upper Hunter will be featured in a special episode on Channel Seven’s popular travel show Sydney Weekender, thanks to a NSW Government initiative to promote rural and regional NSW’s...

Hunter Valley local news 11th July 2017

In this bulletin; Glencore miners vote to continue industrial action Police investigate assault in Muswellbrook Funds available for local projects Program available online to help kids eat healthy

Cats fall short in Bateau Bay

In Black Diamond Plate action on Saturday, the Muswellbrook Cats headed to Bateau Bay with high hopes of victory over winless The Entrance Bateau Bay (TEBB). TEBB had other ideas...