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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...

Police investigate house fire

Police are investigating a house fire at Thornton in the Central Hunter this morning. Emergency services were called to Singleton Avenue about 2.50am (Saturday 8 July 2017) where they found a...

Confirmed case of menigococcal disease

A male adult is in a stable condition in a Hunter hospital with confirmed meningococcal disease. This is the fourth case of meningococcal disease from the Hunter New England region...

man charged with armed robbery

A man has been charged after an attempted armed robbery in the Hunter region on Wednesday. About 8.30pm (Wednesday 5 July 2017), a man entered a service station on High Street,...

Hunter Valley local news 6th June 2017

In this bulletin; Johnsen says no plans for jail expansion Man charged with attempted murder Hunter volunteers on par with State average Cade Boney racks up 100 games 

Police investigate armed robbery

Police are appealing for public information after an attempted armed robbery in the Hunter Valley region yesterday. About 8.30pm (Wednesday 5 July 2017), an unknown man entered a service station on...