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Local sporting groups enlisted to tackle "Ice" epidemic

The Federal Coalition Government will enlist local sports clubs and empower local communities to tackle the use of crystal methamphetamine or “ice”, Minister responsible for drug and alcohol policy Fiona...

Police seek information on home robbery

Police are appealing for information after a home was nroken into in Singleton Heights. Sometime between 9:15pm on Monday (30th November) and 8am the following morning theives gained entry to a...

Keep your pet out of the pound this festive season

Singleton pet owners are urged to prevent impoundment fees and precious time away from their furry friends this Christmas season by microchipping and lifetime registering their cats and dogs.The Singleton...

Rush calls for Upper Hunter Economic Developent fund

Mayor of Muswellbrook Martin Rush has today called for the establishment of an Upper Hunter Economic Development Corporation to identify new opportunities for business and create 1,500 new jobs in...

Hunter Valley, the best wine region in Australia

For the second year in a row, the Hunter Valley has been chosen as Australia’s best wine region in the 2015 Australian Traveller People’s Choice Awards. The Hon. George Souris, Chairman...

WimNet mentoring program returns for 2016

Following the successful launch of the WIMnet NSW Mentoring Program in 2015, the group is pleased to advise that planning for the 2016 program is currently underway. The program will...

Temprorary bridge built at Moonan Cutting

The Upper Hunter Shire Council has built a new temporary bridge to divert traffic as earth moving work takes place high above Moonan Cutting. It is stage 2 of this major...