City Increases NGO Funding

Hunter vulnerable helped by funding stretched community sector. Thirty-one community organisations received $550,000 to provide critical services strained by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...Nothing found

Williamtown NSW’s Fifth ‘SAP’

Williamtown is the fifth NSW region to get a “Special Activation Precinct” (SAP). Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro today visited ...Nothing found

It’s Not Personal

Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel will conduct training in the Sydney region, Singleton and the Australian Capital Territory from early-May to early-June. The training ...Nothing found

Open Cut Runoff at Lemington

HV Operations to pay $400,000 after alleged water pollution from mine HV Operations Pty Ltd has entered into an Enforceable Undertaking with ...Nothing found

Emergency weed eradication project

Farmers are warned of  a Tropical Soda Apple outbreak - an extremely invasive weed. Recent inspections across the MidCoast have detected multiple ...Nothing found

Singleton Bicentennial Party This Weekend

Weekend of festivities to commemorate 200 years of Singleton history. It’s a commemoration 200 years in the making, and Mayor of Singleton Cr Sue ...Nothing found

Wesley Mission New Community Support Hub

Opening of community hub brings increased services and personalised approach to Newcastle region. Wesley Mission’s renewed premises in Newcastle will provide increased ...Nothing found

Hunter Economy Subdued ~ HRF

Hunter businesses retain optimism but households pessimistic. Businesses’ expectations for the Hunter economy for the next 12 months somewhat optimistic and steady ...Nothing found

Rain Had Little Effect on Valley River Flows

In its February 2020 water allocation statement, the NSW Government says that despite recent coastal rainfall and some inflows into the Hunter system, ...Nothing found

Water Eases in Region’s North ~ Valley Still Dry

Newcastle and Hunter. While Hunter and Valley water storage continues to decline, Barrington catchment flows have eased critical shortages in MidCoast LGA areas. ...Nothing found

New Valley Trains Depend on Demand

Minister for Regional Transport and Roads, Paul Toole, announced in October 2019 that two new direct train services would operate between Singleton and Newcastle seven ...Nothing found

Aspect Hunter School now in Muswellbrook

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) will open a new ‘satellite’ class in 2020 for the Upper Hunter region. A ‘satellite’ class is an autism-specific class ...Nothing found

Singleton 2020 Bicentennial

Back to Singleton 2020 ~ a year of bicentennial commemorations. A whole-of-community commemoration is planned for Singleton’s bicentennial next year, with a year-long ...Nothing found

Solastalgia in the Hunter Valley

By Glenn Albrecht Former UoN Associate Professor of Environmental Studies. This article appeared in 2012. The Hunter Valley environs have severely deteriorated since. The ...Nothing found

Singleton Submission to Jobs Committee

Singleton to represent regional voices at federal jobs inquiry. Mayor of Singleton, Cr Sue Moore will call for leadership on post-mining land use, ...Nothing found

Additional Trains on Hunter Line

Two new trains on track for Hunter line. Hunter commuters will have more choice with two new direct trains from Singleton to Newcastle, ...Nothing found

Scone Literary Festival to New Level

Scone honours Patrick White: Australia’s only Nobel Laureate for Literature Award winning Melbourne-based author, Christos Tsiolkas will present the Patrick White Oration, a new ...Nothing found

Valley Towns Feeling the Dry

Valley summer water restrictions apply from October.    As Glennies Creek Dam levels continue to fall, Singleton Council asks consumers to use water sparingly, ...Nothing found

Lake Glenbawn Community Feedback Day

Lake Glenbawn Community Feedback Day for Proposed Recreation Hub Reflections (a not-for-profit group) is holding a Community Feedback Day ...Nothing found

Donations Fund Repairs to Sedgefield Cemetery

Community spirit will help fund repairs to grave headstones vandalised at Sedgefield Cemetery. When the Mayor of Singleton opened a ...Nothing found

Confidence in Upper Hunter Economy Softens

Confidence in the regional economy fell in the wake of declining performance in Upper Hunter businesses in the first half of 2019 - according to ...Nothing found

$340m out ~ $0 back

Deputy Premier pledges Resources for Regions overhaul after Singleton misses out The Mayor of Singleton, Cr Sue Moore, has vowed to hold ...Nothing found

Been Flooded in Singleton? Tell Council.About It

If you’ve experienced a flood on your property or are active in reducing the risks of a potential flood at your ...Nothing found

Making Hunter Hogs Happier

Online publication to make Motorcycling the Hunter even easier. Motorcycling enthusiasts across the Hunter will ...Nothing found

Upper Hunter recovery slows

In December, Upper Hunter business and household expectations for the local economy continued to decline from ...Nothing found

Silo Art Reaches the Hunter

Merriwa joins the silo art club. Artists are painting a mural on Merriwa’s disused GrainCorp silo that locals hope will put their ...Nothing found

No Govt Voice for Hunter

NSW’s second biggest city deserves to be heard. The Hunter Joint Organisation of Councils (Hunter JO) is calling ...Nothing found

Future of Coal

Coal exports and the future a key focus of Upper Hunter breakfast. Global energy trends and what they mean for the future of coal ...Nothing found

Artwork ready for the Merriwa silos

Upper Hunter Shire Council begins a large scale public artwork in April, on the GrainCorp silo facilities in Merriwa. This will be ...Nothing found

Singleton Heritage Festival Celebrates Mechanics Institute

Historic Mechanics Institute celebrated in Singleton Public Library’s heritage festival program. The Singleton Mechanics Institute ...Nothing found

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