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, ...

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, ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Singleton’s Big Party ~ Howe’s That!


As mining cancerously erodes St. Patrick Plains’ alluvial bounty - “the finest sheep country he (John Howe) had seen since leaving England” - ...

$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 ...

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 ...

Making Hunter Hogs Happier


Online publication to make Motorcycling the Hunter even easier. Motorcycling enthusiasts across the Hunter will ...

Upper Hunter recovery slows


In December, Upper Hunter business and household expectations for the local economy continued to decline from ...

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 ...

No Govt Voice for Hunter


NSW’s second biggest city deserves to be heard. The Hunter Joint Organisation of Councils (Hunter JO) is calling ...

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 ...

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 ...

Singleton Heritage Festival Celebrates Mechanics Institute


Historic Mechanics Institute celebrated in Singleton Public Library’s heritage festival program. The Singleton Mechanics Institute ...

ATO Reveals Top Earners


Map further below show Hunter region income mapped for year 2014-15. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO)  annual Taxation Statistics report for 2016–17 ...

Cessnock Tops Big Cities


Cessnock is number six in TripAdvisor’s top ten cities. The secret is out, Cessnock has been ...

Singleton Operational Plan Unveiled


Asset renewal remains Singleton Council’s biggest focus in draft 2019/20 Operational Plan The biggest capital investment ...

Free Singleton Region Business Portal


Council’s free online business portal to connect businesses in Singleton. Singleton businesses can connect, grow and ...

Upper Hunter Seeks Election ROI


Mayor pledges to work with re-elected Upper Hunter MP to deliver on services. Mayor of Singleton, Cr Sue Moore said the people ...

Transition Time for Hunter Starts Now


World-leaders in transition research and education will visit Newcastle next week to discuss the development of research and courses that will help the Hunter region ...

Local Muswellbrook Magistrate Appointed


The appointment of new Local Court Circuits - at Grafton in the Northern Rivers, and Muswellbrook, in the Hunter region, each with a new magistrate ...

Singleton and Muswellbrook Coal Reliance Risk


The Hunter Valley, especially Singleton and Muswellbrook localities, must diversify to prepare for weakening coal demand. A report by researchers at the ...

Singleton Loan to Complete Town Upgrade


Singleton Council commits to co-fund stage two of Town Centre upgrades Singleton Council has committed to Singleton’s Town Centre upgrade. It ...

Cessnock Libraries for kids and Sunday FIundays


Holiday Fun at the Library! The Christmas holidays are fast approaching and Cessnock City Library has a great range of fun and programs on ...

Muswellbrook Hospital Safe Staffing campaign


The people of Muswellbrook are invited to sign the petition at Marketplace Shopping Centre this Saturday or at various local venues. Petition signing ...

Country Residents say ‘No Way’ to Ambulance Scheme


Merriwa residents are drawing the line at a proposal from the Ambulance Service of NSW - to trial replacing paramedics in local ambulance districts with ...

Hunter residents escape full GFC impact ~ HVRF


The global financial crisis (GFC) caused a significant decline in economic activity across the globe but Hunter residents appear to have escaped its full impact, ...


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