Quad bike safety rebates doubled

The NSW Government has doubled the value of rebates available to farmers for quad bike safety measures, Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Matt Kean announced. The government’s Quad Bike...

Light rail project bites hard on business

A wander through the streets of Inner Newcastle a week or so back brought home the dire consequences of the light rail project on the business operators in the...

Reports of a boat explosion on Lake Macquarie

A man has been injured after a boat fire on Lake Macquarie this afternoon. About 1.10pm today (Saturday, June 23), police were called to a yacht club on Ada Street,...

Bank interest rates hike?

Australia's largest banks may be forced to impose "out of cycle" mortgage rate hikes as global interest rates push higher. There is speculation they cannot afford the political fallout of...

Image of car vital to Police investigations

Image of a Holden Commodore sedan could be the key to investigations into the sexual assault of a man at The Entrance in late February this year. Police say that...

Power of the people

Thousands of signatures on petitions and non-stop campaigning by passionate local politicians has finally convinced the State Government to reconsider the new bus timetables introduced in January this year. Constant...

Charges laid over malicious damage and break in

An 18-year-old man faced Wyong Local Court yesterday (Sunday, July 15) charged over the malicious damage of a vehicle and the break-in of a home on the Central Coast...

End2End Festival gets funding boost

The Hunter Valley wine region’s newest annual event, the End2End Festival, has been given a huge funding boost from the coffers of the NSW Government. Member of the Legislative Council,...

Police pursuit, man charged – Cardiff

A man will appear in court today after a police pursuit in Cardiff yesterday. Shortly before 11pm (Thursday 26 July 2018) officers from Lake Macquarie Police District were patrolling in...

Driest and hottest July in 16 years

Australia has been hit with its driest month since 2002, during the Millennium Drought, along with experiencing the second hottest July on record (for mean maximum temperatures), according to...
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