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    EVENING UPDATE

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EVENING UPDATE

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Knights skipper Kurt Gidley has ended speculation about his future, announcing he’ll head to England at the end of the season for a one year deal in the Super League.   Treasurer Joe Hockey is urging Australians to invest, after the Reserve Bank cut interest rates to a new low.   An elderly couple is in hospital with minor burns, after fire destroyed their home in Tamworth overnight.   And the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have ended speculation, revealing the name of their princess – Charlotte, Elizabeth, Diana.   Read More »

CHINA FLYING DIRECT TO GOLD COAST

Jetstar flights direct from China to Coolangatta have been described as a “game changer” for the Coast. The landmark deal- the biggest tourism announcement in years- is likely to bring tens of thousands of extra visitors each year.   Read More »

BROADBEACH BRAWL POLICE ACCUSED OF HEAVY-HANDEDNESS

A Southport court has heard, Police may have been a little heavy-handed during the infamous Broadbeach bikie brawl. The defence suggested, officers were extremely aggressive. But staff at the restaurant say, patrons were running and screaming as the fight broke out.   Read More »

COMMUNITY OF TORRYBURN STILL ISOLATED AFTER STORM

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It could be another three weeks before residents of Torryburn, near Gresford, are given a way out, after floodwater swept away the village’s only bridge. While a little ingenuity has allowed fresh supplies to be delivered, many locals feel they’ve been forgotten. Read More »

PLANS PROGRESS AT NJC TRACK

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The recent wet weather in the Hunter forced plenty of sporting cancellations – but racing has continued at beautiful Broadmeadow. The once-maligned NJC track has received plenty of praise for holding up, but plans to replace it in spring will go ahead. Read More »

  • WEATHER: SUN, SUN AND MORE SUN

    WEATHER: SUN, SUN AND MORE SUN

    We are in for a beaming week of sunshine. Today has been very warm and it will be even warmer in northern New South Wales and south east Queensland tomorrow. As we move through the week, the only difference will be a drop in temperature. Cool to cold, dry south westerly winds will be with us for some time including this weekend as the sunshine rolls on. Some very nice surfing conditions are on the way as well. Read More »
  • BEHIND THE SCENES WITH A NEWSPAPER CARTOONIST

    BEHIND THE SCENES WITH A NEWSPAPER CARTOONIST

    They hold a mirror to the world… reflecting society’s triumphs, troubles and challenges. The role of the newspaper cartoonist is as relevant as ever and NBN news explores the razor-sharp social commentary of one the finest – veteran Newcastle Herald cartoonist Peter Lewis. Read More »
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