• EVENING UPDATE

    EVENING UPDATE

    Knights skipper Kurt Gidley has ended speculation about his future, announcing he’ll head to England ... Read More »

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AUSSIES BEAT KIWIS IN TOUCH WORLD CUP GAME

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Australia defeated New Zealand in today’s men’s open clash at the Touch Football World Cup in Coffs Harbour. Showing the form that’s made them the reigning champions, the Aussies scored six tries to the Kiwis two. Read More »

OLD BAR BOOTY HELPS OUT NEPAL APPEAL

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The Old Bar Bootcamp crew exercised in the elements today, with the rain proving no deterrent. The session was all for a good cause – funds donated by participants went directly to assist those affected by the Nepal earthquake. Read More »

NEW LIBRARY FINALLY ON THE WAY IN FORSTER

Book lovers in Forster will have a new space to call home after Council announced it will fund a library redevelopment. The new facility will be almost double the current size, forming part of the town’s civic precinct. Read More »

WINE COUNTRY ‘OPEN FOR BUSINESS’ AFTER SUPER STORM

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The wild weather has taken its toll on vineyards in the Hunter Valley. Wineries say some visitors have cancelled their holidays thinking the tourist destination is still storm-affected, when in fact it’s business as usual. Read More »

3PM NEWS UPDATE

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Five people have been killed as widespread flooding hits South-East Queensland – while parts of northern New South Wales, also go under. Rolf Harris faces the possibility of more charges, as prosecutors examine fresh evidence. And riots turn to celebrations as six police officers are charged over the death of a black man in custody in the US city of Baltimore.   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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