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    EVENING UPDATE

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MAN CHARGED OVER GLASSING IN EAST GOSFORD

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Meanwhile, police have charged a 27 year old man with reckless wounding after he allegedly glassed another man in East Gosford yesterday afternoon. Police say the accused was walking along Victoria Street at about 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon, after leaving the Elanora Hotel. Following a brief argument, it’s alleged he struck a 25-year-old man with a glass, causing a deep laceration to his forehead. The victim has since been released from Gosford Hospital. The man was granted conditional bail to appear in Gosford court on May 12. Read More »

STORM AFTERMATH: CREWS CONTINUE THE CLEAN UP

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The storm clean-up continues across the Hunter, with council workers across the Hunter to be kept busy for months to come. The SES has attended more than 8,000 jobs across the region – just 390 remain. At Rankin Park over the weekend, a team of workers and two cranes removed an enormous tree which had destroyed a recently-renovated house. Owners Brett and Maxine Walker have finally been able to retrieve some precious possessions. Read More »

SURFER FIGHTS OFF SHARK ATTACK

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Surfers haven’t been afraid to hit the water at the Mid North Coast beach where just yesterday a man fought off a shark. The 47-year-old managed to paddle himself to shore at Saltwater Beach, near Taree, before emergency services arrived. Read More »

DONORS NEEDED: NEW BLOOD BANK OPENS AT BROADMEADOW

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Newcastle’s new $2-million blood donor centre has opened its doors at Broadmeadow. Now with more beds than its old CBD base, the Red Cross Blood Service is looking for an extra 3,000 collections in the first year, including much-needed plasma. Read More »

VISITORS WARNED OFF TWEED BEACHES AS LIFEGUARDS LET GO

With four drownings in five years, the Tweed Coast’s surf rescue record is one of the best in the state. But there’s growing concern for swimmers. 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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