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ALL THE FAIRE’S A STAGE AT BROADBEACH RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL

The good old days hit the Gold Coast this weekend – as the Renaissance Faire rolled into town.   Read More »

TURBULENT RIDE FOR HUNTER FOOTBALL FANS

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Unfortunately for Hunter football fans, the current situation at the Jets is nothing new. Despite the region’s proud and passionate history in the game, its national teams have endured a turbulent ride. Read More »

NEWCASTLE’S RAIL HISTORY UNCOVERED

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A piece of Newcastle’s rail history has been uncovered during works on the Bathers Way upgrade at Nobbys Beach. Contractors discovered a section of old railway line yesterday, which dates back to the 1890s. The old line was used to transport materials during the construction of the Nobbys breakwater and what was formerly known as Macquarie Pier. Newcastle City Council has employed an archaeologist to photograph and sketch the line, before it’s removed for safety reasons. We’ll bring you more details and pictures in tonight’s NBN News at 6. Read More »

SUNS BREAK ETIHAD HOODOO

History for the Gold Coast Suns this afternoon – their first ever victory at Etihad Stadium. The Suns beat the fatigued North Melbourne in every quarter, with Tommy Lynch a standout for the visitors. The final score, 120 to 77. Read More »

MUDGEERABA HOSTS HERITAGE DAY

Mudgeeraba was a must for history lovers today, as it held its Heritage Open Day. Hundreds filled the streets, with many people checking out some World War Two jeeps… while others took a fancy to some classic cars. “It’s all about opening up the museums here that we have in Mudgeeraba ..We have two fantastic museums ..as well as showcasing the history and heritage of the entire area…from the pioneer days right through to the present.” Read More »

MOVIEWORLD AUCTION SELLS OFF MOVIE BUFFS’ MUST-HAVES

Theme park Movieworld will hold an auction this weekend that is set to be a showstopper for movie buffs. Up for grabs, a must-have giant turtle, as well as a hospital bed, featured in Fright Night – and yes, the blood-stained sheets are included. There will also be memorabilia from the hit eighties TV series Dallas. Certainly not your average auction. Movieworld’s Michael Croaker said, “Spanning almost 20 years of history at Movie world and then 40 years of history with sea world so there’s an item here for everybody.” Read More »

DESIGNERS EXPLORE TWEED MUSEUM

The Tweed Regional Museum’s $3-million upgrade is on track to finish mid-year. This morning, the museum’s designers were on site, inspecting the progress of construction, and going over what will soon be on show inside. Read More »

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