Paw Protection at Birubi Beach

  NEARING the end of summer, Zoe Starr’s recent experience at Birubi beach with her beloved dog is as relevant today as it would have been at the beginning of December. Zoe Starr said, “It is only because I forgot my thongs that I was walking on the sand in bare feet,

Fatal crash near Taree

Fatal crash near Taree Tuesday, 17 January 2017 09:20:07 PM Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE A man has died following a collision between a car and motorcycle near Taree this afternoon. About 5.45pm today (Tuesday 17 January 2017), a 60-year-old man was riding a BMW motorcycle east along Blackhead Road at Hallidays Point. About

Man arrested, woman shot dead at Maitland

A man has been arrested following the shooting death of a woman at Maitland this morning. About 3.20am (Friday 7 October 2016), emergency services were called to Bella Street, Horseshoe Bend, following reports of shots fired. Police attended the scene and secured a perimeter. A 60-year-old man exited the home and was arrested


WORK has commenced on the $705,800 Taree Airport airside and lighting upgrade. Member for Myall Lakes, Stephen Bromhead, said the vital project being undertaken by MidCoast Council is underway, allowing for the airside and runway improvements. “This investment by the NSW Government will boost tourism and business investment in the area, paving


Federal Opposition LeaderBill Shorten will officially open Member for Paterson Meryl Swanson’s office on Wednesday, September 28. Ms Swanson said she was delighted Mr Shorten was available to be part of the official opening of her Paterson electorate office. “It’s a real honour, and I’m looking forward to welcoming Bill to the

HMRI Open Day fun

THE Hunter Medical Research Institute’s biggest ever Open Day will be held on Friday, 7 October. As a free school holiday event we’re expecting 3000-4000 people of all ages to attend. Highlights are a heart chamber bathed in red light and pumping with activities – children get to make edible blood, build