Police appeal over alleged ‘upskirting’ incident at Taree

Police have released an image of a man who may be able to assist with inquiries into reports of alleged ‘upskirting’ incidents in Taree since last month. Police from Manning Great lakes Local Area Command received reports that a man had been allegedly filming up women’s skirts at a shopping centre

Man charged following robbery at Taree

A man has been charged following a robbery of a service station at Taree last weekend. Police from Manning Great Lakes Local Area Command were called to the business on Victoria Street about 9.55pm(Sunday 26 April 2015), responding to reports of a robbery. On arrival, police were told a man had allegedly threatened

Woman dies after alleged domestic assault at Quakers Hill

A woman injured in an apparent domestic assault at Quakers Hill has died in hospital overnight. Police will allege an argument occurred between a 46-year-old man and a 51-year-old woman, who are in a domestic relationship, during the early hours of Monday 27 April 2015, at their home on Hillcrest Road,

Two arrested, clandestine drug laboratory shut down at Cowra

Police have arrested two men and shut down a clandestine drug laboratory where methylamphetamine (‘ice’) was being produced in the state’s central west. The Drug Squad and Canobolas Local Area Command have been conducting investigations into the manufacture and supply of ‘ice’ in the local area. Last night (Tuesday 28 April 2015),

Bluegrass Music on again at Karuah

The  Karuah Bluegrass Music Festival is in its seventh year on the 1st weekend in May at the beautiful Longworth Park. FRIDAY 1 May will kick off the beginning of the 7th Annual Lost Highway Karuah Bluegrass Festival with an open mic section for people arriving early at 1pm at Karuah BP

Great Lakes Arts Awards are open for nominations

Nominations are open for the Great Lakes Arts Awards, which are run every second year. The Awards have undergone a revamp from previous events including a name change and a reduction in the number of categories from seven to five. Nominations are invited under five categories, namely: Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Literary Arts,

New rules for Holiday housing and rentals in Great Lakes

Great Lakes Council is proposing new rules to regulate rentals of holiday houses in the Great Lakes. Under the proposal, houses with five bedrooms or more being used for holiday accommodation will need Council approval. The proposal has come about to ensure compliance with NSW legislation regarding holiday house rentals and to prevent