Two charged following assault and kidnap at Mayfield West

Police have charged two people after they allegedly assaulted and kidnapped a man in Mayfield West. About 12.10pm yesterday (Saturday 30 May 2015), a 35-year-old man went to the home of a 27-year-old man and 30-year-old woman in Miller Street. While at the home the older man was verbally and physically

Malicious damage house fire at Nowra

Police have charged a woman following a house fire in Nowra this morning (Sunday 31 May 2015). About 3am, emergency services were called to Quickmatch Street after reports of a house engulfed in flames. Fire & Rescue NSW were able to extinguish the fire. Police have been told; a 59-year-old woman was

Great Lakes Parks Become Solar Powered

Great Lakes Council has been busy making two of their parks 'greener' than ever, with the installation of environmentally friendly solar lighting. Council has recently replaced the park lighting at Oxley Park in Tuncurry and Providence Park in Hawks Nest with new solar powered units. This lighting retrofit is part of a

Tea Gardens Public School, Opening of Parliament

The Twenty Sixth opening of Parliament was held on Wednesday 20 May at Tea Gardens Public School with Local State member Kate Washington and Deputy Mayor Councillor Len Roberts in attendance to oversee the ceremony. Attended by the whole student body and parents and friends the day was a further success in

Tea Gardens houseboat recovered

Most Tea Gardens residents and visitors would have seen the top of the sunken houseboat which was moored west of the Singing Bridge as a result of the recent storm event. After being contacted by the owner’s insurance company, Paul Bendy of Myall Moorings undertook the salvage although it was not in

Galuwa at Tea Gardens Bush Camp

Aussie Bush Camp at Tea Gardens hosted a group of high achieving Indigenous students from the Hunter Region this week to provide them with life skills to further their excellence in their study and goals. Galuwa is a Sydney area Aboriginal language word meaning “to climb”: now in its sixth year, Galuwa