Home with a Hospital History

BY JEM ANSHAW

Having spent years curiously passing by a house on Sowerby Street in Muswellbrook, Vicki Riddy didn’t pass the opportunity to have a look inside when it went on the market 20 years ago.

Pre-School welcomes Subpod

BY ALEX TIGANI

Singleton Heights’ Skallywags Pre-School community has welcomed a new addition to its site.

Bicentenary Big Weekend for Jerrys Plains

BY DI SNEDDON

A market day, a bush dance, mine and horse stud tours, a church service, heritage display, you name it and it is on at the Jerrys Plains bicentennial celebrations on April 29, 30 and May 1.

Singleton’s hallowed ground

BY SHANE DAVEY

Most of us have places that feel like home in our life even if we don’t live there. Pirtek Park is one such forever home away from home for Singleton Rugby League.

Excellent Way to Kick Start Your Day

BY ROS BALDWIN

‘Breakfast is the most important meal of the day’ is the mantra my mother instilled in me from a very young age, although it did take me a fair few years to really appreciate it.

Dubs By The Lake

BY JEM ANSHAW

Meredith Hamson’s parents, Neil and Kay Buchanan, purchased their first V Dub new in 1962 and it was the foundation of a love affair that has spanned three generations.

If Only These Walls Could Talk

BY DI SNEDDON

The Mechanics Institute at 74 George Street, Singleton, was built in 1866 and stands as a testament to Singleton’s European history and heritage.

Homes Present Spectacular Displays

BY JEM ANSHAW

There are few streets across the region that don’t have at least one house decked out in Christmas lights as excitement for the festive season builds.

Ewbank Finally Sheds its Scaffolding

BY DI SNEDDON

When people started saying the scaffolding was coming down last week everyone in Singleton, and those travelling through town, knew exactly what building they were talking about.

Lost, found and victorious

BY ALEX TIGANI

Singleton’s Meghann Coffey made history this month after completing the ‘Delirious W.E.S.T. (Western Endurance Scenic Trail) 200 Miler’ in Western Australia.

New Life for Merriwa Train Station

BY JEM ANSHAW

It has been 43 years since the last regular train service ran to Merriwa but much to the delight of many in the region the railway station has recently been receiving some tender loving care.

A centenary at Charlton

BY ALEX TIGANI

Third generation farmers Ian and Dawn Russell had planned to celebrate two special milestones at their historic home near Broke in 2020.

Heritage Renovation Reveals a Bygone Era

BY DI SNEDDON

It was a renovation that captured the imagination at every turn and owner Neil Smith admits he spent just as much time reminiscing over items recovered during the project as he did on the project itself.

Making a House into a Family Home

BY JEM ANSHAW

When Sophie Clark began looking to buy a house, she didn’t mind much what she looked at, as long as there wasn’t a lot to do when it settled.

Life is Like One Long Holiday on the Deck

BY DI SNEDDON

Rotary, Rugby, Red Cross, Rural Fire Service, Reedy Creek Church and volunteering with Ourcare Pty Ltd certainly keep Susanna and Graeme O’Brien busy.

Old Things Can Have New Life

BY JEM ANSHAW

When Alyssa Bestmann was moving to Muswellbrook from Newcastle at 22 years of age, she was looking at homes based on price, as we tend to do.

Collection Finds the Perfect Home

BY JEM ANSHAW

When Ray Hynes was 12 he had already become interested in collecting when he got a job with the local pharmacy in Sydney.

New Life for Denman Courthouse

BY JEM ANSHAW

While there was a time when a visit to the Courthouse wouldn’t have been a good thing, the Old Denman Courthouse is a different story all together.

Oh, the Serenity of Kulart

BY DI SNEDDON

As a journalist, life is full of questions but if there is one space on this beautiful earth of ours where there is no need for conversation, it is picturesque Mt Royal, and the home of Jenny and Allan Campbell.

Pelerin, a Home Restored With Love

BY DI SNEDDON

Christine and John Henderson looked at 150 properties before they set their eyes on the home they would eventually buy.