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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Carisbrook House Enjoys New Love

BY DI SNEDDON

Jackie and Kerry Greenall moved into Singleton’s Carisbrook House in February last year and anyone driving past the home in William Street, Singleton, can’t help but notice the changes taking place.

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