Westbrook Home Absorbs Times of the Past

BY DI SNEDDON

The home itself may be just 23 years old but when stepping onto the property, this Westbrook home has an aura of European heritage and is settled in amongst its majestic natural surroundings like it was always meant to be.

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A centenary for the Branxton RSL

BY MEREDITH BLAIR

Allen. H, Allen. J, Anderson. E.J.

These are just some of the names of the gallant soldiers from Branxton that fought in WW1, named on the Branxton Memorial Rotunda opened in June 1923.

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Flowers are Blooming for Say it With Flowers

BY DI SNEDDON

When you take in the visual beauty and extent of Sedgewood property’s cottage garden, it is hard to believe there was nothing more than a couple of trees on the property when Susan and Harry Ginns first moved in.

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Your house is never finished

BY ALEX TIGANI

When you drive through the main gates of Mark and Denise Ray’s family home in Muscle Creek, you’ll quite often hear some noise from the back shed.

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Home is Where the Heart Is

BY DI SNEDDON

Lizelle and Jacques Rossouw moved to Australia from South Africa 22 years ago, residing in Emerald and Moranbah before coming to Singleton in 2014.

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Ellisland Days are Numbered

BY DI SNEDDON

This is a Not For Sale story with a twist. The property has been sold to make way for the Singleton by-pass and for its owner, Joan Ingold, it is goodbye to a property she has been connected to since birth. 

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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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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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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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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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