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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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.

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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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Home tells a historic story

BY JEM ANSHAW

While some dates and details are a bit unclear, the history of Morlan Court in Muswellbrook gives it some interesting community ties.

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A treasure on York Street

BY DI SNEDDON

A home with a humble history of strength and grace will continue its legacy of giving people a leg up for yet another generation.

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Classed up caravans

BY RACHEL FRASER AND HARRY MULHOLLAND

House or holiday home, it’s all about creating a haven to enjoy with family and friends nearest and dearest to us.

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Loving Life in Lambs Valley

BY RACHEL FRASER

Nestled into the side of a lush green hill at Lambs Valley, you’ll find James Barben and Chloe Piggford happy and relaxed in their tranquil yet hilly 100 acre hideaway.

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Show Home

BY DI SNEDDON

Northern Agricultural Association Showground in Singleton is one of them and there is plenty of reasons why it will never be for sale.

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Lorna’s love of a busy life

BY RACHEL FRASER

When it comes to standing strong in their resolve, Lorna Driscoll is an expert.  At 75-years-old, Lorna can still be found six-and-a-half days a week serving customers and pumping fuel at the place she loves and refuses to sell for love or money.

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