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July 22, 2024 6:52 AM

Wow, it’s our 100th Edition!

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Thank you, thank you, thank you.

On June 19, 2020, we published the first edition of The Hunter River Times and today, we deliver to you our 100th edition.

GALLERY: Record Numbers Across the Region Commemorates Anzac Day

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Anzac Day is a day of solemn reflection, a time to be proud of our region, our country and our people. Record crowds across the region gathered for dawn services with numbers again growing for main marches and services. School student involvement was down but only slightly and given it was school holidays, the numbers […]

Anzac Day 2024

Kurri Kurri Cemetery Field of Honour

As crowds gathered to show their respects at Anzac Day services across the region, The Hunter River Times was on hand to capture the services. We had members of our team at Denman, Muswellbrook, Singleton, Cessnock, Aberdare, Kurri Kurri and Branxton, below are some moments we captured.

Have a Fantastic Feed at the Feddy

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By Jason Bates If you happen to be visiting the town of Branxton, then it would be worth your time to visit The Royal Federal Hotel. The Royal Federal Hotel was originally licensed in 1899 on another site. While the current building, located at 50 Maitland Street, Branxton dates back to 1927. The Royal Federal […]

A centenary for the Branxton RSL

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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.

Peree Prepares for State Election

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BY ALEX TIGANI

There were mixed emotions for Branxton’s Peree Watson when announced as Labor’s candidate for the Upper Hunter on Saturday.

Migrant memories shared at the Hall

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BY ALEX TIGANI

Helen Scott (nee Lidwinski) could not help but get emotional when opening the Greta Army and Migrant Camp Gallery Wall at the Branxton Community Hall on Monday morning.

Farmers Counting the Cost of the Flood

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BY DI SNEDDON

Roslyn Shearer still tears up when talking about watching her cattle, neck deep in flood water last month, trying to find their way to higher ground.

Let there be light

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BY ALEX TIGANI

This Saturday, Australia decides.
It is the term we hear each Federal Election and, at ground level, all eyes have been on the Hunter’s nine candidates in the lead up.