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July 23, 2024 10:47 PM

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.

Alliyah Bridging Art and Heritage as Cessnock’s Young Citizen of the Year

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BY Nerrin Warr After captivating audiences with her stunning surfboard designs at Surfest 2024, rising Kamilaroi artist Alliyah Bromell is set to unveil her first mural at the Kurri Kurri Community Centre during Reconciliation Week, where she will also address an Elders Meeting in Cessnock, highlighting her commitment to cultural dialogue and enhancing community engagement. […]

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

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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.

Red Shield Defence Services Marks Homecoming

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After an eight-year absence, the Red Shield Defence Services (RSDS) marks a commemorative return to the Singleton Lone Pine Barracks – Australian School of Infantry, reigniting a partnership supporting Australian soldiers for generations. Major Kenneth (Kenny) Delamore, a spokesperson for the RSDS in Canberra, emphasised the enduring alliance and vital support provided by the RSDS […]

Motorcyclist dies, two injured following crash – Cessnock

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via NSW Police Media A motorcyclist has died and two others were injured following a crash in Cessnock on the Hunter Expressway today. Emergency services were called to a location just past Hart Road at Loxford, about 9.15am (Friday 23 February 2024), after reports three motorcyclists traveling northbound had crashed. One of the riders died […]

Mitchell Prepares for 2024 Jiangman International Futsal Cup

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Cessnock’s Mitchell Brown’s journey in Futsal is a story of passion, skill, and dedication. His love for the game began in primary school, inspired by his family and the fast-paced nature of Futsal. “I first kicked a Futsal ball when I was in the under 10s, following my older brother Mathew’s footsteps,” Mitchell reflects. Now, […]

Easing The Doctor Shortage In The Hunter

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BY MEREDITH BLAIR Many residents have likely suffered because of doctor shortages within the Hunter, however, dedicated GP, Doctor Anne Wakatama, has returned to practice in Cessnock to help relieve the shortage. Dr Wakatama has over 35 years of experience, graduating in the first medical program class from the University of Newcastle and working in […]

What’s On for Australia Day

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CESSNOCK Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony 10am to12pm at Performance Arts Culture Centre, 198 Vincent Street, Cessnock Citizenship Ceremony Announcement and presentation of City of Cessnock Australia Day Award recipients The event includes: SINGLETON Singleton’s Australia Day celebrations begin on Thursday, January 25 with Twilight event at Townhead Park featuring live music, roving performers, […]