NEWS, COMMUNITY, RECREATION, FRIENDS & FAMILY | MUSWELLBROOK, SINGLETON & SURROUNDS

July 12, 2024 8:00 AM

Plenty of Entertainment at Muscle in the Brook

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With time on his hands after an accident and subsequent ride in the Westpac Rescue Helicopter, Muswellbrooks Allan Nightingale is weeks away from seeing a dream become reality. Muscle in the Brook will be a car and bike show with something for everyone – including a mullet competition. “This will be our inaugural event and […]

Freeman Family Find the Perfect First Home

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BY MEREDITH BLAIR

Thirty-three years ago, Tony and Ardell Freeman bought their first house in Birralee Street, Muswellbrook for $60,000 when interest rates were at 17.5 per cent.

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.

Merriwa Gallery Showcases Diverse Talent

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BY JEM ANSHAW

It started as a pop-up photography exhibition during the Festival of the Fleeces, but since opening in July the Merriwa Gallery has been a popular addition to the town.

When a School Becomes a Home

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BY JEM ANSHAW

When work brought Peter and Kay Stone to the Upper Hunter 15 years ago they set about finding a home.

Flowers are Blooming for Say it With Flowers

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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.

Your house is never finished

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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.

Country Food with Taste

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BY JASON BATES

Pokolbin is an amazing place to visit, with the various wineries, restaurants and of course the Hunter Valley Gardens. And at the entrance to the gardens is the Hunter Valley Gardens Shopping Village.