Multiple Cars Ablaze at Muswellbrook Hospital

Early this morning at 1:25am, Fire and Rescue NSW Station 392 Muswellbrook responded to a report of a car fire behind Muswellbrook Hospital. Upon arrival, crews found eight cars engulfed in flames. The incident was quickly upgraded, calling in additional resources, including Pumper 208, Tanker 208, Edinglassie Rural Fire Brigade, and Hunter Valley Police District. […]

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Donations Stolen from Local Hardware Store

Donations Stolen from Local Hardware Store Blacksmith Home Wares and Timber have posted an image on Facebook of a man they believe stole a donation box intended for the local coastal patrol. The suspect, whose appearance has led to comparisons with rapper Snoop Dogg, has been humorously dubbed “Shite Dog.” Anyone with information regarding the […]

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Police Seek Public Assistance in Identifying Suspect in Raymond Terrace Theft Cases

Police are requesting help from the public to identify a male who may assist with inquiries regarding several thefts in Raymond Terrace from January to May 2024. Authorities urge anyone who recognizes the individual in the provided images to contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000 or visit Crime Stoppers NSW. All information will be […]

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Cessnock Council to Vote on $500,000 Tender to Fix Cooper Street Upgrade

Cessnock Council is set to vote on a new $500,000 proposal aimed at addressing the issues of the original $1.9 million Cooper Street upgrade. The revised plan proposes converting the section of Cooper Street between Vincent Street and Charlton Street into a one-way street, accessible only from Vincent Street. This change also includes the addition […]

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New Flood Warning and Road Closure Signs Installed

The Cessnock LGA has enhanced its flood safety measures with new permanent flood warning and road closure infrastructure at key flood-risk areas. Eleven advanced flashing warning signs and road closure chains have been installed at: These solar-powered signs can be activated remotely and alert drivers to flooding and road closures before they reach dangerous areas, […]

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Appeal for Information: Stealing Incident in Charlestown

News Update Lake Macquarie Police District is seeking public assistance regarding a stealing incident in Charlestown on 6th June 2024. The male shown in the attached photograph may be able to assist with inquiries. Anyone with information that could help identify him is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000, quoting police report […]

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Single Vehicle Roll Over on Newcastle Link Road

Around 8:00 PM on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, Wallsend Fire and Rescue were called to a single-vehicle crash on Newcastle Link Road in Wallsend. Upon arrival, crews found a white Toyota hatchback overturned on the side of the road, surrounded by debris. Firefighters secured the area while the male driver received treatment from NSW Ambulance […]

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Opinion: NSW State Government Loses Control of Hunter Rail Corridor Amidst Protester Chaos

Opinion: NSW State Government Loses Control of Hunter Rail Corridor Amidst Protester Chaos The NSW State Government has lost control of the Hunter Rail Corridor, with yet another teen arrested today for obstructing the rail line. For more than three weeks, protesters have been disrupting the corridor, risking their lives recklessly in the name of […]

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A local Hunter man has won over $6 million in Keno

A local Hunter man has won over $6 million in Keno but insists he won’t be quitting his day job. The winning ticket was purchased at East Maitland Bowling Club. The winner described the moment an official confirmed his win as “unbelievable.” While this win is life-changing, experts remind everyone to gamble responsibly. Here are […]

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Lucky Escape After Head On Crash in the Hunter

News Update: Head-On Crash on Segenhoe Road This afternoon at 3:28 pm, emergency services responded to a motor vehicle accident (MVA) involving persons trapped on Segenhoe Road. Pumper 208, along with the NSW Police Force, NSW Ambulance, and NSW Rural Fire Service – Hunter Valley, arrived at the scene to find a head-on collision between […]

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A hazmat incident is currently unfolding at Tyrrell’s Wines on Broke Road, Pokolbin.

A hazmat incident is currently unfolding at Tyrrell’s Wines on Broke Road, Pokolbin. Multiple emergency service crews have been dispatched to the scene. The nature and extent of the incident remained unknown initially, but it has now been confirmed that 100 litres of diesel have been spilled from truck Residents and nearby businesses are advised […]

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Emergency Services Responding to Accident on Hunter Expressway

Emergency services are currently responding to a motor vehicle accident (MVA) on the Hunter Expressway near Buchanan Road. Initial reports indicate that a person is trapped, but there are no reports of injuries at this time. Stay tuned for further updates. Location: Hunter Expressway, Buchanan Road, Buchanan, Cessnock Council (NSW), 2323.

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Lake Macquarie Police District is seeking to identify two females

Appeal for Information Lake Macquarie Police District is seeking to identify two females shown in CCTV footage from a shopping centre in Charlestown, NSW. The incident occurred on June 24, 2024, at approximately 4:20 PM. Police believe these individuals can assist with ongoing enquiries. Anyone with information that may help identify the two females is […]

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