Newcastle Herald
Friday, 1 March 2024
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A woman and a young boy have luckily escaped injury.
Simon McCarthy
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John Mclain's daughter has one message for riders - slow down.
Madeline Link
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Swansea resident John Mclain in hospital (left) after the incident and doing what he loves most (right). Pictures supplied
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'That's the killer, no one will tell us if anyone is in there.'
Sage Swinton Madeline Link
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Updates on breaking news, traffic and everything across the Hunter.
Newsroom
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Clouds roll in over Newcastle. Picture by Anna Falkenmire
These six homes are ripe for renovation.
Jade Lazarevic
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28 Platt Street, Waratah is on the market with a guide of $600,000 with LaneCampos Property. Picture supplied
The 70-year-old mourned by hundreds in the Qld community.
Anna Houlahan
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Vyleen White, 70, was allegedly murdered and her car stolen from a supermarket carpark in Queensland. Picture supplied
Scholz known for lavish social media posts.
Anna Houlahan
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Tyson Robert Scholz, the ASX Wolf, on a private jet in France. Picture instagram/Tysonscholz_infinitytrading
The comments came amid a heated discussion about the quarterly budget
Sage Swinton • 14m ago
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Robin Zander reflects on Cheap Trick's first Australian tour.
Josh Leeson • 14m ago
From left, Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson and Daxx Nielsen. Picture by Jeremy Harris
American Fiction takes a stabbing look at race literature.
Jess Layt • 14m ago
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Sterling K Brown, Jeffrey Wright and Erika Alexander in American Fiction. Picture by Prime Video
Australian Daniel Ricciardo has led the way in Formula One's first practice session of the new season in Bahrain.
Newcastle racing, pacing and greyhounds wrap for Friday.
Craig Kerry
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An artist's impression of the approved NJC stables project plan from an overhead, trackside view. On the right is Chatham Street and top left is Darling Street. Picture supplied
The 19-year-old has signed with the Jets for the next two years.
Craig Kerry
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It suffered "significant damage" and repairs had to be made.
Lisa Rockman
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Chef Nicholas Lopez at MEET Restaurant. Picture by Marina Neil
Natasha Maclaren-Jones says he would make a 'fantastic' mayor.
Michael Parris
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Natasha Maclaren-Jones, Ellie Goon and Katarina and Thomas Triebsees with Soul Hub general manager Matt Ortiger on Thursday. Picture by Jonathan Carroll
A 30-year-old woman was taken to a Newcastle hospital.
Anna Falkenmire
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One woman was taken to hospital and another man was arrested after a crash on February 29. File picture
Good News
50yo man returns to Mount Penang decades after time in juvie.
Damon Cronshaw
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The OAM recipient and Knights life member has passed away.
Max McKinney
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Leigh Maughan, pictured in 2022, has died. Picture by Marina Neil
Two-under 69 after the opening round at Millbrook Golf Resort.
Josh Callinan
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A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for the Hunter.
Alanna Tomazin
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Fires break out in parts of the Hunter as temperatures climb
Swimmers escaped the heat in Newcastle waters.
Jessica Belzycki
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With the mercury set to push the 40 degree mark, there were plenty of beachgoers and fitness enthusiasts out and about at dawn on Thursday morning in a bid to beat the forecast heat. Picture Peter Lorimer
Upper Hunter Hydro to conduct feasibility study into pumped hydro opportunity
Matthew Kelly
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The Energy Minister has tried to placate wind farm opponents.
Michael Parris
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The councillor attended the 'reckless renewables rally' in Canberra.
Sage Swinton
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Newcastle Liberal councillor Callum Pull with MP Barnaby Joyce at the Canberra 'reckless renewables rally'. Picture supplied
The value of the Port of Newcastle's trade dropped substantially last year.
Matthew Kelly
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Port of Newcastle chief executive Craig Carmody. Picture by Marina Neil.
The toys were sold at more than 300 stores nationwide.
Ayden Dawkins
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The bakery also holds the title of the nation's best vanilla slice.
Anna McGuinness
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Australia's best hot cross buns are made by regional Victorian bakery, North End Bakehouse Shepparton. Pictures via Facebook/North End Bakehouse Shepparton
'Beautiful, gentle, cheeky, charismatic' men mourned.
Anna Houlahan
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Luke Davies (left) and Jesse Baird (right) mourned after their alleged murders on February 19. Picture Instagram/JesseBairdd/LukeBryceDavies
Four pollies monitored to investigate 'growing sleep crisis'.
Anna McGuinness
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Nationals MP Barnaby Joyce in Parliament during Question Time on February 13. Picture by Elesa Kurtz
All the quirks of having a February 29 birthday.
Anna McGuinness
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Devonport grandmother Lesley Proctor will celebrate her 20th birthday on February 29, 2024. Picture supplied
It suffered "significant damage" and repairs had to be made.
Lisa Rockman
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Also Matt Corby, Ziggy Alberts, Thelma Plum, Gretta Ray, Mia Wray
Lisa Rockman
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Peter Garrett is inspired and heading in a northerly direction.
Josh Leeson
Coming off Midnight Oil's mammoth farewell tour, Peter Garrett was energised to write new songs for his second solo album The True North. Picture supplied
Silvie Paladino and Amy Vee are part of the all-star cast.
Lisa Rockman
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Josh Robson, Silvie Paladino, Marina Prior and Chloe Zuel star in Superstars: A Musical Celebration of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Picture supplied
Newcastle racing, pacing and greyhounds wrap for Friday.
Craig Kerry
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The 19-year-old has signed with the Jets for the next two years.
Craig Kerry
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Clayton Taylor in action for Newcastle this season. Picture by Jonathan Carroll
The OAM recipient and Knights life member has passed away.
Max McKinney
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Leigh Maughan, pictured in 2022, has died. Picture by Marina Neil
Two-under 69 after the opening round at Millbrook Golf Resort.
Josh Callinan
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The squad is set to be cut to 18 players for the Olympics.
Renee Valentine
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Matildas midfielder Emily van Egmond in action during the World Cup in August. Picture by Adam McLean
Two rookies have been given contract upgrades.
Max McKinney
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Cessnock junior Fletcher Sharpe played the opening 40 minutes in Newcastle's 44-18 win over Cronulla on February 17. Picture by Marina Neil
The home of rock'n'roll raises the bar on delicious dining, too.
Sue Wallace
Why everyone's talking about this luxury lodge in SA right now.
Meredith Clisby
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A Kangaroo Island landmark is back - bigger and better than ever
Not every service experience in the country warrants gratuities.
Kristie Kellahan
The Big Question: Has the tipping culture gone too far in the US?
Every dish is imaginative - even colourfully artistic.
Mal Chenu
Our duelling experts help you decide.
Amy Cooper and Mal Chenu
USA road trips showdown: West Coast v East Coast
It's great way to have a break and support local communities.
On the radar: Upcoming Australian festivals worth travelling for
Europe awaits, ready to weave its magic into the fabric of your memories.
Beautiful old town of Provence. Picture Shutterstock
The key places and dates to keep in mind for sakura-spotting.
Akash Arora
Ultimate guide to cherry blossoms in Japan: When and where to go in 2024
The comments came amid a heated discussion about the quarterly budget
Sage Swinton • 14m ago
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A report says balloons have been found in farm animals' mouths.
Jessica Belzycki
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NSW councils have made varying steps to ban balloons due to environmental impact.
The CEO will not receive a pay rise this year.
Michael Parris
Jeremy Bath at a council media event in Newcastle in January. Picture by Marina Neil
February home prices turn a corner in line with other capital cities.
Jemimah Clegg
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'Potentially we are seeing some renewed optimism enter the market'.
Jade Lazarevic
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Dwelling values climbed 0.7 per cent in February, according to CoreLogic's latest Home Value Index. Picture Marina Neil
These six homes are ripe for renovation.
Jade Lazarevic
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28 Platt Street, Waratah is on the market with a guide of $600,000 with LaneCampos Property. Picture supplied
The half acre property was initially listed seven years ago.
Jade Lazarevic
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The sale surpassed the previous suburb record of $2.2 million.
Jade Lazarevic
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This luxury home at 97 Marine Drive in Tea Gardens had sold for a record price after almost one year on the market. Picture supplied
The high life comes with a big price tag, as these houses show.
Jemimah Clegg
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This stunning Elizabeth Bay property has sold for a reported $80 million. Pic: Supplied
The inner city and lake areas can attract thousands more people if high-rise apartments are built.
Bradley Perrett
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Local shopping streets need development protection.
Bradley Perrett
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Protect the facades, and character, of our old shopping streets
SNOWY HYDRO: Little for Lower Hunter as company smiles all the way to the bank
Phillip O'Neill
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How switch to renewables converts to super profits for savvy companies
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
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Excluding NDIS clients from taxi use is rank

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The comments came amid a heated discussion about the quarterly budget
Sage Swinton • 14m ago
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American Fiction takes a stabbing look at race literature.
Jess Layt • 14m ago
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Sterling K Brown, Jeffrey Wright and Erika Alexander in American Fiction. Picture by Prime Video

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Hamas says an incident in which about 100 people were reportedly killed while waiting for aid near Gaza City could jeopardise talks aimed at securing a truce.
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A London policeman who raped and murdered a woman should never have been an officer and an overhaul is needed to prevent similar cases, an inquiry has found.
Michael Holden
Wayne Couzens was jailed for the rape and murder of Sarah Everard in a case that horrified Britain. (AP PHOTO)
President Vladimir Putin has warned the West against a deeper involvement in the fighting in Ukraine, saying it's fraught with the risk of a nuclear conflict.
Vladimir Isachenkov
Russia was "defending its sovereignty and security" in Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin said. (AP PHOTO)
Small, guided tours with more time to meet locals and soak up a destination are being embraced by Australian travellers seeking more authentic experiences.
An exclusive tour of Tasmania, Flinders Island, and King Island.
Emma Brown
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The Nut at Stanley. Picture Shutterstock
The Red Cross buddy program supports people across the country.
Allie and Val just clicked from the moment they met. Picture supplied

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The Senior
Think you're smarter than The Lightning Bolt? Find out all about the new Chaser in Australia.
Therese Murray
Proposed law changes to reduce financial elder abuse.
Eileen Wood
The Standing Council of Attorneys-General is looking into changes to financial Enduring Powers of Attorney. Picture Shutterstock
Persistence has paid off for veterans golfer Rita Gounder.
Rowan Cowley
Rita Gounder is Western Sydney Region Veteran Golf Association's ladies player of the year. Picture supplied

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The Land
Huge interest from around the country at stud's 2024 autumn sale.
Philippe Perez Joely Mitchell and Andrew Norris
Buyers from three states chase Tummel genetics at stud dispersal
Simon Chamberlain
Robert and Joanne Thomson, Biddingsley Herefords, Inglewood Queensland, paid $11,000, Hylands Hero S416. With them is the auctioneer, Lincoln McKinley, Elders stud stock.
Studs secure HAL super sires at Wirruna autumn sale.
Helen Decosta
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Wirruna stud principal Ian Locke, Holbrook, and Tim Woodham, Nutrien Ag Solutions stud stock, with the top-priced bull Wirruna Shea, purchased by Bendoc Poll Herefords, Delegate, for $42,000. Picture by Helen De Costa
Adaptable and resilient farming practises were front of mind.
Elka Devney
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Jack Gordon, Agribusiness Plus, Forbes, and Georgia Campbell, AWB, Narromine.
Newcastle, Sydney and Wollongong receive 69 of 100 new preschools.
Elka Devney
Of the 100 new public preschools, Labor said 49 were regional however only 31 are located outside of the Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong area.
Car Expert
This update to the Hyundai i30 Sedan N might seem skin-deep but it still has hi-po energy. The speed limit assist is annoying though.
Jack Quick
The new Triton is Mitsubishi's most important launch since the Outlander, and the Japanese brand has its sights set on the ute sales podium.
James Wong
2024 Mitsubishi Triton review
The second-last Rolls-Royce Droptail has been unveiled, with its wood-themed interior and exterior reflecting years of patience.
Jordan Mulach
Latest Rolls-Royce Droptail commission is Heaven on Earth
The first locally delivered Toyota bZ4X has been delivered to a couple in the EV capital (and actual capital) of Australia, Canberra.
Jack Quick
Toyota delivers its first electric car in Australia
Zeekr's first car, the 001 electric shooting brake, is now faster and can charge quicker. It also picks up Mobileye co-developed LiDAR tech.
Jack Quick