Police charge two over obstructed coal rail lines in the Hunter

Simon McCarthy
By Simon McCarthy
Updated November 10 2021 - 1:21am, first published 12:40am
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Police have charged a man and a woman with offences related to obstructing rail lines after officers were called to two protests in the Hunter Tuesday.


Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Digital Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a digital journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes and produces video and multimedia for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine, and co-produces the Toohey's News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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