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Police Seek Public Information Following Abduction Case

Police are appealing for information from the public following the abduction and aggravated robbery of a man at New Lambton last month. Strike Force Becap was established by officers from Newcastle City Police District to investigate the incident on Saturday 25 August 2018. A 33-year-old man was allegedly abducted from a home on Kings Road […]

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Man Missing from Toronto

Police are appealing for information to locate a missing Lake Macquarie man. 26-year-old Vincent Bovill was last seen at his Toronto home on Saturday, September 15. He’s described as being of a slim build, around 6 foot tall, with black hair and brown eyes. Police believe he could be driving a Nissan Tiida with registration […]

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Teenager Dies in East Seaham Crash

Investigations are continuing following the death of a teenager in a single vehicle crash in East Seaham on Tuesday morning. Emergency services were called to East Seaham Road, about 20 kilometres north of Newcastle, at 4:30am, following reports of a crash. It’s believed the Subaru Liberty had left the road and hit a power pole […]

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Newcastle Light Rail Draws Closer To Completion

It’s been confirmed the construction of Newcastle’s Light Rail Project will be completed by the end of September. The NSW Transport Minister, Andrew Constance, made the announcement during a visit to the light rail site on Monday. “It was just 12 months ago when construction started on a 350 metre section of Newcastle’s light rail […]

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Man Charged Over Hunter Pursuit

A man’s been charged after an alleged pursuit through the Hunter Valley yesterday afternoon. Police pulled a car over on Northcote Street at Aberdare around 2:30pm, after reportedly spotting a 19-year-old woman driving at speed through the Colliery Street intersection. It’s alleged the male passenger jumped into the drivers seat and drove away while police […]

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Police Investigate Armed Robbery at The Junction

Police are searching for a man who held up a fast-food store at The Junction yesterday afternoon. The man entered the store on Kenrick Street at 4:30pm, where he allegedly threatened a female employee with a knife and made off with cash. Thankfully no-one was injured. The offender is described as being of Caucasian appearance, […]

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Needle Found in Hunter Bought Strawberry

Hunter residents are being urged to be extra vigilant while eating strawberries with reports of a needle being found in a punnet bought at the Green Hills shopping centre. A Woodville resident bought four punnets of Wallace Road Berries strawberries from the Coles supermarket on Wednesday, before finding a needle in one of the berries […]

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Port of Newcastle Stops Work For Anti-Coal Protestors

Dozens of protestors held another demonstration at the Port of Newcastle today, as part of a series of anti-coal protests. Over 50 activists strapped themselves to equipment and blocked the rail line. Two elderly people were found strapped to Carrington Railway at around 7am, while around 20 others blocked the road on Kooragang Island. They’ve […]

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24 Hour Fire Ban for the Hunter

Open flames have been banned for the wider Hunter region today, as we expect to see temperatures soar above 30 degrees. A total fire ban is in place and the fire danger warning has been listed as severe. Newcastle and Maitland are both looking at tops of 32 degrees today, while strong winds are also […]

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Woman Missing From Newcastle

Police are appealing for information on the location of a woman missing from Newcastle. 41-year-old Cecilia Devine, who was previously known as Kristen Pearson, was last seen leaving her home on Turton Road, Waratah on September 5. She’s not been heard from since. There’s concerns for Ms Devine’s welfare as she suffers a medical condition. […]

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