Hunter News 10 August 2021
Newcastle Deputy Lord Mayor Declan Clausen says it will create a stream of income for the city and savings for rate payers.
Three of the cases recorded locally are currently under investigation as health authorities try to piece together how they caught the virus.
Hunter News 9 August 2021
A price increase for customers is anticipated due to the high cost of the planned infrastructure, however Hunter Water says bills will not change before July 1, 2024.
Wallsend MP Sonia Hornery says she has been notified by the Department of Education that a student at Jesmond Public School has tested positive to COVID-19.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or may have dashcam footage is being urged to contact Maitland Police.
Of the 284 cases recorded, six are in the Hunter with three under investigation.
Hunter News 6 August 2021
When the man was being discharged from hospital around 12:45am on Friday morning he allegedly punched a female constable in the face and ran into nearby bushland.
291 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in NSW, two of those have been detected in the Hunter.
Hunter New England Health has released over a dozen new COVID-19 exposure sites in the Hunter.
Police say the 23-year-old man from the Illawarra sent a text message to his employer on August 2 saying he tested positive to the virus so he couldn't go to work.