Hunter News 8 September 2021
Council has put the dip in satisfaction down to the COVID-19 pandemic and a natural disaster.
The federal government has announced it will be funding the $4 million lease of a large airtanker to boost aerial firefighting muscle, with a capacity to drop more than 15,000 litres of retardant or water.
Hunter News 7 September 2021
"One of the great things about film festivals is that they do bring people back to the cinema."
Council says temporary fencing has gone up around the playground while repairs are made.
"The parliament isn't something that should be an optional thing, a good thing to have when times are good. It's actually essential when times are tough as well."
The new cases have been recorded across five local government areas.
Hunter News 6 September 2021
NSW Police have confirmed they have located a three-year-old boy who has been missing from the Singleton area for four days.
The new cases are in Port Stephens, Maitland and Lake Macquarie.
After a call out on Facebook, organisers were flooded with books, board games, play doh and stationary from members of the community who wanted to help.
Hunter News 3 September 2021
Health authorities are aware there was "a lot of mixing" and that other residents are now symptomatic.