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Dungog High School Year 12 graduation

There were plenty of smiles and a few tears – from both parents and students – as Dungog High School bid farewell to its Year 12 class.The 78 students were guests of a honour at a special graduation ceremony on Friday, September 22, marking the end of 13

Friday, 15:06 in Regional

Ellerston defeats Wirragulla in Mackay Cup final at Hunter Polo Challenge

James Packer's star-studded team Ellerston has taken out the Mackay Cup beating home club Wirragulla in the A-grade final at the Hunter Polo Challenge. Wirragulla got revenge in the B-grade grand final beating Ellerston Black, with Tamarang defeating Lon

Wednesday, 15:37 in Sport

Home set alight after barricade situation at Gloucester

A critical incident investigation has been launched following a barricade situation in Gloucester overnight.About 9.20pm Tuesday, police attended a home on Denison Street, Gloucester, and attempted to speak to a 63-year-old man. The man made a number of

Wednesday, 09:33 in Regional

Artists open contemporary new gallery

Dungog is developing into an arts hub of the Hunter with a new art gallery opening in Dowling Street adding to the existing creative outlets in the shire.Sarah Crawford and Stephen Hobbs not only have an appreciation of investment art but are artists the

Monday, 15:17 in Regional

Open Day to celebrate 10 Years of Transforming Women’s Lives

Destiny Haven will open its doors for an open day on Saturday October 7 to celebrate 10 years of transforming women’s lives.The open day promises to be filled with fun and inspiration for the whole family with food and music on the picturesque 42-acre Hu

Monday, 09:17 in Regional

Windy weather tests netballers at Raymond Terrace

Grand final day at Port Stephens Netball Association tested the players with strong winds.Dungog Netball Association and Glen Oak Netball Club were well represented in the final games of the winter season at the netball courts in Raymond Terrace. In the

16 September 2017 in Sport

Take a look back at the Stroud Rodeo | Photos

The iconic Stroud Rodeo and Campdraft has run for more than four decades. It transforms the tiny village of Stroud into a mecca of bullriding and campdraft on the third weekend in September. The event is on this weekend September 15 and 16 at Stroud show

14 September 2017 in Regional

Dungog equestrian competes in iconic endurance event

A Dungog equestrian has faced and conquered a gruelling challenge, completing a 400 kilometre horse endurance ride over five days.Monique Echentille from Main Creek competed in the Shahzada Memorial Endurance Ride which attracts competitors from across t

14 September 2017 in Sport

Artists find new residence to call home

After concerns for the future, Dungog Arts Society have started the month on a high with record numbers attending the opening night of their annual art exhibition and a new premises secured. The society put out an appeal for a new home after they were to

13 September 2017 in Regional

Two Dungog teams make grand finals in the Port Stephens Netball Association comp

Expect to see a sea of maroon and yellow streamers on the road from Dungog to Raymond Terrace on Saturday morning. Dungog Netball Club has two teams in the grand final in the Port Stephens Netball Association’s winter competition which is played at Raymo

13 September 2017 in Sport

Visit your RFS station this weekend to Get Ready

With summer just around the corner the Rural Fire Service is urging the community to start planning for bushfire season.Dungog Rural Fire Service will take part in the state-wide Get Ready Weekend this Saturday, September 16 in Dowling Street from 8am –

12 September 2017 in Regional

Students pound the pavement for Legacy

Students from Dungog High School helped boost the donations for the Dungog Division of Hunter Legacy. Ethan Curtin-Edwards from Year 11 and Ian Rockwell in Year 12 were out and about in Dungog last Friday volunteering their time selling merchandise. Lega

12 September 2017 in Regional

Three day music festival at Clarence Town

This year’s Clarence Town River Country Festival Weekend is set to be bigger than ever with three days of family fun and music. The event will be held from October 27-29 with music, markets, poetry, a car show and amusement rides just some of the attract

12 September 2017 in Regional

This will be the last art exhibition in the current premises

Dungog Arts Society members have been dealt a blow after learning they have to look for a new place to call home from October 1.The dreaded news came on the eve of the society’s annual art exhibition which opens with a gala night this Friday, September 8

12 September 2017 in Regional

Dungog Council vote counting continues

The final makeup of the new Dungog Shire Council is not expected to be known until Thursday when the count of votes is complete.Returning Officer Colin Norman said on Monday afternoon that after the first preferences count had been conducted at Dungog, t

11 September 2017 in Regional
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