Man charged with reckless wounding at Woodbury

Police have charged a man with reckless wounding after an incident in the Hunter region overnight. Emergency services were called to a home in Kookaburra Parade, Woodbury, about 11.15pm yesterday (Saturday 20 June 2015). Police have been told a 27-year-old man who lives at the residence went outside to investigate a disturbance. He was confronted by… click for more

Massage therapist charged over alleged indecent assaults at Taree

A massage therapist has been charged over alleged indecent assaults against two women in Taree earlier this year. Officers attached to Manning Great Lakes Local Area Command received reports from two women who allege they were indecently assaulted by a 59-year-old man while being massaged at a business in Taree. The alleged incidents occurred between… click for more

NSW Governments new partnership with AGL Energy

NSW seniors are being encouraged to take advantage of potential savings that are now available on their electricity and solar bills through the NSW Government’s new partnership with AGL Energy (AGL). Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead welcomed the new arrangement that will allow NSW Seniors Card holders to access discounted energy plans. Mr Bromhead… click for more

Teen charged over spate of alleged break and enter, larceny offences in Maitland area

Officers from Central Hunter Local Area Command have charged a teenager over more than 20 break-ins and larceny-related offences allegedly committed over the past four years. Police will allege a 17-year-old male was involved in 23 incidents, including numerous break-ins at both residential and commercial properties, between Saturday 5 March 2011 and Sunday 10 May… click for more

Landscaping project to improve access to Shoal Bay foreshore

Shoal Bay Landscaping

Council’s Transport and Drainage Team Leader Denis Field, Mayor Bruce MacKenzie and Cr Sally Dover. In a continuation of improvements to the Shoal Bay foreshore, Port Stephens Council will undertake landscaping works to the west of the recently completed boat ramp. The project includes some levelling to create a paved viewing area, installation of a… click for more

Woman dies in three car crash at Beresfield

Inquiries are continuing after a woman died in a three-vehicle crash at Beresfield this afternoon (Thursday 21 May 2015). About 4.10pm emergency services were called to John Renshaw Drive. When they arrived, police and NSW Ambulance Paramedics found a 23-year-old woman had died. She was the driver and sole occupant of a Holden Commodore. After… click for more