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Top stories from the Newcastle Herald

    September 17, 2021: Parts of the Hunter exit lockdown, and Bishop Bill Wright retires after cancer confirmation

    September 17, 2021: Parts of the Hunter exit lockdown, and Bishop Bill Wright retires after cancer confirmation

    Today is Friday, September 17, 2021 and this is your daily news briefing from The Newcastle Herald. In today’s update, the final piece of Newcastle's Honeysuckle precinct falls into place, and Bishop Bill Wright tenders his resignation to Rome on the grounds of ill health.

    • 6 min
    September 16, 2021: First-dose vaccine coverage hits 80% as Hunter records new and unwanted cases record

    September 16, 2021: First-dose vaccine coverage hits 80% as Hunter records new and unwanted cases record

    Today is Thursday, September 16, and this is your daily news briefing from The Newcastle Herald. In today’s update, COVID cases surge in the Hunter as state reaches new vaccine milestone

    • 6 min
    September 15, 2021: Ship’s crew test positive off Newcastle coast

    September 15, 2021: Ship’s crew test positive off Newcastle coast

    Today is Wednesday, September 15, 2021 and this is your daily news briefing from The Newcastle Herald. In today’s update, the Spirit of Ho-Ping cargo ship's crew test positive for COVID-19 off Newcastle coast.

    • 6 min
    September 14, 2021: Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon confirms he will quit Parliament

    September 14, 2021: Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon confirms he will quit Parliament

    Today is Tuesday, September 14, 2021 and this is your daily news briefing from The Newcastle Herald. In today’s update, Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon says he will quit Parliament, COVID vaccine supplies are ramping up and the Knights set their sights on the top-four next year.

    • 6 min
    September 13, 2021: Hamilton South on COVID alert, a Hunter town divided by lockdowns

    September 13, 2021: Hamilton South on COVID alert, a Hunter town divided by lockdowns

    Today is Monday, September 13, 2021 and this is your daily news briefing from The Newcastle Herald. In today’s update, Hamilton South is on the COVID-19 radar as hundreds head to beaches at the weekend.

    • 7 min
    September 9, 2021: ‘Absolutely no’ chance the Hunter will escape COVID-19 lockdowns until mid-October

    September 9, 2021: ‘Absolutely no’ chance the Hunter will escape COVID-19 lockdowns until mid-October

    Today is Friday, September 10, and this is your daily news briefing from The Newcastle Herald. In today’s update, the Hunter faces an extended lockdown into mid-October as workers in the region become eligible for government test-and-isolate payments.

    • 5 min

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