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Keep your eyes peeled when you’re in Dungog this week

You might catch the filming of the new TV drama ‘The Secret Daughter’ There may be a slight disruption to traffic with ‘Stop and Go’ signals in some areas. Tuesday 26 – Davey and Olsen Ford and Lord Street Wednesday 27 – Stroud Hill Road (Williams River Bridge) & Fosterton Road outside 138 Abelard Street Thursday […]

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Stroud RFS on the same wavelength

Image by The Dungog Chronicle Stroud Rural Fire Service is confident that dealing with another emergency on the scale of the Hunter Valley flooding last year would be much easier, and the community would be safer, thanks to new mobile radio equipment. Twelve months ago, the biggest worry for Stroud captain wasn’t rising floodwaters – […]

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12 months ago today

Dungog Chronicle said it best “As we wake up this morning we look back on what happened across the Hunter, particularly in Dungog and Stroud, 12 months ago today. Our thoughts go out to the family and friends of Robin MacDonald, Colin Webb and Brian Wilson who lost their lives on this fateful day. Loving […]

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Council amalgamations

Dungog Chronicle Letters to the Editor The mooted Dungog / Gloucester amalgamation model was a surprise to me and to many. While objections are valuable, so too is discussion on how to ensure that what the government seems determined to enact will make Dungog and Gloucester ‘fit for the future’. Reading the now-published government case, […]

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Clocked up 50 years

While some people struggle to last a few years in any one job, Wayne Blows from Booral has clocked up 50. The Great Lakes Council employee started working for the then Stroud Council when he was only 15. His parents were running a dairy farm on the family property at Booral but were doing it tough, […]

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Duralie Coal – Funding Deferred

The allocation of the Duralie Coal community enhancement funding is to be deferred by Great Lakes Council. The Great Lakes region was subject to an enormous amount of storm damage during the April 2015 storm event. Stroud village in particular was impacted and community infrastructure at the showground was extensively damaged. At the council meeting […]

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