More than 1000 students at Rutherford Technology High School ditched their uniforms for all-white ensembles on Tuesday. The event was a message of support for the White Ribbon campaign to stamp out violence against women.
The average cost of petrol has remained stable in Maitland, according to the latest NRMA figures. But the city has still dropped in the consumer watchdog’s weekly price rankings of 54 regions across the state.
Richmond Vale Railway Museum volunteers will have to raise a massive $150,000 to replace rare, stolen steam train parts being used to restore an historic engine scheduled to be unveiled at Maitland’s 30th Steamfest anniversary in April.
Dungog Shire Council did not request an extension to the deadline for funding for immediate repairs to damage caused by the April super storm, despite the region being arguably the hardest hit by the natural disaster.