Good morning people of the Hunter Valley and welcome to your Wednesday. Another cooler one today so settle back and have a look at what's happening in your world. Be informed and, hopefully, a little entertained.
The Hunter’s peak union body wants Maitland and the greater Hunter to be considered more in the rail cut debate and has threatened to take action if the government does not postpone the Boxing Day start-work date.
A former head teacher at TAFE’s Maitland campus – made redundant after 35 years – has spoken of her heartbreak for students unable to further their education there because of recent government cutbacks.
A red-haired orphan, dramatisation of consumer culture, a twist on a literary classic and a wig aficionado have made the cut for the Maitland contingent of the Hunter’s most prestigious drama award nominations.