Morning Shot: Instagram’s @nickdlf shared this shot earlier this week. Traffic: No major incidents reported on Hunter roads.
Weather: Shower or two for Newcastle (21 degrees) and Maitland (22 degrees) with showers in Scone (20 degrees).
Trains: Good service reported on the Hunter and Newcastle lines.
Beachwatch:The showers should back off a bit but it’s still going to be a bit ordinary beachside.The wind will be straight onshore from the south-east with the swell from the south-south-east around half to one metre.Once again wave conditions will be sloppy to choppy but if you don’t mind the bumps you will get a surf.
Morning Shot: Instagram’s @nickdlf shared this shot earlier this week.
Wednesday’s headlinesDefence won’t admit Williamtown fault:THE Department of Defence has been slammed for its response to the Williamtown contamination scandal, with one Senator describing it as “insulting” and another as “staggering” that it still refuses to talk about compensation packages for impactedresidents.
How Hunter fires began:POSSIBLY days before any fire crew screamed towards Williamtown, a bolt from the heavens kicked off a smouldering chain of events which would culminate in 30-metre high flames and prompt the closure of main roads.
Only way is up for Lucky: Passing this upbeat puppy in the street few people would realise this was the same dog that survived a brutal animal cruelty attack just 10 months ago.
Tew leads Real NRL overhaul:The man hailed forsafeguardingthe Knights long-term future in the chaotic ownership reign of Nathan Tinkler bybrokering a$10.53 millionbankbegan another rescue mission last Wednesday.
Taggart on Jets’ radar in search for spark:JETS coachScott Miller hopes a familiar environment and past success will convinceAdam Taggart that Newcastle is the place to kick-start his career.