Hazelbrook, Australia Newswire

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  1. Spider bite abseilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    A Winmalee High School student was bitten by a spider while hanging off a cliff near the school last Thursday. The 16-year-old boy was abseiling to the base of a cliff at the back of the school at 2.20pm when he was bitten by a unidentified spider on his ankle.

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  2. Spinning a great yarnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Yarn Spinners by Leura's Marilla North is a highly engaging, fascinating window onto the lives of three of Australia's foremost authors of the mid- 20th century - Dymphna Cusack, Miles Franklin and Florence James A great read: Leura's Marilla North holds up her new book on the tales of Dymphna Cusack, Miles Franklin and Florence James. She is pictured at the property Pinegrove in Hazelbrook where Come in Spinner was written.

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  3. Search continues in Leura for ACT manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    The 43-year-old was last seen in the ACT about 10.30am on Sunday, January 22 and is believed to have travelled to the Blue Mountains. Emergency services began searching for Mr Bond in the bush around Leura on Monday and police hold significant concerns for his welfare as he has a serious medical condition.

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  4. 2016 Gazette: Blue Mountains Year in ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    From Olympic hopefuls to airport protests and a new MP, the Blue Mountains Gazette covered it all on the front pages of 2016. Here's a snapshot of the year.

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  5. Weeding with a view wraps up conservation campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    An annual event aimed at protecting key environmental sites in the Blue Mountains wrapped up in style at the spectacular Govetts Leap lookout this month. Volunteers rallied to 'weed with a view', the final event in the annual Great Grose Weed Walk run in partnership with Greater Sydney Local Land Services and National Parks and Wildlife NSW .

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  6. Call of the guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Leaning over the edge of the cliff, attached only by a safety cord tied into to her harness, Pamela Black throws an abseiling rope into the void. Her call of 'rope below' echoes across the valley.

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  7. Multiple gun chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    After a domestic violence report at Springwood Police Station, a 62-year-old Hazelbrook man was arrested and charged with 12 offences on November 3. After a domestic violence report at Springwood Police Station, a 62-year-old Hazelbrook man was arrested and charged with 12 offences on November 3. The charges included three counts of possessing an unauthorised firearm, three counts of possessing an unregistered firearm and three counts of not keeping a firearm safely. He was also charged with possessing/using a prohibited weapon without a permit , possessing ammunition without a licence and possessing a prohibited drug .

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  8. Elderly man charged with sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    A Coonabarabran man aged in his early 90s will face court on sexual assault charges allegedly committed in Coonabarabran and Mt Riverview more than 30 years ago. A Coonabarabran man aged in his early 90s will face court on sexual assault charges allegedly committed in Coonabarabran and Mt Riverview more than 30 years ago.

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  9. Hazo punches above its weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    The school not only encourages academic studies, it also reinforces the importance of all-round skills, which shows in a string of successes in sport, chess, dance and debating. The school now boasts being 2016 Upper Blue Mountains Primary Schools cricket champions and last month the Year 5 and 6 boys team were just pipped in the final of the T20 regional finals.

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  10. Roy collaborates with Rwandan refugee to write award-winning bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Age

    It was at an Australia Day barbecue in Hazelbrook almost four years ago that writer James Roy came across one man's extraordinary story of violence, displacement, rescue and resettlement. "I'm a sticky beak," Roy says.

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  11. Night fire in Katoomba bushlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Fanned by strong winds, a 100sqm area was alight at the end of Third Avenue in Katoomba, taking crews more than two hours to extinguish. The fire was in an area of fire trails in bushland and was difficult to access.

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  12. Neighbours to the rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Helping a neighbour in need: Geoff and Debbie Fear and Susannah Sinclair by the charred remains of Mark Bailey's Hazelbrook home. Bonnie View Avenue residents have started fundraising for Mr Bailey, whose uninsured home was ravaged by fire on October 3 after he burnt some weeds in his front yard and the weatherboard home caught alight.

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  13. Nursery needs a new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    The Conservation Society's nursery, a major fundraiser for the group, needs to find somewhere to replace the old Lawson premises. Wanted: One very large plot of level, fenced, vacant land somewhere in the Mid Mountains.

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  14. Real change for swampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    "Swamped by Threats" is a new project which aims to protect several threatened species with a focus on the giant dragonfly and the Blue Mountains water skink. Almost $750,000 of funding has been allocated over the first six years of the project to protect threatened species of upland swamps.

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  15. Property boom in MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    House prices in the Mountains are surging as more Sydneysiders turn to the hills, attracted by better transport links and more employment opportunities in the west. Views, views, views: This property at Blaxland, on the edge of the National Park, is tipped to fetch up to $1 million.

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  16. Josiah ready to race first half marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Josiah Bamber is competitive and likes to set himself new challenges, so on October 1, he will take part in his first half marathon. Ready, set, go: Josiah Bamber from Hazelbrook, with personal trainer Libbi Clarke.

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  17. Woman convicted over plant robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    A Blaxland woman has been convicted and a Blaxland man to face court over a slew of plant robberies in the Blue Mountains between January and April. A Blaxland woman has been convicted and a Blaxland man to face court over a slew of plant robberies in the Blue Mountains between January and April.

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  18. Blue Mountains councillorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    In ward 3, one independent replaced another with Shae Foenander elected following the decision of Brendan Luchetti not to recontest. In ward 1 at the top of the Mountains, there are two new councillors: Kerry Brown from the Greens and Kevin Schreiber from the Liberal Party.

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  19. Don't blame newsagentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Don't shoot the messenger: That's the plea from the owners of Springwood Newsagency, who have been dealing with all and any issues about the Opal card. "Please note that if you choose to abuse anyone over any issue to do with the Opal card, it should not be us," it says.

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  20. Two hospitalised after house fire in Sydney's westRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | ABC News

    Two people have been taken to hospital with burns after a house fire in Pemulwuy in Sydney's west this morning, while another three people were taken to hospital after a fire burnt through a unit block in Ermington overnight. Police are also investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed a house in Hazelbrook, in Sydney's Blue Mountains region overnight.

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