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The week that was | PHOTOS HUNTER: It was a fresh take on a beloved classic when the iconic Maitland Show returned over the weekend. Picture: Marina Neil
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HUNTER: Cessnock mayor Bob Pynsent stands in the Hunter Economic Zone. Decades after its proposal, the zone is almost empty and riddled with waste. Picture: Max Mason Hubers

HUNTER: Bob Parsons and Glen Lewis from the Rutherford Telarah Rotary with Hinton farmer Mat Ralston and some of the hay.

HUNTER: Scenes from the 1955 flood which claimed 11 lives in Maitland.

HUNTER: 2017 Maitland Showgirl and Miss Maitland Miranda O’Brien, runner-up Blair Harvey, third place winner Macia Borowiec

HUNTER: Bill Atmore and Janice Blackwell share their experiences at the show

HUNTER: Maitland Business Chamber president Craig McGregor with Newcastle Airport’s executive manager of commercial and aviation business development Matthew Findlay. Picture: Nick Bielby

HUNTER: Maitland taxi driver Geoff McMahon said the arrival of Uber in Maitland will have a negative effect on the cab industry. Picture: Marina Neil

HUNTER: Exhibiting artist Jenny Little and the Rev Dr Doug Purnell OAM, who opened the Quantumscape exhibition at Cessnock Regional Art Gallery. Picture: Nicole Spears

HUNTER: Gas leak at corner of Hall and Cumberland Streets, Cessnock

HUNTER: Nathan Ranclaud in his “grumpy dad” character of Uncle Nath and Andrew Leiboff from the Friends of James Theatre ham it up for the camera.

HUNTER: Stroud’s Josh Green and Dungog’s Brad Redman to take on Australia’s best off-road riders in Dungog

HUNTER: Planning and Assessment Commission rejects Drayton South Coal Project

HUNTER: Robert Constable has managed to snag second place at the 2017 National Sausage King competition in Hobart last weekend.

HUNTER: Player claims Muswellbrook’s $1.3m Saturday Lotto prize

HUNTER: Denman’s Jarrod Shackleton encourages others to apply for a Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grant

HUNTER: King of the Ranges Stockman’s Challenge and Bush Festival

HUNTER: Scone Civic Theatre to undergo visible work soon after years of research, plans and approvals

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