New Year's Eve fireworks at Wollombi, Pokolbin and Lovedale cancelled due to bushfire conditions

Fireworks cancelled at Pokolbin, Lovedale and Wollombi

New Year's Eve fireworks displays at Wollombi, Pokolbin and Lovedale have been cancelled due to the ongoing bushfire crisis.

With a total fire ban in place in the Greater Hunter and severe bushfire danger forecast, Wollombi Tavern, Harrigan's Irish Pub and Hunter Valley Gardens all announced on Tuesday morning that the night's fireworks will be cancelled.

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley at Lovedale had called off its fireworks earlier this month.

Patrons of all four events are encouraged to donate to the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Firefighters are continuing to battle the Little L and Crumps Complex fires near Wollombi, and the Owendale fire in Pokolbin State Forest, which have been burning for about a month.

As of 2.30pm Tuesday, all three fires were listed as 'being controlled' and at 'advice' level on the RFS website.

Stay tuned to the RFS Fires Near Me page for up-to-date information.


Bellbird Workers Club John Bond and Pam and Les Gully.

Cessnock Leagues Club 2GoodReasons.

Cypress Lakes Resort Pokolbin Daniel Arvidson.

East Cessnock Bowling Club Hendo.

Greta Workers Club Barracuda - A tribute to Fleetwood Mac.

Harrigans Irish Pub Pokolbin Pistol Pete, Viper Creek Band.

Kearsley Hotel Fuelstar.

Kurri Kurri Bowling Club Code Red.

Paxton Bowling Club Matt Gaudry.

Peden's Hotel Kempy.

Royal Federal Hotel Branxton Outlaw Avenue.

Tattersalls Hotel Greta Mark Lee.

Vincent Street Kitchen and Bar Matt McLaren.

Wollombi Tavern Outback Radio.


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