Newcastle Herald's year in review

A look back at the most popular stories and multimedia for the Newcastle Herald's website in 2012, plus the year in H1 front pages. 

Most popular galleries/multimedia:

RISE Social Spy/LIVE Party Pics

Herald pics: Groovin’ the Moo, Maitland

The Laman Street fig trees come down

Send your pics to win: Christmas Pet Parade

GALLERY: Melbourne Cup Fashions in the Field

Top stories:

Shark in lake may be great white

The Laman Street figs come down

LIVE COVERAGE: Hunter council elections

FFA reject HSG decision to hand back Jets’ licence

VIDEO: Huge crowd welcomes Catalina back to Rathmines

Jets pull out of A-League

Victim of paedophile priest missing, wife fears worst

Fine farewell to floating dock

Boy dies after head-on collision near Muswellbrook

Millionaire named as murder-suicide victim

Train line to be cut at Wickham

School parents in shock over sexual chocolate gifts

Most talked about:

Laman Street.

Laman Street.

Wayne Bennett and Nathan Tinkler.

Wayne Bennett and Nathan Tinkler.

The rail line and Wickham station.

The rail line and Wickham station.

Train line to be cut at Wickham (1004 comments so far) 

What are your memories of 2012?