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Sunday, February 28, 2021

Man flown to John Hunter Hospital following accident at Stroud

A man suffered serious leg fractures following an accident at Stroud this afternoon. The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) was tasked to the location, north...

Man dies after two-vehicle crash near Singleton

A report will be prepared for the Coroner after a man died in a multiple vehicle accident near Singleton this afternoon. About 1.45pm on Sunday...

University of Newcastle scientists peel away insight into ‘diet fruit’

A new study could allow scientists to create "diet" or low sugar fruits.  The research, undertaken by University of Newcastle Professor in Environmental and Life Sciences...

Firearm and drugs located after crash at Cardiff

A Marmong Point man has been charged with firearm and drug offences following a crash at Lake Macquarie overnight. About 3.50am on Saturday 27 February,...

Local showgrounds receive stimulus funding

Four Upper Hunter showgrounds will receive more than $679,000 in funding thanks to the NSW Government’s COVID-19 stimulus program. Venues at Stroud, Merriwa, Muswellbrook and...

Port Stephens koalas ‘isolated’, according to new study

A new DNA study has revealed koalas in Port Stephens have limited gene flow, due to their isolated habitats. The research was commissioned by the...

Cullen hoping to lead Bulldogs to Real NRL glory

Kurri Kurri captain-coach Mitch Cullen is confident the Bulldogs’ “big three” will make a huge difference to the first grade side’s premiership aspirations in...

Knights taught a lesson or two by Storm in trial loss

The Newcastle Knights have a bit of work to do in the next fortnight if they’re to launch a serious challenge on the Telstra...

GALLERY: Female Knights put Tigers to the sword

If no-one predicted the men’s Country Championships result, not many would have picked the outcome of the women’s tackle showdown either at the Cessnock...

GALLERY: Tigers topple Knights in Country Championships opener

Greater Northern Tigers men’s coach Brad McManus was a delighted man after his new-look outfit shocked the Newcastle Maitland Region Knights 34-12 in the...

Newcastle is a good fit for us: O’Brien

Following a successful debut season as head coach, the Newcastle Knights have moved quickly to lock in Adam O’Brien for an extended stay. The popular...

Young Tigers field unchanged line-up

The Greater Northern Tigers under-18s take an unchanged side into Saturday’s Laurie Daley Cup clash with the Newcastle Maitland Region Knights at Cessnock’s Baddeley...

Photographer turns lens on real life in travelling exhibit

The Newcastle Art Gallery will showcase the work of Australian contemporary artist Bill Henson as the first stop on a travelling exhibition by Monash Gallery of...

On the hunt for region’s best bakers

Dust off those cake tins and fire up the oven: Cessnock Performing Arts Centre is on the hunt for the region’s best bakers. Before Margaret...

Gallery to mark International Women’s Day

Blackstone Gallery will celebrate International Women’s Day by exhibiting some of the city’s most talented female artists. ‘MISTRESS 2’ is showcasing the works of 11...

WIN! Young Frankenstein musical double passes

Opera Hunter’s first production for 2021 – Young Frankenstein – is a new musical by Mel Brooks based on the comedy movie from 1974....

Checkmate: actor thrilled to star in upcoming musical

For David Harris, coming home to the Hunter has meant returning to a “Utopia”. “It’s a world apart here,” he told Newcastle Weekly. “I tell my...

Musical’s fresh take on a freaky classic

Freaky, funny and fresh – it’s a combination that hopes to thrill Hunter audiences next month. Young Frankenstein, a new musical by Mel Brooks based...

Horoscopes: 25 February – 3 March 2021

Francis Bevan has put together his horoscopes for the week 25 February – 3 March 2021. This week’s celebrity birthday is Teresa Palmer. Celebrity birthday Teresa...

Kids’ health and fitness in 2021

Something that would be great to encourage this year for kids are walks, jogs and bike rides which are great for their health and fitness.

Paws for a cause: Event bounds into Newcastle

Calling all dog lovers!  An event on Sunday 7 March will be perfect for you.  The Street Paws Festival is returning to Newcastle to celebrate everything...

Soul Kollective: offering mums in business a Merewether base

Supporting young mothers in business is something Jasey Stanley is passionate about. That’s why the decision to open Soul Kollective was so easy, she says. “When...

Food and flower markets now a bloomin’ classroom

Jess Eckford-Aguilera knows how to get things done. As the founder of Newcastle Food and Flower Markets, the mother-of-three has barely stopped to smell the...

Building your wellbeing

You know the saying, “your body keeps the score”? It's the idea that if we treat our body with kindness, it will repay us with good health.

Four fruity cocktail recipes

Take your event to the next level with some fun, fruity and flirty cocktail recipes that are sure to be crowd pleasers.

Bands to bring tunes to The Green

The future for Alder Park Sports Club is an open book.  Despite being hit hard by the pandemic, the New Lambton-based club’s staff and board...

Date night desserts

Treat your favourite person to a delicious date night dessert for Valentine’s Day or any other time!

Five of the best cocktail recipes for summer

Are you in need of some summer thirst-quenching inspo? Here are five cocktail (and mocktail) recipes that have been tried, tested and loved. There’s something...

Quiz the new weight loss tool, say CSIRO

If you want to lose weight in 2021, a quiz is what you need, according to the CSIRO. Releasing its new Start Strong Diet Quiz,...

Maitland’s Street Eats a real treat

Now is the time to get your family, friends and picnic rugs ready as Maitland’s Street Eats returns to a suburb near you. That means...

On the hunt for region’s best bakers

Dust off those cake tins and fire up the oven: Cessnock Performing Arts Centre is on the hunt for the region’s best bakers. Before Margaret...

‘The Australian hero you’ve hardly heard of’: Newcastle author pens new book

A Newcastle-based author is shedding light on the work of the Hunter’s nurses during the First World War. Hamilton North's Christine Bramble is releasing a...

Tenders called for Cooranbong Bridge works

Works to strengthen Cooranbong Bridge are another step closer with Lake Macquarie City Council calling for tenders to undertake the bridge improvement works. Lake Macquarie...

Podcast seeks answers on handling life’s challenges

After losing his best mate to suicide two years ago, Matt Richards made a promise to himself that he’d do all he could to...

Children with a disability dive into new swimming club

The much-loved Rainbow Club is set to shine brightly over a new Hunter location from this weekend. The organisation, which helps children with a disability...

Beyersdorf, Gordon new Charitable Foundation board members

Two well-known, highly-experienced and community-minded Novocastrians have been welcomed to the Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation board. Television presenter Natasha Beyersdorf and former Newcastle Knights star...

GALLERY: Masterchef’s meat-free menu wows diners

Warners Bay mother-of-four Steph De Sousa showcased her cooking prowess on Saturday evening, dishing up an assortment of delicacies at the third annual Feast...

The Sista Code movie night and podcast celebration

The Sista Code movie night, which doubled as a first-year celebration of the Hey Soul Sista Podcast. The event was held at Event Cinemas...

Equal Futures Project, International Women’s Day

Equal Futures Project, International Women’s Day Breakfast, Wests City, Newcastle. Photos: Peter Stoop. For more: Compass Housing Specialist Disability Accommodation Partners BreakfastShiela Woodcock bequest announcementThe 2020...

The 2020 Doyle Partners Women’s Pro cocktail event

2020 Doyle Partners Women’s Pro cocktail event at Merewether Surfhouse. For more: Compass Housing Specialist Disability Accommodation Partners BreakfastShiela Woodcock bequest announcementEqual Futures Project, International Women’s...

Compass Housing Specialist Disability Accommodation Partners Breakfast

For more: Shiela Woodcock bequest announcementThe 2020 Doyle Partners Women’s Pro cocktail eventEqual Futures Project, International Women’s Day

Shiela Woodcock bequest announcement

Photos by Karl Hoffman For more: Compass Housing Specialist Disability Accommodation Partners BreakfastThe 2020 Doyle Partners Women’s Pro cocktail eventEqual Futures Project, International Women’s Day

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