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Thursday, December 3, 2020

International campaign challenges perceptions

What do you see when you cross paths with a person living with disability? Do you see the person or the disability? Those questions are...

Newcastle 500 to launch Supercars’ 2022 season

Newcastle has been chosen to host the opening race of the 2022 Supercars season on the city’s iconic street circuit.

Motorcyclist dies after crash at Caves Beach

Police are at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash in Lake Macquarie. At about 2.35pm today (Thursday 3 December), emergency services were called to...

Woman charged over alleged bushfire and COVID-19 assistance fraud

Detectives have charged a woman from Warners Bay over alleged fraud relating to bushfire support recovery grants. Strike Force Roche was established in April 2020...

Council reveals cost of relocation to Newcastle West

City of Newcastle's decision to spend $8.3 million on the relocation of 450 staff to a new administration centre is evidence of its "frugal...

Police investigate aggravated break and enter at Birmingham Gardens

Officers from Newcastle City Police District are investigating an aggravated break and enter at a Newcastle home overnight. At about 3.45am (Thursday 3 December), police...

Newcastle 500 to launch Supercars’ 2022 season

Newcastle has been chosen to host the opening race of the 2022 Supercars season on the city’s iconic street circuit.

Nathan Bracken to bowl over Newcastle juniors

If you want to be the best, you need to learn from the best. And, Newcastle youngsters will get the opportunity to do just that...

Maitland Regional Art Gallery packs $40,000 punch

A $40,000 Museums & Galleries of NSW Dobell Exhibition grant will enable the Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) to host the prestigious Shadow Boxer...

The Longest Day tees off to raise funds for cancer research

It’s a challenge that will test the skill, strength and stamina of even the most hardened golfer from dawn to dusk. Cancer Council NSW has...

Newcastle Knights back in training

The Newcastle Knights returned to the training paddock this week under the watchful eye of head coach Adam O’Brien. After finishing the 2020 season in...

Owen Craigie’s Chasing the Energy

Rugby league prodigy Owen Craigie faced many challenges throughout his illustrious career – some good, some not-so-good. Once labelled the “best naturally talented player I...

GIVEAWAY: Banjo’s bakery Christmas vouchers

For the year that was, Banjo’s Bakery Café Glendale wants you to celebrate and save this Christmas.   From Christmas Boxes, $1.50 tarts with any...

WIN: Don’t Sweat Summer Gift Packs

While summer brings long, hot sunny days, it unfortunately brings sweating. Sweat rash, chafing, persistent sweating on your face, body and feet can leave...

Rugby league legend Wally Lewis’ new tell-all book

Rugby league legend Wally Lewis has penned a new tell-all autobiography, which is expected to quickly become a bestseller.  The book, which took three years...

Maitland Regional Art Gallery packs $40,000 punch

A $40,000 Museums & Galleries of NSW Dobell Exhibition grant will enable the Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) to host the prestigious Shadow Boxer...

Teen songstress a finalist in national competition

A talented Newcastle songstress is on cloud nine after being named a finalist in a national competition. Eve Stanton's song Clouds was entered into the...

Cinemas eye off big Boxing Day

Hunter cinema owners are counting on Boxing Day to reignite the industry following a tough COVID-19 impacted year. While most complexes in the region re-opened...

Façon’s family focus in landmark issue

Façon’s landmark 10th issue has transported the independent fashion magazine back to its roots. Released this morning (Thursday 3 December) and available internationally, the issue...

Christmas Gift Guide

Needing some inspiration for your Christmas Gifts? Newcastle Weekly journalists Rebecca Riddle and Elizabeth Symington have found some items that could be perfect for...

Meditation’s role in resolving life’s hindrances

Columnist and Australian pioneer of the practice of mindfulness, Charlotte Thaarup, discusses how meditation can help see and resolve life’s five hindrances for contentment. Have you...

Owen Craigie’s Chasing the Energy

Rugby league prodigy Owen Craigie faced many challenges throughout his illustrious career – some good, some not-so-good. Once labelled the “best naturally talented player I...

Hunter woman wins case against disgraced surgeon

After three failed attempts at breast augmentation and the consequent shedding of countless tears, Karuah woman Krystal Bailey has finally had a win. Thanks to...

Horoscopes: 26 November – 2 December 2020

Francis Bevan has put together his horoscopes for the week 26 November – 2 December 2020. This week’s celebrity birthday is Rita Ora. Celebrity birthday Rita...
Oak Tree Retirement Village
Oak Tree Retirement Village

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...

Vegan burger: Rylan’s recipe for success

Rylan McElhone enjoys growing and cooking his own food, he is passionate about the plight of animals, and is interested in learning about sustainable...

Fairy floss fanatics ride high on success

Judith and David Kotz have a flair for fairy floss. With David being a pastry chef, his dream was to open a bakery, however, that...

Hunter’s anger at China’s wine tax

Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon has joined the growing chorus of anger at China’s decision to slap tariffs – up to 212 per cent –...

Take your barbie to the next level

There’s nothing that says Australian summer more than a barbecue on a warm evening. We bring you two recipes that will take your barbie to the next level.

Iconic Aussie pair produce ‘Darn a Good Yarn’

There are few organisations that encapsulate the Australian spirit more aptly than the Royal Flying Doctors Service of Australia (RFDS) and the Country Women’s...
Oak Tree Retirement Village
Oak Tree Retirement Village

Volunteer award a Silver lining for Graeme

NSW SES City of Newcastle deputy unit commander Graeme Silver is a humble, but worthy, winner of the 2020 Newcastle Volunteer Service Award.  The popular...

Maitland Regional Art Gallery packs $40,000 punch

A $40,000 Museums & Galleries of NSW Dobell Exhibition grant will enable the Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) to host the prestigious Shadow Boxer...

Teen songstress a finalist in national competition

A talented Newcastle songstress is on cloud nine after being named a finalist in a national competition. Eve Stanton's song Clouds was entered into the...

The Longest Day tees off to raise funds for cancer research

It’s a challenge that will test the skill, strength and stamina of even the most hardened golfer from dawn to dusk. Cancer Council NSW has...

The Smith Family is appealing for a better Christmas

On Christmas Eve 1922, five businessmen walked into a Sydney orphanage carrying armfuls of toys and sweets. They walked out inspired by a single goal:...

‘Stairway to Heaven’ concept inspired by iconic Roman monument

Newcastle looks set to welcome a touch of Rome as part of the development of a new public space. The ‘Stairway to Heaven’ concept, which...
Jenny Macleod Retirement Village
Jenny Macleod Retirement Village

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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