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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Police launch investigation after stabbing at Newcastle Ocean Baths

Detectives have commenced an investigation after a man was stabbed several times at the Newcastle Ocean Baths overnight. At about 9.35pm (Monday 14 June), emergency...

Hunter ‘heroes’ honoured on Queen’s Birthday List

More than a dozen Hunter “heroes” are among 1,190 Australians recognised on the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List. The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia...

Hornery puts youth mental health in the spotlight

Wallsend state MP Sonia Hornery used a speech in Parliament this week to highlight the difficulty parents and families face in getting support for...

WRHS’s AW139 clocks up significant milestone

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) clocked up a significant milestone at the weekend when the AgustaWestland (AW139) fleet officially registered 10,000 flying hours. Introduced...

Three charged over alleged Raymond Terrace home invasion

Three people have been charged over an alleged home invasion at Raymond Terrace early this morning. About 3.40am on Saturday 12 June, emergency services were...

Maitland road network must be a priority: MP

Maitland state MP Jenny Aitchison believes the NSW Government must provide urgent funding for the town’s troubled road network. The local member is demanding the...

GALLERY: Scorpions tame Lions in Real NRL

A gallant South Newcastle Lions was no match for a clinical Macquarie Scorpions outfit in the Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League (Real NRL) at the...

AFL juniors set to shine in Challenge Cup

The region’s best AFL juniors will showcase their silky skills at the Challenge Cup this weekend. The two-day tournament, featuring under-13, under-15 and under-17 boys’...

Knights to provide timely women’s league pathway

The Hunter Valley’s best female players now have an improved – and closer – pathway to the “big time”. It was today confirmed the Newcastle...

Jets avoid wooden spoon with stunning upset

An Apostolos Stamatelopoulos’ late winner helped lift the Newcastle Jets out of the A-League basement on Thursday night. The Hunter club’s 2-1 triumph over Melbourne City left Melbourne...

Knights legend impressed by ‘sensational’ Blues

Newcastle Knights legend Mark Hughes has labelled NSW’s record-breaking State of Origin victory as a “sensational” effort. The Brad Fittler-led outfit stunned the rugby league...

Rising star Ethan Hawes on icy path to success

Newcastle Northstars young gun Ethan Hawes has the ice hockey world at his feet. That’s the opinion of general manager Garry Dore, who possesses a...

Thrashville kicks off with first five acts announced

Australia is indeed the fortunate country when it comes to live music gatherings. So, Dashville’s excited to announce a number of acts for its “slightly...

Art gallery exhibition packs a punch

The Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) invites everyone to be part of a special Winter Season opening weekend later this month, as various exciting...

Osprey reaches for the sky

The sky’s the limit for Hunter-based band Osprey.  The group, who formed in Dungog, is spreading its wings into new territory and paving the way...

OUT AND ABOUT: 5 things to do this weekend

Bored or looking for something to do this weekend?Well, here’s a few tips courtesy of the Newcastle Weekly. WHAT: Melbourne International Comedy Festival RoadshowWHERE: Newcastle...

Food, music, dance and language centre stage at this year’s Diversity Festival

Compassion and belonging are set to be the hero ingredients at this year’s Newcastle Celebrating Unity in Diversity Festival. The food, language, music and dance celebration...

WIN! Whale watching gift certificate

Whale watchers are in for a real treat. The annual migration of humpbacks is currently underway along the East Coast of Australia. From now through to...

Flipping the perspective on elderly and exercise

Christine is 73 and can deadlift more than 50 kilograms. It’s all thanks to Karl Versteeg and the team at Carrington’s Groundwork Fitness. When she first...

Horoscopes: 3 – 9 June 2021

Francis Bevan has put together his horoscopes for the week 3 – 9 June 2021. This week’s celebrity birthday is Rafael Nadal. Celebrity birthday Rafael Nadal 3...

GALLERY: Kotara South netballers find the purrfect fundraiser

A cat named Kevin, a turtle wearing a black and orange bow and a dachshund in a sports bag - while it might read...

Belmont the next mass vaccination centre

A former Bunnings warehouse in Lake Macquarie will be transformed into the NSW Government’s second mass vaccination centre, further boosting the vaccine rollout across...

Winter wardrobe inspiration

Some winter wardrobe inspiration from seriously stylish celebs. Blake Lively arrives at Good Morning America last year. Style icon Alexa Chung at London Fashion Week. Caro Daur at Milan Fashion Week in an...

Horoscopes: 3 – 9 June 2021

Francis Bevan has put together his horoscopes for the week 3 – 9 June 2021. This week’s celebrity birthday is Rafael Nadal. Celebrity birthday Rafael Nadal 3...

Dine & Discover extended to include school holidays

Hunter residents are set to be among the five million people in NSW to have already redeemed their Dine and Discover vouchers thanks to...

Anyfin goes on National Fish and Chips Day

Today is National Fish and Chips Day. The hot dish consisting of battered, fried or grilled seafood and served with a helping of thinly-sliced potatoes will undoubtedly...

Nutritionist shares tips for a healthy winter

If you are worried about getting sick this winter, you are not alone. New research has revealed that many Australian parents are worried about their...

Piratti Sourdough bakery launches with people over profit model

Ethics, social enterprise and regenerative culture aren’t usually terms associated with sourdough bread, but for Newcastle’s Piratti, prioritising people over profit is at the...

Perfect persimmons

In season now, persimmons have two varieties and can work in a range of dishes, sweet or savoury!

Winter warmer: Immunity Hot Chocolate

This week the Newcastle Weekly brings you an immunity boosting recipe that is perfect for the colder weather. Recipe by Susie Burell, courtesy of Mayver’sPrep/cook:...

Hunter ‘heroes’ honoured on Queen’s Birthday List

More than a dozen Hunter “heroes” are among 1,190 Australians recognised on the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List. The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia...

WRHS’s AW139 clocks up significant milestone

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) clocked up a significant milestone at the weekend when the AgustaWestland (AW139) fleet officially registered 10,000 flying hours. Introduced...

Community input sought to imagine ‘a place for everyone’

City of Newcastle is inviting the community to identify the barriers to social inclusion as it develops a new Social Strategy. The proposal will provide...

Sharon Claydon listens to the people

There’s no down-time for politicians – if they’re not in Parliament, then they’re meeting their constituents. That was certainly the case this week for Newcastle...

Kindness a key at Cardiff’s InFigur8 Studio

For seven years a little not-for-profit gym in Cardiff has been helping women become the best version of themselves.  Called InFigur8 Studio, president Anne Finegan...

Food, music, dance and language centre stage at this year’s Diversity Festival

Compassion and belonging are set to be the hero ingredients at this year’s Newcastle Celebrating Unity in Diversity Festival. The food, language, music and dance celebration...

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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