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Man dies after motorbike crash in Hunter Valley

A man has tragically died after a motorbike crash in the Hunter Valley at the weekend. About 12.25pm on Saturday 15 May, emergency services responded...

Skipper rescued from sinking yacht off Newcastle

Officers from the Marine Area Command (MAC) have helped rescue a skipper and sinking yacht off Newcastle during a 26-hour operation. The MAC received reports...

Hope Rocks with cavalcade of Oz music legends

A cavalcade of stars will align, including James Reyne, Baby Animals, Choirboys, Models and Boom Crash Opera, at Hope Estate later this year. Hope Rocks,...

Five missions for WRHS in busy 18-hour period

It’s been an extremely busy period over the past 18 hours for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS). The organisation was called into action to...

NSW SES Hunter Unit seeks new members

The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) is currently recruiting new members to join the Hunter Capability Unit. The role involves volunteering in the Emergency Operations...

Free Chemical CleanOut for household problem waste

Each year Lake Macquarie residents save approximately 80 tonnes of household problem waste from going to landfill by dropping off items such as poisons,...

Cessnock’s Billy Gilbert sets up Rebels’ Tri Series victory

The Newcastle Rebels took out the 2021 Tri Series Steel City Challenge with a comfortable 36-4 victory over the Illawarra Steelers at Collegians Sporting...

Rebels’ juniors hold on for gutsy win

The Newcastle Rebels held off a late comeback from the Illawarra Steelers to secure a 26-22 victory in the Tri Series under-20 Steel City...

Tszyucastle a happy hunting ground for Tim, Kostya

No Tszyu has ever lost a fight in the Hunter – and young gun Tim is hoping it stays that way when he faces...

Watts good for the Real NRL is ideal for the Rebels

While he might be a new face to the Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League (Real NRL) faithful, Rebels mentor Aaron Watts is no stranger to...

Junior production line boosting Butcher Boys

There’s something building nicely at the Central Newcastle Butcher Boys. And, it has a lot to do with the Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League club’s junior...

Roller derby’s much-anticipated return to Newcastle

As Dorothy once stated, “there’s no place like home”. And, with that famous movie line in mind, one of the most popular sports in the...

George Orwell’s Animal Farm live on stage

George Orwell’s intensely powerful tale illustrates with stunning clarity and grotesque beauty how greed and power corrupt and, with devastating consequences, can change the...

Hope Rocks with cavalcade of Oz music legends

A cavalcade of stars will align, including James Reyne, Baby Animals, Choirboys, Models and Boom Crash Opera, at Hope Estate later this year. Hope Rocks,...

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: Newcastle Roller Derby League WHERE: Newcastle Showground...

Port Stephens museum plan a step closer

A push to develop a regional museum and interpretive centre in Port Stephens has taken a step forward, with the group leading the charge...

Baden-Clay sister to host Newy High Tea

Vanessa Fowler will once again be lending her voice to domestic violence prevention, speaking at the Friends With Dignity High Tea in Newcastle this...

Roller derby’s much-anticipated return to Newcastle

As Dorothy once stated, “there’s no place like home”. And, with that famous movie line in mind, one of the most popular sports in the...

Horoscopes: 13 – 19 May 2021

Francis Bevan has put together his horoscopes for the week 13 – 19 May 2021. This week’s celebrity birthday is Cate Blanchett. Celebrity birthday Cate Blanchett 14...

Tim Neve Warehouse an interior designer’s dream

Novocastrian Tim Neve boasts a flair for interior design. The passionate local has been working in the industry for more than a decade after starting...

Xavier’s spreading good karma

Xavier Neil may only be 10 but over the past three years he has raised more money for charity than most.  The youngster is passionate...

Horoscopes: 6 – 12 May 2021

Francis Bevan has put together his horoscopes for the week 6 – 12 May 2021. This week’s celebrity birthday is Rami Malek. Celebrity birthday Rami Malek 12...

Renters ‘be ready’ says real estate agent

The Hunter is facing a rental crisis, with record numbers vying for the same property, paying above asking price, and some even paying 12...

Chinchen Street creator to host her first pop-up

When Bonnie Lee Tipper hosts her pop-up shop and exhibition in The Showroom at the Owens Collective this Friday, it’ll be the closest she...

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:...

Winemakers looking for a NEWcastle base

Dirt Candy Wine is looking for a Newcastle base to call home. Having spent the past five years in a shared space in the Hunter...

GALLERY: Take a peak inside Newcastle’s first five-star hotel

Newcastle’s first five-star hotel is almost ready to open its doors. The redevelopment, 14 months in the making, is the much anticipated transformation of the...

Newy’s iconic Star Hotel has a new custodian

It has its own Cold Chisel song and its history boasts a public riot that hit the news on the opposite side of the...

Diet a key to keeping the winter nasties at bay

As Hunter residents prepare for winter, they have been warned to expect a surge in colds and flus after spending last year mostly indoors. Social...

Mother’s Day recipe: spiced brioche buns

Treat Mum to a Mother’s Day breakfast or brunch – in bed, or not, her choice! – with this delicious recipe for spiced brioche...

Five missions for WRHS in busy 18-hour period

It’s been an extremely busy period over the past 18 hours for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS). The organisation was called into action to...

DigiLab to preserve Newcastle’s history

Rare and fragile items dating back to the early 1800s are now able to be preserved for future generations through a new high-tech digitisation...

Soul Cafe calls on community to Sleepout for a cause

Grab a swag, some warm clothes and dive into your pockets to support Soul Cafe during an event later this month.  The community organisation is...

Community feedback sought on Coon Island name

Lake Macquarie City Council is seeking feedback on the community’s sentiment regarding the name of Coon Island and Coon Island Point. Council’s director service delivery...

Port Stephens museum plan a step closer

A push to develop a regional museum and interpretive centre in Port Stephens has taken a step forward, with the group leading the charge...

Baden-Clay sister to host Newy High Tea

Vanessa Fowler will once again be lending her voice to domestic violence prevention, speaking at the Friends With Dignity High Tea in Newcastle this...

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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