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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...

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...

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...

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:...

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,...

Something ‘big’ brewing at Port of Newcastle

The Port of Newcastle is primed to unveil something “big” in the region this weekend. One of the largest single pieces of machinery to be...

Hamilton enjoying post-COVID-19 popularity

More than 30 businesses, including Cakeboi, Biggs Coffee Shop and Sportspower, have moved into Hamilton during the past 12 months as a renewed confidence takes hold in the inner-city suburb.  Confirming the boom in the suburb’s appeal,...
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