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Road users urged to be wary of school zones

Road users have been reminded to remain vigilant when it comes to driving in and around school zones, with many students heading back to class today. Lake Macquarie City Council urges parents, carers...

Lake Macquarie welcomes 40 new citizens

Lake Macquarie resident Fulgence Mbonimpa was one of 40 new citizens who celebrated becoming Australians during a ceremony at Rathmines Theatre today. Moving from his native Burundi, a small landlocked country in...

Bellbird, Wine Country vie for T20 title

Bellbird and the Wine Country Wood Ducks will fight it out for T20 premiership honours in this year’s Cessnock District Cricket Association Tier One competition after both won through to the final...

Innovation, creativity keys to new arts leaders’ vision at Lake Macquarie

Two new leaders in Lake Macquarie’s thriving arts community have vowed to drive innovation and creativity to cement the city’s reputation as a regional powerhouse. Lake Macquarie City Council manager arts, culture and...

Knights name five-man leadership group

The Newcastle Knights have announced a five-man senior leadership group heading into the 2021 season. The group will include hard-hitting forward Mitch Barnett, livewire fullback Kalyn Ponga, Origin front-rower Daniel Saifiti, five-eighth Blake...

Playing with the voice of loneliness

In her latest column, Australian pioneer of the practice of mindfulness, Charlotte Thaarup, delves into Mindful Voice Integration and discusses how it can help those who are suffering from loneliness. For many...

Body found in Newcastle Harbour

An investigation is underway after a body was found in Newcastle Harbour overnight. Officers from Newcastle City Police District were called to Wharf Road about 8.50pm on Saturday 23 January, after the body...

Book talk: 3 books for Australia Day

Jeff Popple reviews three books for Australia Day. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog: murdermayhemandlongdogs.com

Hunter businesses can ‘shop local’ when choosing media partners

The COVID-19 pandemic represented a generational turning point.  The global disruption the virus caused to consumers, business and media has not been seen in the modern era.  With change of this magnitude the downstream...

Five charged after break-in at Hunter business

Five people, including four teenagers, have been charged in relation to a couple of alleged break and enter offences in the Hunter region. Officers attached to Port Stephens-Hunter Police District recently investigated two...

Drunk driver charged after colliding with unmarked police car

A woman has been charged with high-range drink driving after colliding with an unmarked police car while more than four times the legal limit in Lake Macquarie. At about 5.15pm on Wednesday 21...

Council pushes ahead to refurbish Dixon Park kiosk

City of Newcastle is progressing with plans to revitalise Dixon Park. And, contracts to refurbish the kiosk are now open to tender. The project will see the building transformed into an improved space with...