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Knights star Edrick Lee eager to kick-on after Origin experience

Newcastle Knights winger Edrick Lee is determined to build on his impressive end to a roller-coaster 2020 season. The 28-year-old was a top performer for the Knights, averaging 121 metres per game and...

Social media giants in Claydon’s sights

A Newcastle MP has heaped criticism upon Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack following his remarks about Donald Trump's social media conduct and is leading the way in parliament's struggle against the big...

Jets striker Tara Andrews hopes to maintain goalscoring form against Roar

Newcastle striker Tara Andrews will be hoping to continue her goal-scoring form against Brisbane Roar this weekend. The Jets are winless through the first two games of the W-League season, suffering narrow 2-1...

Newcastle MP praises A-League public health order

The NSW Government has enacted a new public health order ahead of the Newcastle Jets' A-League clash against the Western Sydney Wanderers and former coach Carl Robinson. The public health order, which came...

Jets skipper signs on for another season

The Newcastle Jets received a huge boost in the lead up to the start of the new A-League campaign after captain and fan favourite Nigel Boogaard agreed to stay with the club...

Newcastle to host Beach 5s rugby tournament

Newcastle is set to play host to an exciting rugby-hybrid tournament next month. The Beach 5s rugby festival, a cross between rugby union, rugby league, and touch football, will come to Newcastle’s iconic...

Border update after COVID-19 cluster grows in Sydney

Several states have altered their border rules for travellers from NSW in response to the growth of the Northern Beaches COVID-19 cluster. South Australia: As of 10am today (Friday 18 December), the South...

University and City solidify partnership

Intra-city cooperation received a boost as two of Newcastle’s major players came together to form a new partnership. The University of Newcastle and City of Newcastle have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU),...

University of Newcastle launches new speech pathology scholarship

A new University of Newcastle scholarship is aiming to provide educational opportunities to Indigenous scholars going into the field of speech pathology. The scholarship will provide students with $12,000 over a three-year period,...

Spreading Christmas cheer after a tough year

Goodwill and Christmas cheer are being spread across the Hunter after a tough 12 months. The Eastlakes Salvation Army branch in Lake Macquarie is hoping to alleviate some of the stresses of the...

Astronomers set for once-in-a-lifetime event

A once-in-400-year astronomical event will give a clear view of Saturn and Jupiter from gardens across the Hunter in what astronomers call a ‘great conjunction’.  For the next two weeks, the alignments of...

City dumps $24 million into new landfill site

A new landfill site's construction saw the equivalent of 280 Olympic swimming pools excavated in a bid to future proof the city's waste disposal for the next decade. City of Newcastle has invested...