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Getting up close with beastly bison

They’re 800 kilograms of explosive energy and can jump two metres high. American bison aren’t too common in Australia, but in the small, sleepy town of Morpeth,...

Maritime museum in rough seas amid stoush with council

It’s been a long running saga, and now a war of words has erupted yet again between members of the Newcastle Maritime Museum Society (NMMS) and City of Newcastle.

Maitland Aquatic Centre to open, East Maitland delayed

Maitland Aquatic Centre will open its outdoor pools, splash pad, change rooms and showers on Monday 28 September - just in time for the school holidays. With...

Charlestown mum wins national award

Charlestown’s Lauren Haskins has won the 2020 AusMumpreneur Award for Service Based Business in NSW/ACT. The Newcastle Weekly spoke to the Director of A Growing Understanding Speech...

Rare first-hand footage of firefighter tackling blaze

In a rare opportunity, the Fire and Rescue crew from Rutherford 455 has filmed what it's like to receive a call out, and be faced with flames bellowing from an...

Hunter hospitals’ report card improves

A fall in emergency presentations and a rise in people waiting for surgery – the latest Healthcare Quarterly report on the region's hospitals is out today and it presented...

Prime Minister visits Hunter to reveal energy plan

Energy companies need to step up and fill the gap left by the closure of Liddell power station, or the Federal Government will act. That’s the message...

Charges laid after police pursuit called in PolAir

Police have charged two men, including a driver disqualified for life, after a pursuit in the state’s Hunter Region yesterday. Just before 10am, officers from Port Stephens-Hunter...

Change of pace pays off for Royle

Newcastle’s Aaron Royle is celebrating today after winning his first Ironman 70.3 on the Sunshine Coast yesterday.In only his second-ever attempt at the 70.3 distance, Royle showed a cool head...

First female Chair of Charitable Foundation Board

The Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation has its first ever female Chair, with non-executive Director Jennifer Leslie appointed the position. It follows Phil Neat’s retirement following 17 years...

Billabongs ‘Pay it Forward’ despite desperate times

Billabongs restaurant at East Maitland Bowling Club has long been a favourite for locals. On a normal day, before COVID-19, a whopping 450 people would pass through...

Plans progress for desalination plant at Belmont

A proposed Drought Response Desalination Plant at Belmont is a step closer to approval following the release an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Amendment Report today. Hunter Water...