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Rebecca Riddle

Rebecca Riddle

Reuse, recycle, Remondis; TAFE mechanics get trucking

Recycling giant Remondis is offering mechanical students at TAFE NSW Kurri Kurri some unique hands-on learning.

West end development to attract 13,000 new residents

Parts of the region face billions of dollars of development and a new precinct named Lake Mac Central - is your postcode included?

VIDEO: Australia Post fed up, 11 dog attacks on posties each day

A spate of dog attacks has led to warnings Australia Post will not deliver parcels if at risk, it comes as 55 posties are attacked each week.

Missy Higgins, Newcastle crowd embraces Second Act tour

Newcastle audiences offered a standing ovation for Aussie darling Missy Higgins at the weekend as she shared her Second Act.

How council plans to spend your money next financial year

Bridges, roads, playgrounds, waste and sporting facilities, Lake Mac council allocates capital works spending for the 2024/25 financial year.

Lisa McGuigan takes a step back for new partner

Lisa McGuigan will take a step back from her Vamp cellar door in Pokolbin, handing over the reins to her new partner Alex Holness.

Fresh stats prompt urgent call to address retiree housing stress

Retirement living needs to be a housing priority now to accommodate the millions of ageing Australians, says Retirement Living Council boss.

Sculptures in the Garden 2024 organisers call for submissions

Organisers of this year's Sculptures in the Garden are encouraging artists to vie for what is potentially $400,000 worth of earnings.

Olive Tree Kids’ zone to launch at city’s creative market

The Olive Tree Market organisers are branching out, recruiting fresh young creatives to showcase their talents at a school holiday event

Merewether: Suburb Profile

What makes living in Merewether so special? Is it the pristine beaches, ocean baths, Bathers Way, amenities, surf culture or all of the above?

Dobell Festival welcomes Dog Day Out event in 2024

The 47th annual Dobell Festival, launched at Lake Macquarie's Museum of Art and Culture yapang at the weekend, has already gone to the dogs.

Melanie Norman, ‘Pieces of Me’ art exhibition

After finding her own healing through art, Melanie Norman is hosting her Pieces of Me exhibition and workshop, hoping to help others.
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