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Turning 70 is a piece of cake for Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels is turning 70 and to celebrate scientists, a dietitian and pastry chef have baked The Unforgettable Cake to boost brain health.

Sweat for Survivors wrapping up September with ‘Play’ day

Dress in your activewear on Friday 29 September for Sweats Day and raise funds for cancer survivors and Newcastle's Kaden Centre.

Soul Hub Big Ask Gala fundraiser brings $100k boost

The Soul Hub Big Ask Gala has helped the vital charity take a step closer to its $1.8 million target and its new Hunter Street premises.

Cyclists push on to finish line for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Twenty-five riders are expected to reach Newcastle on Saturday after five days spent covering 500km for Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Lambton lad reunites with buddies for Variety B to B Bash

An annual 10-day reunion spent travelling 6,000km in a 1994 Ford Fairlane - that's the plan for Variety B to B Bash entrants Team Superheroes.

Soul Hub announces latest $1.8 million move and The BIG ASK

Soul Hub is on the move to 437 Hunter Street, but first they have a BIG ASK of the Newcastle community.

Runner takes on epic challenge to help save the children

Jared Styan is preparing to run the Oodnadatta Track in 10 days - that's 62km every day, raising $50,000 for Save the Children Australia.

Dressed for Success fundraiser to bring fashion with a cause

Dressed for Success is hosting its annual Fashion Frenzy Newcastle, promising bargains that can help bring a fresh start for a woman in need.

Variety NSW Bash 2023 to roll into foreshore for fun

The Variety NSW Bash Family Fun Day will take place at Newcastle Foreshore on 27 May, welcoming teams at the end of their 2,600km journey.

Mother’s Day ethical gifts – a ‘Compassion’-ate idea

A pop-up stall at Westfield Kotara is offering shoppers an ethical gift idea for Mother's Day - Compassion will be there until 14 May.

Hunter youth have their voices heard

The voices of the region’s youth were heard loud and clear during the week on subjects that matter most to them.

NEWCASTLE 500: More opportunities for community to have say on Supercars’ future 

On the back of a successful weekend, City of Newcastle (CN) is now giving residents a say on the future of the Newcastle 500.

New committee brings glitz, glamour to 2023 Bean Counters Ball

A new committee is set to bring games, glitz and glamour to the annual Bean Counters Ball in 2023, while raising funds for local charities.

Wallsend retired postie making a dash for charity

Lenny Muddle is doing his bit to help disadvantaged kids, riding his postie bike 1400km over six days in the Variety Children's Charity Dash.

Six Hunter groups benefit from IMB community funding

Six Hunter-based groups focussed on supporting at-risk families are among 52 recipients to benefit from the IMB Bank Community Foundation.

Big brands help celebrate 100 years of Vinnies

A number of popular fashion labels have donated items that will be sold this month to help Vinnies Stores celebrate 100 years of support.

Eight community groups benefit from Nova’s generosity

Eight Hunter-based organisations will now implement programs to the benefit of the community, thanks to Nova Alliance Bank.

Big-hearted Michelle Boundy launches new Newcastle kindness initiative

Big-hearted Merewether resident Michelle Boundy has established a new community initiative, Be Kind Newcastle.

Call for Hunter motorbike riders to Ride for the Stars

A group of Newcastle motorcyclists is calling for others to join them on a three-day ride next month to raise funds for mentoring and scholarships for local disadvantaged kids.

New England Highway revved to support Variety this weekend

A group of 42 adventure bike riders will depart Tamworth on Sunday, 18th September, riding to raise more than $60,000 for Variety.

Financial support extended to popular country shows

Country show organisers across the Upper Hunter electorate will soon be able to make plans with certainty.
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