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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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Talented Newcastle youth take centre stage

Street art, skateboarding and songwriting will all play an integral role in City of Newcastle celebrating NSW Youth Week 2021. The creation of a community mural kicks off a suite of youth-led activities...

Youth groups join forces to bring passionate young people together

A festival for young creatives is just one of seven events Lake Macquarie City Council is supporting this month as part of Youth Week 2021. The Get It Together Youth Festival will coincide...

Exciting new twist on a Fair tradition

Come one, come all to the Lake Mac Autumn Fair. The event – at Speers Point Park on Saturday 1 May – is an exciting new twist on an old tradition. It will draw...

Waratah Brass Newcastle hits right note on national stage

Waratah Brass Newcastle recently hit the right note at the Australian National Online Festival of Bands. The oldest continually operating community brass band in the Hunter was awarded the highest honours at the...

REAL ESTATE: The state of the Newcastle market

More buyers than homes, that’s the problem with Newcastle’s real estate market says one local agent. First National Real Estate Newcastle City agent Tom Lemke warns while the former steel city is experiencing...

New podcast helps Hunter residents grow stronger as they age

Novocastrians will be able to get information and insights into how the law can help and protect them as they age in a new podcast being launched today by Hunter law firm...

Wheels in motion for Fernleigh Track’s FAST addition

While it might not be time to saddle up just yet, work on the Fernleigh Track extension has begun. Known as the Fernleigh Awabakal Shared Track (FAST), the project will eventually form a...

New circular tourism set to Go

Dr Phoebe Everingham and Newcastle Greens candidate Sinead Francis-Coan are fast becoming the city’s off the beaten track tour taste-testers. Combining their extensive overseas travel experience with insider local knowledge , the pair...

Generosity in The Fast Lane

Now, more than ever, we believe that kindness counts. Did you know that one in five Australians experience a mental health condition each year? Or, that three million Aussies are living with depression or...

Windfall for Stockton Beach

Stockton Beach is set to be the winner thanks to more than $768,000 in grants. The NSW Government funding was awarded to the City of Newcastle Council under the 2020-2021 Coastal and Estuary...

Foundation hopes to break barriers to basketball

Newcastle Basketball will open its doors to more children, thanks to a new funding resource announced this week. With the establishment of the Basketball Community Foundation, the central sporting hub is hoping to...

Living Sculptures comes to The Levee

This autumn, The Levee is Changing Colours with a program of creativity, fun and art, and the first time five temporary artworks have been installed along the Riverside Walk and The Levee...

New alliance to make Hunter an age-friendly community

A group of citizens has formed a new alliance to get all levels of government, business, NGOs and residents to focus more on older people and work together to make the Hunter...

Young Champions primed for first performance

The Lake Macquarie Music Society (LMMS) is gearing up to present its first performance for 2021. Young Champions will take place at the Warners Bay Theatre, located in John Street, on Saturday 24...

Workshops to inspire the city’s most Creative Kids

Maitland Libraries are keeping young people connected with community, culture and the arts through a series of new workshops beginning 22 April. Youngsters of all experience levels will be able to get a...

Youth invited to shred for Maitland skate comp

Skateboarders are being challenged to rip it this month, when Maitland City Council hosts Maitland Shred on Saturday 24 April. Capping off National Youth Week 2021, the inaugural skateboard competition will invite riders...

Warabrook business fined $8000 for illegal dumping

Newcastle based company, ARSK Civil Pty Ltd, has received another conviction and been fined $8000 in Maitland Local Court for illegally dumping 52 tonnes of demolition waste. The company, located in Warabrook, is...

Carly’s revved up for Knights Rescue Rally

Proud Novocastrian Carly Moncrieff is revved up to make a mark in next month’s inaugural Knights Rescue Rally. The new four-day fun-filled car trek – from 5 to 8 May, in support of...

Niche sport heading in the right direction

A map, compass, checkpoints and unfamiliar terrain are all components of a sport that tests the brain.  Whether you run, walk or ride a bike, orienteering is a challenging adventure that is sure...

4WD community does its bit to clean up Olney State Forest

A fleet of 4WDs converged in the popular Olney State Forest to remove a staggering eight tonnes of illegally-dumped rubbish during the recent Clean-Up Australia Day. The event was organised by the Hunter...

Junior footballers to kick goals this season

More than 10,000 free footballs will roll out across northern NSW ahead of the start of the 2021 community football season. The initiative also kicks off Newcastle Permanent’s extension of its partnership with...
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