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How Abbey’s first haircut will make such a difference

When you’re 10-years-old and having your first hair salon haircut, chances are you're not concerned with where the hair ends up. However, for Garden Suburb youngster Abbey...

Musician urges community to check in on their mates

Jacob Ridgeway believes one simple question could help save a life. The Newcastle-based musician and R U OK? ambassador is urging the community to check in on...

Helping families capture magic moments in time

Connar Gibson was two years old when Monica Halliday met him. He was a cheeky little boy who had just started at her family daycare and, within...

Foundation’s Father’s Day fundraiser

Make Father’s Day extra special for your dad this Sunday by purchasing a gift that could help support people living with cancer. The Hunter Melanoma Foundation (HMF)...

Last minute Dignity Drive donation

There’s been a remarkable last minute donation to the August ‘Dignity Drive’ organised by Maitland MP Jenny Aitchison, with the Rotary Club of Maitland Sunrise donating more than $550 worth...

Real estate agent offers solution to city’s homeless

Real estate agent Chad Dunn was clearing out his shed when he came up with an idea to help the city’s homeless.  Finding more two-man tents than...

Angel Gowns Australia needs more volunteers

Satin, silk, buttons, lace or tulle. Angel Gowns Australia volunteer Patricia Cameron says any type of wedding dress can help comfort parents who are dealing with...

Red Nose Day a chance to support families through child loss

When Scott and Shari Hogan heard son Porter crying in his bed a little over four years ago, it was hardly a cause for concern. Newborns cry.

Foundation welcomes new set of wheels

A brand-new car is set to help brain cancer sufferers across the Newcastle and Hunter regions. The Mark Hughes Foundation welcomed the unveiling of the Toyota Corolla...

Charity makes urgent plea amid National Homelessness Week

The St Vincent de Paul Society has made an urgent plea to the NSW Government to build more social housing. It comes as the charity honours...

Donning denim for a worthy cause

When Mollyjane* pulls on a pair of jeans tomorrow, it will be an act some doctors thought she would never be able to make. Affectionately known as...

MP’s joining this year’s Share the Dignity drive

“Feminine hygiene products are not a luxury.”  This is the message Maitland MP Jenny Aitchison is hoping will drive the community to donate this month.

Stay in your pyjamas for a purpose

Aussies are set to spend the day in their pyjamas to raise money for vulnerable children in foster care. It comes as today, Friday 17 July,...

Running towards a brighter future

A relationship breakdown two years ago sent Kaleb Paten “off the rails” and into a spiral of self-destruction. The Novocastrian became a workaholic and made some questionable...

Challenge sparks nationwide conversation

Mental health has received a push-up thanks to a challenge that raised money for local youth mental health initiatives. The Push-Up Challenge 2020 saw headspace Newcastle...

Camping in to help children with cancer

A new initiative is calling on the community to help change the cancer story for children and their families. Residents across the Hunter will camp from home...

Beanie for Brain Cancer Round raises $2.5 million

Australians have rallied behind the Mark Hughes Foundation to raise $2.55 million across the NRL’s Beanie for Brain Cancer Round. This year’s campaign urged fans to buy...

Raid My Wardrobe celebrates 10th anniversary

The founder of a popular women's fashion event has reflected on its impact in the community a decade after it launched inside Newcastle Basketball Stadium. Rachel Prest,...

Grant to give Firstchance children a new voice

Firstchance is hoping a $47,000 windfall will help its children avoid developing American accents. The money is a grant received from the Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation on...

“Humbling” experience as CEOs set to sleep rough

For Newcastle's Adam Boyle, it is hard to imagine how a homeless person makes it through the night. However, tomorrow he will put himself in their shoes...

Men’s Shed reopens and launches new appeal

A new appeal is calling on the community to donate unused computers and sewing machines to struggling families and children in the Philippines. If you have any...
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