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Newcastle Airport set to temporarily stand down staff

Newcastle Airport is facing job cuts after applying to the Industrial Relations Commission for orders to temporarily stand down staff. About a quarter of its 59 employees...

Hunter brand set to shut its doors

Another Hunter brand is closing its doors for good. After 68 years of providing health insurance, the group originally known as Newcastle Insurance Benefits will no longer...

Trial supports Newcastle’s night-time economy

A new trial is set to breathe life into Newcastle after dark. City of Newcastle voted to support the night-time economy trial, which involves extending the trading...

Supermum – Juggling business with family

Charlestown’s Lauren Haskins is a mum on the go. In 2016, the speech pathologist opened her own clinic while juggling two children and her job as an...

Charlestown Square’s LEGO store opens its doors

Hundreds of smiling faces of all ages made their way through a coloured balloon archway into Charlestown Square’s new LEGO store on Wednesday.

Rehabilitation centre to call Thornton home

A new neurological rehabilitation centre is set to provide patients across the Hunter with state-of-the-art care. Located at the Thornton Interchange, the $2.6 million centre will feature...

Plastic becoming a sustainable shindig

Emma Kerr was having her wisdom teeth removed at the dentist last November when she first concocted a plan to start her own small business. The young...

Avoiding another shutdown: the Hunter Business Chamber’s warning

The Hunter Business Chamber has urged regional businesses and their customers and clients to ensure they are closely observing COVID-19 regulations to help avoid another business shutdown.

Business Bootcamp empowers women through the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has devastated many across the region and small business owner Karryn Bartlett is no stranger to these effects. But a random act of kindness...

Charlestown man fined for failing to self-isolate

A 60-year-old Charlestown man has been handed a $1,000 fine by Lake Macquarie Police District for failing to self-isolate as per his obligations under the Public Health Act (COVID-19 Border...

JobKeeper extension a welcome lifeline

Hunter Business Chamber Chief Executive Bob Hawes says the continuation of JobKeeper payments will help avoid the economic cliff looming in September.

New committee to push for change to nightlife restrictions

A committee to push for changes to lock-out laws in Newcastle is on the cards following a visit from the NSW Customer Service Minister Victor Dominello this week.

Newcastle Permanent one of the best

The Newcastle Permanent has been ranked one of Australia’s best banks by Forbes. More than 40,000 customers from banks in 23 different companies were surveyed, with Newcastle...

Grants program to help revive small businesses

Small businesses across the Hunter can breathe a sigh of relief as the NSW Government has announced a new grants program to help them recover from the COVID-19 shutdown.

Honeysuckle City Campus receives green light

Newcastle will soon be home to a new university campus after plans were approved last week. Stage 1A of the Honeysuckle City Campus is set to provide a...

Lake Macquarie holiday parks inundated with bookings

The announcement that Lake Macquarie holiday parks are set to re-open has been met with a surge in bookings. Belmont Lakeside, Blacksmiths Beachside, Swansea Lakeside, Wangi Point...

Easing of travel restrictions to boost local economy

The Hunter’s tourism sector is set to receive a boost as COVID-19 travel restrictions begin to ease. The NSW Government announced on Wednesday that residents will be...

Hygiene and hashtags to help hospitality post COVID

Lake Macquarie food and beverage businesses will welcome a new set of guidelines post COVID-19. The changes come in the wake of recent relaxing of some NSW...

National recognition for local young leader

One of the region’s brightest young leaders has been recognised in the preeminent Lawyers Weekly magazine’s 30 under 30 awards. Gabriella Sainsbury was shortlisted in the Corporate...

New virtual work experience program

High school students across the Hunter will soon be able to take part in a locally-created virtual work experience program. The Virtual Intern program, developed by social...

Sky’s the limit for Cessnock Airport

Cessnock Airport will be transformed under a $6.6 million grant in a move that looks set to provide a boost to local jobs and the economy. The...
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