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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

GIVEAWAY! Newcastle by itself

Newcastle duo Greg and Sylvia Ray launched Newcastle by itself this month after curating the collection of photos for most of the year.

The book depicts Newcastle and the Hunter Region’s growth over the last 20 years.

Some of the noticeable changes include the demolition of Queens Wharf Tower, the installation of the light rail, and the conversion of the Roundhouse into a motel.

The pair are hopeful the book will help preserve some of the region’s history; Sylvia often wonders how digital images will survive in the future because they have no physical negative as a backup.

Newcastle by itself is available to purchase online and at several stockists across the region, including news agencies at Charlestown Square, Green Hills, Jesmond, Dungog, Blackbutt, Wickham and Stockton.


Two lucky Newcastle Weekly readers will win a copy of Newcastle by itself (valued at $40 each).

To enter, email [email protected] with ‘Newcastle by itself’ in the subject field. Tell us your name, full contact details (including best delivery address) and why you want this prize. Entries close at 9am on Thursday 26 November 2020 and winners drawn same day. One entry per person. Entrants must be aged 18+.

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