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Hunter Valley Zoo stands tall after a tough year

When the world came to a sudden stop in 2020, zoos across the nation stuck their necks out in a bid to survive. Zookeepers put in long hours to ensure the animals were...

New Year’s resolutions seem a little shallow after 2020

Regular columnist Stephen Smith, from Merewether Fitness Studio, discusses what we learnt in 2020 and suggests some simple changes you can make this year.

A year in review: October 2020

Here are a few of our favourite stories from October. Flags signal start of lifesaving season October kicked off with warmer weather, resulting in keen beachgoers hitting the surf. Red and yellow flags...

A year in review: August 2020

In Newcastle Weekly’s latest review of 2020, we’re looking back at the stories we brought to you in August. Pipe band celebrates 75 years on VP Day When you meet Val McEwan, you can...

A year in review: May 2020

Here are a few of our top stories from the month of May. Newcastle sporting great passes away May began with the unfortunate loss of sporting great, Ray Frost. A life member of...

Christmas has arrived in Newcastle

A Christmas tree maze, Aussie beach-style Santa photos and lunchtime concerts mark the official start of Christmas in Newcastle today. The free family-friendly festivities are part of the City of Newcastle’s A Very...

Maitland New Year’s Eve decision pending

With New Year’s Eve just ten weeks away, Maitland City Council is considering whether to go ahead with its traditional celebratory event. Current health restrictions are still limiting the ability for mass gatherings,...

Newcastle’s New Year’s Eve fireworks cancelled

Novocastrians will have to wait another year for a fireworks show, with City of Newcastle cancelling its New Year's Eve event for 2020. The celebration has been cancelled due to the ongoing risks...