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Officers injured in head-on crash at Newcastle

It’s been a bleak start to the new year for two police officers, who were injured in a head-on collision in Newcastle this morning. About 1.30am on Friday 1 January, emergency services were...

Secret Santa provides generous Christmas cheer

It is the ultimate “Secret Santa” concept. A kind-hearted stranger contacts an independent toy shop before Christmas and offers to pay-off the store’s customers’ outstanding lay-bys. You don’t believe it? Neither did Chris and...

Teen songstress a finalist in national competition

A talented Newcastle songstress is on cloud nine after being named a finalist in a national competition. Eve Stanton's song Clouds was entered into the Australian Children's Music Foundation (ACMF) National Songwriting Competition...

Social housing boost in Newcastle

Thirty-two new social housing homes at an investment of $11.59 million are on their way to Newcastle. The housing renewal projects, at Landa Parade and Stannet Street in Waratah West, and Richard Street...

Newcastle author pens series that began as a gift

Julie Keating is a Novocastrian who loves local history. The retired librarian says she savours the time spent researching her favourite topic, Newcastle in the 1800s. Ms Keating published Adamstown and Broadmeadow: The early...

Construction starts on social housing development

A new social housing project in Newcastle will provide jobs and a timely economic boost for the city. The NSW Government announced that construction has begun on two sites, Richard Street in Adamstown...

UPDATE: Second confirmed COVID-19 case in Newcastle, linked to St Pius X High School case

A second case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Newcastle; a close contact of the teenager announced yesterday. The District is continuing to investigate the source of that case’s infection. This latest...