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How to spot and stay safe in a rip

The calmest part of the ocean at the beach is likely the most dangerous. That’s the message from Hunter Surf Lifesaving President Henry Scruton. While these spots may look like an inviting place to...

WIN! Endless hours of outdoor play

Wahu, a homegrown Aussie brand since 1999, embraces the classic, Aussie outdoor lifestyle. Every year their unique games and beach toys for kids join thousands of Australian families on weekend trips to...

Blacksmiths Beach all-access ramp complete

Lake Macquarie resident Angela Barry says it has been years since she ventured onto the beach. As a wheelchair user in a coastal city, the beach had always been off-limits. However, she can now...

Stockton program endorsed by council

City of Newcastle councillors have endorsed the final draft of the Stockton Coastal Management Program 2020 (CMP). The program will now be considered by the Minister for Local Government for review and certification assessment under the Coastal Management Act...

Erosion solution a step closer for Stockton

The future of Stockton’s eroding coastline is a step closer to being decided, with council set to vote to adopt the Stockton Coastal Management Program on Tuesday night. It follows overwhelming community support...

Stockton sand submission gains community support

Stockton residents have thrown their support behind a submission to save its coastline using sand nourishment and seawall extension works. The news comes as the City of Newcastle's 28-day public exhibition period came...

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 and Sails at Belmont will all...

From the editor: a new term to learn

“Covidiots” is a term that has become increasingly popular on social media platforms. It describes someone who ignores the warnings regarding public health or safety, or a person who hoards goods, denying them from their...
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