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Tag: Blacksmiths Beach

Cocaine washes ashore near Newcastle Ocean Baths

More packages of cocaine have washed ashore in the Hunter, the latest near the newly-opened Newcastle Ocean Baths.

Cocaine washes up on beaches between Newcastle and Sydney

In extraordinary circumstances, seven packages – suspected to contain cocaine – have washed up on beaches between Newcastle and Sydney.

What’s on: Seven things to do in the Hunter 20 to 22 Jan

Looking for inspiration? Check out our top seven tips on how to spend the weekend in and around the Hunter region.

Belmont Wetlands State Park a no-go for campers

Belmont Wetlands State Park management has banned camping between Redhead and Blacksmiths Beach this summer.

GALLERY: Save our Beach group drawing a line in the sand

Fed up with their beach becoming a dumping ground for campers and four wheel drivers, the Save Our Beach group are taking action.

Stuck for some school holiday ideas?

Take stock parents and carers, we are midway through the first week of January 2021. This means you’ve made it to the halfway mark of the summer school holidays. With the blur of Christmas...

Surf’s up to soothe the soul

Helena Richardson knew it was time to offer something different when she heard women say they no longer wanted to just be in charge of sunscreen, snacks, and sandcastles at the beach. Her...

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...
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