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Artist Trevor Dickinson’s bringing new colour to Newy

You might not recognise the name, but chances are you’ve seen Trevor Dickinson’s artworks peppered throughout Newcastle. The talented drawer has put his stamp on pedestrian tunnels, tea towels, letterboxes, puzzles, magnets, books,...

Abandoned trolleys the bane of city’s waterways: rowing club boss

Newcastle Rowing Club president John McLeod says abandoned shopping trolleys are the bane of the city’s waterways. Submerged and trapped in sediment, John says, the forsaken carts puts his rowers at risk on...

Port of Newcastle announces $850,000 facelift

Carrington Hydraulic Engine House is set to receive an $850,000 facelift. The 143-year-old structure, which houses the country’s first large scale hydraulic power system, will undergo upgrades thanks to additional funding announced today...

Wheat shipment a boost for exporters

After struggling through drought over the past two years, there’s good news for farmers across the Hunter today, with the first shipment of the bumper NSW winter wheat harvest to leave Port...

Silo art idea on the rise, thanks to Big Picture Fest

The Big Picture Festival has done more than just add a splash of colour to the former steel city. Held across the Labour Day long weekend in October, the three-day event has reignited...

Gratitude blossoms within Hunter-based boutique

For Jess Shuwalow, a life-changing trip through South America and Africa sparked an idea that would pay it forward to the community. She is the Founder and Lead Driver of Happiness for Newcastle-based...
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