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Long-term cycling, parking vision in City gets ‘green light’

It’s the news many Novocastrians want to read. The City’s aspiration for safer and more connected cycleways and a parking plan that supports Newcastle’s growing population is now a step closer. Following an eight-week public exhibition,...

Draft strategy puts people at the heart of economic opportunity

The people of Newcastle are the centre of a new draft strategy that hopes to drive economic opportunities and the city’s recovery from COVID-19. The Economic Development Strategy has been put together by...

Keep Newcastle Ocean Baths free, say Labor councillors

Two Labor councillors have declared their intentions to keep the Newcastle Ocean Baths free, honouring a 70-year pledge in the process. And, on Tuesday 23 February, Carol Duncan and Deputy Lord Mayor Declan...

Sports clubs, not-for-profits and more to benefit from new program

A new online program is set to be a one-stop shop for people searching for grant funding opportunities in Newcastle.  The Newcastle Grant Finder was launched by City of Newcastle today in a...

New Foreshore Park concept open for feedback

City of Newcastle is seeking community feedback on a new concept for Foreshore Park, which sees the site’s community playspace increase by almost eight times.  The design shows a fenced regional-level accessible and inclusive playground the size of...

Wallsend to welcome new active hub

Federal Park in Wallsend will be transformed into a vibrant hub of activity under a new $1.5 million project. Concept designs for the Wallsend Active Hub, which include an expanded play space, bike...

Festival to launch city onto national stage

Novocastrians already know what makes their city a great place. So, hosting an annual arts festival is about letting the rest of the country in on the secret. Speaking in the lead-up to the...

Surf’s up for Newcastle WSL hosting gig

Newcastle is home to world surfing legends Mark Richards, Matt Hoy, Luke Egan, Ryan Callinan and Philippa Anderson, to name just a few. So, it’s apt the region will host 52 of the...