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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...

NSW TAFE to reskill Hunter locals

TAFE NSW will play a leading role in helping Hunter residents to reskill for the jobs of the future as part of a landmark NSW Government initiative, according to the organisation’s managing...

Toy drive hopes to make Christmas bright

For over 30 years, Newcastle Permanent has joined forces with The Salvation Army to brighten Christmas for families in need across the Hunter, by collecting presents for children and teenagers. “We’re calling on...

Cinemas eye off big Boxing Day

Hunter cinema owners are counting on Boxing Day to reignite the industry following a tough COVID-19 impacted year. While most complexes in the region re-opened their doors in July, after nearly a four-month...

Government can do ‘more’: Aitchison

Maitland MP Jenny Aitchison has taken a shot at the NSW Government, claiming its rebranded Dine & Discover vouchers “still don’t go far enough”. The initiative was recently launched to encourage people to...

Exhibition to take new look at domestic life

Art lovers with an affinity for their homes and their creature comforts are expected to feel a fondness for Newcastle Art Gallery’s latest exhibition. Entitled DOMESTIC BLISS: functional works from the collection, the...

Mitch Revs is changing the colour of 2020

While his artwork remains quintessential Newcastle, Mitch 'Revs' Resevsky is hoping his latest exhibition reflects a new calm that has come about after a year that was like no other. The 30-year-old artist,...

Restrictions to ease in time for Christmas

Families across the Hunter will be able to host larger Christmas celebrations next month after NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian today announced a further easing of COVID-19 restrictions. “The community has done an incredible...