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Fernleigh Track’s new $200,000 facility

Design is underway on a new $200,000 amenities block near the end of the Fernleigh Track at Belmont. The facility, which will include an accessible toilet, two unisex toilets, and bike racks, meets...

Have your say on parking in Newcastle

The silly season is upon us and, arguably, there's nothing more coveted than a carpark.City of Newcastle is looking into parking efficiency across the city, and has put its 10-year strategy titled On...

Cessnock welcomes cyclists to region

The Cessnock Local Government Area (LGA) can expect to see an influx of lycra in the very near future. That’s largely due to council’s economic development, in partnership with the local cycling community,...

Wheels turn on $3.1 million cycling project

Newcastle cyclists will soon move through the gears on a new route as the first stage of a $3.1 million project races along. Construction has begun on the development of a cycleway linking...

Technology keeps track of shared paths’ popularity

Lake Macquarie’s popular Fernleigh Track and Tramway Track will both now feature sensors to shed light on how often the paths are used. It’s hoped the new technology will offer further insights into...

Sophie’s vital role for kids with cancer

A cycling challenge is proving to be a big test of strength for Aussies but, in comparison to what Newcastle's three-year-old Sophie Wigman is facing, it is no great feat. Sophie has spent...

Wheels in motion for cycling conference

An event that will showcase the city's love of cycling will roll into town next month. Newcastle is set to host the 20th Annual Australian Walking and Cycling Conference. The conference will explore the...

Cycling for an important cause

Newcastle’s Mark Shepherd has spent more than 80 hours on his bike over the past two weeks. He is on day 13 of a 23-day challenge to cycle the entire distance of the...