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A year in review: September 2020

September marked the beginning of spring in the Hunter and, unfortunately, the start of the swooping season. In the latest entry to the Newcastle Weekly's year in review, we're looking at the...

A year in review: July 2020

July marked a rather mild mid-winter in Newcastle and, whilst worries of the COVID-19 pandemic reigned, Newcastle Weekly was able to provide its readers with some great stories. Here’s what happened in July...

Couple’s dedication to helping children

For Maitland’s Sharron Thomas, becoming a foster carer was a chance to give children a safe place to call home. “It’s not easy but it is very rewarding,” she says. “I suppose knowing that...

Fostering hope: Rachael’s work makes a difference

A newborn baby in desperate need of a home, dropped off in the middle of the night. Rachael Clancy takes the baby in her arms, calls it her own and embraces it with...