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GALLERY: Surfers to hit waves for beloved Neil

The Hunter surfing community will band together next month to assist one of their own. Neil Goldsmith endured a life-changing motor scooter accident overseas, on 17 July, which left him a quadriplegic. The avid...

In knead of a good scone? Saturday’s sale should impress

The secret to a good scone, Jessica Ingram says, is not over-kneading the dough, using a very hot oven, and adding lots of jam and cream. As the publicity manager of Newcastle Evening...

Cancer survivor shares her story on National Bandanna Day

Francesca ‘Franki’ Hudson has every right to be mad at the cards she’s been dealt, but instead she is using her battle to inspire others.    Today, on National Bandanna Day, the 19-year-old...

Sleeping rough to shine a light on homelessness

Imagine having nowhere to live, nowhere to sleep, or nowhere to call home. That’s a reality for far too many people across the Hunter Region but, at the end of this month, participants...

Taking a positive step to support Camp Quality

It’s not so much about the distance covered, but the reason behind it.Families facing cancer are isolated now more than ever, with compromised immune systems meaning every germ is a serious threat,...

Fundraiser to cure the Bali blues

COVID-19 travel restrictions have left many dreaming of an island escape, so Newcastle-based organisation Corethics has come up with an alternative to help people through their Bali blues.   The social enterprise will...

Zonta club’s got fundraising in the bag

When Zonta Club of Hunter Newcastle chairperson Jill Maclachlan agreed to host an afternoon tea for Denise Heap after she raised $1,000 for the charitable group, she never imagined it would soon...

Lighting the night for people with blood cancer

Newcastle’s Sue Whare has fought cancer not once but twice. The 67-year-old has faced off against breast cancer and, because of the treatment for this bout, she also developed Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) –...