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Trek to support disadvantaged children

A lifechanging trek in Tasmania is set to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children. Led by Newcastle Citizen of the Year, Michelle Faithfull, the charity trek in Tasmania is set...

School community rallies behind Mollyjane

It wasn’t your average Jeans for Genes Day at St Therese’s Primary School, New Lambton, on Friday. One of the campaign’s national ambassadors, Mollyjane*, just so happens to be a student at the...

Donning denim for a worthy cause

When Mollyjane* pulls on a pair of jeans tomorrow, it will be an act some doctors thought she would never be able to make. Affectionately known as ‘MJ’, she is set to don...

Beanie for Brain Cancer Round raises $2.5 million

Australians have rallied behind the Mark Hughes Foundation to raise $2.55 million across the NRL’s Beanie for Brain Cancer Round. This year’s campaign urged fans to buy a MHF beanie online, at selected...

“Humbling” experience as CEOs set to sleep rough

For Newcastle's Adam Boyle, it is hard to imagine how a homeless person makes it through the night. However, tomorrow he will put himself in their shoes and sleep in his backyard in...

Stepping up to help women in need

Emma-Leigh Heighway is determined to make a difference for women suffering in silence from domestic abuse. This Saturday 16 May, she has set herself a challenge to run 52 kilometres for the 52...

On the move to end MS

Kate Roberts has a new lease of life. After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) following her 30th birthday, the Hunter resident endured years of difficult treatment until she finally started to turn...