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Council in battle to protect city’s heritage

City of Newcastle (CN) has stepped in to protect the city's built heritage from being lost to potentially inappropriate developments.

Hitting the Retro Trail for regional tourism in the Hunter Valley

An old bank safe in the middle of a café in town, a pet shop that locals refer to as ‘the zoo’, and a 1930s horse trough in the main street. These are...

Agent confident Longworth House sale imminent

The sale of Newcastle’s Longworth House is causing quite a stir amongst local history buffs. Built in 1892, the baroque-style building located on Scott Street is expected to fetch up to $3 million,...

Fort Scratchley to fire again

One of Newcastle's most iconic landmarks is set to return to its pre-COVID glory next month. From Monday 2 November Fort Scratchley will once again open its doors to weekday visitors. After restrictions forced...

Historic Mansfield House for sale

Maitland’s historic Mansfield House is on the market. The building, known locally as the ‘Jewel in the Crown’ of Maitland, is predicted to reach between $2.7 and $3.4 million from buyers. Located in the...

Milton Orkopoulos charged with historic sexual assault offences

Disgraced former Swansea MP Milton Orkopoulos has been charged following an investigation into historic sexual assault offences. In January 2020, detectives from Lake Macquarie Police District established Strike Force Glenwarrie to investigate allegations...

Watch: Hunter Valley Steamfest Organisers of Hunter Valley Steamfest have brought the sights and sounds of the historic event to screens across the nation and abroad. The physical event was cancelled last month in response to the...
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