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WARNING: Blue-green algae high alert for Telarah Lagoon

Recent sampling indicates that blue-green algae levels at Telarah Lagoon have increased to high alert – and remain that way for the Walka Water Works. Blue-green algae are microscopic cells that occur naturally...

New trial for Maitland Mattress Muster

Due to the expected high volumes of participation in the upcoming Mattress Muster, as well as opposition from some councillors, Maitland City Council is trialling the recycling program at the Mount Vincent...

Maitland serving up Australian Open on big screen

It’s the nation’s premier tennis tournament. But, unlike previous years, there’ll be a new look about the Australian Open in 2020, mainly due to COVID-19. While crowds will be kept to a minimal number...

Council’s street tree planting breaks ground

Work has begun on the Maitland City Council’s Community Street Tree Planting Program, which will see 136 trees installed over the month of February. This follows council’s call for expressions of interest from...

Changes afoot for outdoor dining in Maitland

Maitland City Council is implementing a new outdoor dining policy to support cafés and restaurants that plan to expand onto public footpaths.Local businesses can now access the application, which has been reworked...

Maitland council focuses on parking compliance at Levee

Due to the number of complaints about illegal parking in the area, Maitland City Council is now turning its attention to resolve compliance issues at The Levee. Signage has been amended at the...

Kurri Kurri aluminium smelter remediation approved

A proposal to remediate the former Kurri Kurri aluminium smelter site has been approved after a rigorous assessment by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE). The project, which began in...

Maitland’s deserving citizens to be recognised

Five more-than-worthy residents are in line to be named the Maitland Citizen of the Year next week. The impressive nominees include Lorna Epps, Anne Kelly, Paul Lindeman, Alek Schulha and Dr Helen Tolhurst. Olivia...