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Newcastle author pens series that began as a gift

Julie Keating is a Novocastrian who loves local history. The retired librarian says she savours the time spent researching her favourite topic, Newcastle in the 1800s. Ms Keating published Adamstown and Broadmeadow: The early...

Benn sets sights on Great North Walk record

A Newcastle-based elite runner will attempt to set a record and raise money for charity next month. Merewether's Benn Coubrough has set his sights on completing the 276-kilometre Great North Walk and beating...

Powerful role of a healthy, balanced diet

Our regular columnist, Stephen Smith, from Merewether Fitness Studio, discusses the role of nutrition in living a happy, healthy and positive life. In my last column, I gave five tips on getting healthier this...

Five tips for improving your health, vitality

Our regular columnist, Stephen Smith, from Merewether Fitness Studio, offers five tips for improving your health and vitality as we head into spring. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food."  The...

Three ways to help change your mindset

Our regular columnist, Stephen Smith, from Merewether Fitness Studio, discusses the misconception that a 'cup half full' person is like burying your head in the sand. As difficult as my last column...

Ride-share driver stabbed in Merewether

Police are appealing for public assistance after a ride-share driver was stabbed in Merewether this morning. At about 2.35am this morning (Thursday 23 July), a 22-year-old driver picked up a group of people...

A positive attitude will take you far in life

Our regular columnist, Stephen Smith from Merewether Fitness Studio, discusses the 'glass half full' or 'glass half empty' proverb. One thing I pride myself on is my ability to leap out of bed...

Generous Bert calls it a day

Bert Caddies derives pure joy from giving to others, so much so the 97-year-old has made volunteering his full-time occupation of late. Last week, however, the Meals on Wheels volunteer gave up his...