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Festive spirit returns to Morpeth

One of the most popular events on the festive calendar, Christmas at the Common, returns to Morpeth this month for an evening of fun and frivolity. Tickets to the Friday 18 December extravaganza...

Business prospectus shines light on historic Morpeth

Maitland City Council has launched a new business opportunity prospectus for Morpeth that will help see the township continue to thrive and evolve as a destination of choice for residents and visitors. The...

Morpeth comes alive with street art

The streets of Morpeth are about to come alive, thanks to an exciting new project starting on Friday. ‘Morph It’ will see public spaces unlocked through temporary street installations, artwork and a range...

Morpeth wharf upgrades complete

The rebuilding of the Queens Wharf in Morpeth has been finalised in time for summer. Infrastructure upgrades demolished the old site, and rebuilt the wharf and retaining walls to improve the safety and...

Ideas to mark Morpeth Bicentenary celebrations

The Morpeth Bicentenary Working Group (MBWG) has finalised its recommendations for ways to commemorate the Bicentenary of Morpeth. November 2021 marks the bicentenary of the town’s founding by Lieutenant Edward Charles Close. Over the...

Firefighters contain nasty blaze in Gillieston Heights

Fire crews have managed to contain a blaze at a house in Gillieston Heights despite it threatening to spread to neighbouring properties. Just before 5pm yesterday, police, paramedics and Fire and Rescue NSW...

Morpeth residents concerned over development plans

Morpeth residents are throwing everything they have at a fight to stop the development of a housing complex in the historic town. Local developer Hilton Grugeon is behind plans for 130 dwellings as...

Getting up close with beastly bison

They’re 800 kilograms of explosive energy and can jump two metres high. American bison aren’t too common in Australia, but in the small, sleepy town of Morpeth, a farm of the beasts is...