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‘This That’ moved to February

Newcastle’s ‘This That’ festival will go ahead, but it’s been pushed back to 2021. For the past six years, it’s been held in November, but next year it’s slated for February 20 due...

Unfair funding – Why Newcastle is being shut out

Newcastle was shut out of more than $170 million in government grants in 2019. That’s according to a new report by the Hunter Research Foundation Centre. It shows that Newcastle was deemed ineligible for...

Funding boost to improve local roads

A new round of funding is set to improve local roads across the region while creating new jobs and boosting the economy. The turbocharged program is set to deliver more than $12.3...

Sorry state of the Hunter’s public schools

Children are learning out of 63 demountable buildings across the Hunter's public schools. Eleven of the 22 public schools are over capacity, while one is not even connected to the local sewerage system. Maitland...

More state money for local showgrounds

In more good news for Maitland Showground, the facility has received an extra $160,000 from the New South Wales Government as part of a state-wide COVID-19 stimulus package. Parliamentary Secretary for the Hunter...