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Plan for Stockton’s coastal areas a priority for council

Mass sand nourishment is set to form a part of this year’s Stockton Coastal Management Plan (CMP). The 2020 CMP was certified by the NSW Government in August which considered council-managed land from...

Stockton taskforce looks to Hunter River sand to replenish beach

Sand from the south arm of the Hunter River could be the key to helping replenish Newcastle’s ravaged Stockton Beach. City of Newcastle plans to meet with the Hunter and Central Coast Development...

Plan for Stockton receives green light

Stockton’s coastal erosion is one step closer to a solution as City of Newcastle’s long-term plan receives the green light. The coastal management program (CMP) was certified by the NSW Government, meaning...

Marine Rescue to call Stockton home

After five years without a permanent home, Marine Rescue Newcastle may have found a long-term base on the Stockton foreshore. The volunteer seafaring group is hoping its vessels will be moored permanently on...

Historic clubhouse awarded $200,000 funding

Stockton Surf Life Saving Club will welcome some much-needed upgrades this year, thanks to more than $200,000 in state government funding. The historic club, formed in 1908, is one of 26 across the...

Stockton program endorsed by council

City of Newcastle councillors have endorsed the final draft of the Stockton Coastal Management Program 2020 (CMP). The program will now be considered by the Minister for Local Government for review and certification assessment under the Coastal Management Act...

Stockton sand submission gains community support

Stockton residents have thrown their support behind a submission to save its coastline using sand nourishment and seawall extension works. The news comes as the City of Newcastle's 28-day public exhibition period came...

Stockton solution one step closer

The severe coastal erosion plaguing Stockton is one step closer to a long-term solution. A new report from the Geological Survey of NSW indicates that sand in the Stockton Bight may be suitable...