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Regional Seniors Travel Card moves into second year

Eligible residents in the Upper Hunter will continue to benefit from the Regional Seniors Travel Card with applications for year two opening today. The state government program, introduced in 2020, offers people the...

ACCC warns some caravan and RV water heaters could be deadly

Holiday-makers are being urged to check their caravans and recreational vehicles for dangerous water heaters before heading off this summer. The ACCC has warned the Suburban Recreational Vehicle water heaters may emit unsafe...

Stockton Bridge to receive a makeover

Stockton Bridge will receive a facelift by early next year as essential maintenance works are set to begin on the iconic structure over the Hunter River. The project will ensure that motorists...

Community to shape Newcastle’s transport network

Parking and cycling plans across Newcastle are set to receive an update thanks to the many changes that are occurring across the city. Recent community engagement on cycling in Newcastle heard from almost...

Car park improvements on the way for Fassifern Station

Commuters across Lake Macquarie are set to benefit from an upgraded car park at the popular Fassifern Station. Work is underway on $520,000 of improvements at the commuter car park, which will provide...

Petition to save Birdwood Park Fig Trees a success

A successful community petition with more than 1,100 signatures has forced the NSW Government to halt works that involved chopping down four heritage fig trees in Newcastle’s Birdwood Park. It comes after Lord...

Port’s passenger delivery right on track

Newcastle waterways have been used to welcome some precious passenger cargo this month. Through its hub, the Port of Newcastle took temporary ownership of the first shipment of new passenger trains for the Sydney...

Union says driverless bus is a ludicrous investment

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union NSW says Newcastle's driverless shuttle bus trial is ludicrous and out of touch with the community. It believes millions of dollars have been spent on a project...