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Tag: women

Surf’s up to soothe the soul

Helena Richardson knew it was time to offer something different when she heard women say they no longer wanted to just be in charge of sunscreen, snacks, and sandcastles at the beach. Her...

Renovation builds women another safe place

Women experiencing homelessness across Newcastle have another safe place to turn to if they need help. BaptistCare HopeStreet’s Mayfield location has recently experienced a $91,000 renovation which will provide a welcoming and comfortable...

Women’s groups partner for global campaign

There’s a saying that goes ‘many hands make light work’. The women at Zonta and Lake Macquarie City Council are hoping their hands will help make a positive difference to the lives of...

Partnership to empower women

Women across the Hunter who need empowerment are about to have access to more help thanks to a new partnership between two inspiring ladies. Local anti-domestic violence charity Got Your Back Sista has...

Hairdressers adding domestic violence training to skillset

Chelsea Fleming says being an "ear" is part of her role as a hairdresser. Having styled, coloured and brushed thousands of manes during her eight years in the role, the Koko Hairdressing salon...

Chatty duo releases new season of podcast

A podcast for women on the go has celebrated its first anniversary by releasing its fourth season. Alana Nixon and Laura Jackel, who created the Oversubscribed podcast for women hell-bent on squeezing the...

Over 50, single and ready to mingle

United by friendship and a good cuppa, Glenda Jayne and Robyn Thomsen are members of a unique club that has two requirements. You have to be over 50 and single. The Hunter Valley Over...

Hunter women among record numbers facing homelessness

Sleeping in a cold car with her 11-year-old son, wrapped in borrowed blankets, was the trigger that finally made Angela* seek out a safe place. After years of homelessness and a marriage breakdown...