Cessnock Businesses Look to Growth


Three in four Cessnock businesses intend to expand or grow in the next two years, according to a new report by Cessnock City Council. ...

Cessnock Australia Day Location Change


The Performing Arts Centre (CPAC) is hosting the Citizenship Ceremony and Australia Day Awards at Cessnock this year (2020). Two days of free activities ...

Cessnock Council Using Glass ‘Sand’


Cessnock City Council has begun using recycled glass ‘sand’ for civil works. Council recently used around 90 tonnes of recycled glass sand for the ...

Cessnock Jobs Website


New Hunter Valley Jobs website launches. Acting Economic Development Manager Rhiannon Stevens and Economic Development Officer Brad Sangster demonstrate the new jobs ...

Cessnock Fireworks Cancelled


Fireworks cancelled for Carols in Park 2019 In light of the recent fires in our area along with the ongoing dry conditions we ...

Local School F1 Wizards


Mount View students world-beaters in F1 in Schools. A combined team of Year 11 Mount View High School and Year 10 Penrith Christian School ...

Upgrade Underway at Gingers Lane Weston


Cessnock City Council has begun upgrades to Gingers Lane, Weston. Gingers lane view east from Frame Drive A road closure will be ...

We Want Weston Fire Station Open!


Cessnock City Council advocates for Weston Fire Station to stay operational. The station has been earmarked for closure by Fire and Rescue NSW ...

Hunter’s Wine History (free samples!)


Author Talk: Dr Julie McIntyre’s Hunter Wine – A History. Join wine historian, Dr Julie McIntyre, as she delves into the history ...

Cessnock Mattress Drop-off


The hardest thing to get rid of is a mattress - particularly a king size innerspring that can weight up to 80Kgs. ...

Cessnock Updates


The Church that would not Die Cessnock City Library launches the book The Church that would not Die, St Michael the Archangel, Wollombi, on ...

Bridges Hill Park Playground ~ Stage One Opens


Cessnock City Council announced the completion of Stage One of the Bridges Hill Park Playground and Access Improvement Project. Council has completed ...

Innovation and Risky Business Rewarded


Cessnock City Council has been recognised for excellence in risk management at the Statewide Mutual Risk Management Excellence Awards (RMEA) for 2019. Council's ...

Cessnock’s STEM Excellence


Council’s teaming up with STEM Industry School Partnerships Program. The Cessnock Local Government Area is the home of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) ...

Cessnock Snippets


Become a tech savvy senior Get tech savvy by taking part in the upcoming fun and FREE Be Connected Technology Workshops for ...

Cessnock Council News


Who do you think you are? Find out this National Family History Month! August is National Family History Month (NFHM) and Cessnock City Library ...

Have a say on the future of the local vineyard district


Cessnock City Council invites residents, visitors, and businesses to undertake a quick survey about the Cessnock Local Government Area (LGA) Vineyard District. ...

Cessnock News Snippets


Upgrades to Branxton Community Hall Branxton Community Hall attendees can look forward to improved safety and accessibility as a number of upgrades to ...

Country Community Funding Round Three


Cessnock City Council will submit several applications for the Cessnock Local Government Area under the Round Three of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund ...

Cessnock Council Closures for Maintenance


Closure of Cessnock Civic Indoor Sports Centre for repairs. Cessnock City Council would like to advise the closure of the Cessnock Civic Indoor Sports ...

Author Donates Book Proceeds to Victims


Author Steve Matthews Steve Matthews' new book ‘The Skinny Girl’ shows domestic violence is not just about broken bones. Meet ...

Who’s Minding the Farm?


Hunter Valley author Patrice Newell Patrice Newell will be at Cessnock City Library on Thursday 25 July for a Meet the ...

Kearsley’s George Jeffery Park Named


Erosion of Stockton Bight shoreline following a severe yet typical mid-winter Hunter storm. Photographed on Sunday, 20th June, 1948 The park formally ...

Your town, your identity, your signage


Cessnock City Council plans an emblem to feature on suburb entry signs. These will be installed after Council received funding under the NSW Government’s ...

Planning the Future of Heddon Greta


Cessnock City Council will investigate strategic planning in the expanding suburb of Heddon Greta, as the area continues experience growth at ...

NAIDOC Week 2019


NAIDOC celebrations are underway, from 1-17 July, 2019.  NAIDOC Week is an opportunity to support local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and ...

Calling Crime Fiction Fans


Award winning author to visit Cessnock Library. Andrew Patterson will visit Cessnock Library to discuss his new outstanding mystery, ‘Harry’s Quest,’ the sequel to the ...

Survey: Hunter Valley Visitor Information Centre


In April, 12,588 visitors used the Hunter Valley Visitor Information Centre provided by Council. Cessnock Council has begun a service improvement ...

Community Input on Cessnock Pool


Cessnock City Council is asking the community to share their ideas about improvements to the existing Cessnock Pool, at a Community Information and ...

Cessnock Landholders’ Bushland Workshop


Cessnock City Council will hold a free landholder workshop to help residents enhance biodiversity in the Cessnock Local Government Area (LGA). The ...


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