Kilaben Bay Jetty and Baths Work


Work has begun on Kilaben Bay baths and the neighbouring jetty. Lake Council’s Section Manager Community Assets Brendan Callander said work ...

Newcastle West Library Planned


The Library, located on the ground floor of Council’s new premises at the corner of Stewart and Hunter streets, will accent the “digital library” concept. ...

City’s $91million on Capital Works


Preliminary figures show $91.6 million was invested into Newcastle’s network of roads, community buildings, parks and reserves, making 2018/19 a record year for City of ...

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 ...

Number 2 Sportground Trials Renewables


The City of Newcastle has completed a solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging hub that will also provide renewable electricity to supply all of No.2 Sportsground. ...

Council and Maritme Society at Loggerheads


City of Newcastle will retire trusteeship of the Newcastle Maritime Museum collection after the Newcastle Maritime Museum Society recinded an agreement to donate the collection ...

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 ...

Lake’s Chief Development Planner Awarded


Council’s Chief Development Planner Liz Lambert has been recognised with an Excellence in Leadership award at the Local Government Week Awards on Thursday evening. ...

Pearson Street Makeover


Charlestown’s Pearson Street Mall will undergo transformation under a draft plan on public exhibition. The design concept includes ...

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 ...

Revised Newcastle Beach Plan


Concept plan for the Bathers Way Newcastle Beach project has the beachside skate bowl positioned within the existing promenade at South Newcastle Beach. ...

Munibung Road Extension


Council has agreed on the terms for an access licence with KPMG to allow construction of the Munibung Road extension. KPMG have merged ...

Cycleways, Green Space for West End


Separated cycle ways, new dedicated green spaces and wider streets to improve pedestrian and traffic flows will be built in the City’s emerging ...

Cessnock City Council opposes cost shifting by NSW Government


Cessnock City Council has criticised the NSW Government, following a report by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) into local government election costs. ...

Flying-Fox Funding Secured for Cessnock LGA


Cessnock City Council has secured $95,000 in grant funding through Local Government NSW (LGNSW) to continue the implementation of the East Cessnock Flying-Fox ...

Parking by Mobile Phone


In an Australian first, motorists can now access new digital parking technology that guides them to available parking spaces within the Newcastle CBD. ...

Carrington Renewal Celebrated


Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes, City of Newcastle workers, Carrington locals, and school students at the opening The Carrington community celebrated the revitalisation ...

Redhead Beach Access Improved


Works to provide safer pedestrian access to Lake Macquarie’s popular Redhead Beach are now underway with Lake Macquarie City Council starting works on-site ...

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 ...

Kaufland for Belmont North


Lake Macquarie City Council approved a planning proposal to amend the Lake Macquarie Local Environmental Plan 2014 (LMLEP 2014) to allow a Kaufland ...

Clarification Sought on Off-shore Sand Extraction


City of Newcastle will seek clarification of the NSW Government’s position on offshore sand extraction for nourishment and replenishment of Stockton Beach. ...

Cottage Creek Pathway Demolitions Begin


Nos 679-681 Hunter Street in 2007; 2nd & 3rd facades from right (between vehicles) under demolition for Cottage Creek pathway A long-envisioned ...

$1.24bn worth of development approved in Lake Mac


Development continues to boom in Lake Macquarie despite a national downward trend, with a record $1.24 billion worth of development approvals in the ...

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 ...

Wi-Fi in the City


Newcastle’s public Wi-Fi network activated in city east end. The City Wi-Fi network is part of CN’s Smart City program. ...

Proposal to Rename Rotary Park Kurri Kurri


Cessnock City Council has received a request from the Rotary Club of Kurri Kurri to rename Rotary Park, Kurri Kurri to ‘Col Brown ...

Windale Facility Community Space for Comment


A community space is proposed for the Windale multi-purpose facility in new concept plans released today by Lake Macquarie City Council. ...

Countering Air Pollution with Trees and Tech


City of Newcastle celebrated a city-wide tree planting drive today and the upcoming installation of an environmental sensor network as part of World ...

Financial Assistance due to Light Rail Construction Still Open


Businesses that suffered hardship during construction of the light rail project can still apply for financial assistance up to 30 June.  Support ...

Councils welcome Local Government Minister’s ‘sensible solutions’ Tuesday 4 June 2019


[ Amalgamated councils will be allowed more time to undertake the complicated process of harmonising rates across old boundaries in a fair way, thanks to ...


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