Big Screen Returns to Civic


The magic of cinema is back at Civic Playhouse. The venue is screening a selection of the most acclaimed productions from London's ...

Singleton’s Townhead Park Additions


Stage one of the Townhead Park Masterplan are scheduled from 21 January 2020 through to 10 March 2020, weather depending.  Mark ...

Lake Photographers Need Apply


Striking images representing people and places across Lake Macquarie will go on display next month as part of a new exhibition at the Museum of ...

Nine Lives for Hunter Street Mall


Work is underway on residential and retail development in Hunter Street Mall as part of Iris Capital’s $700 million East End project. ...

Gloucester’s Queen Street Upgrade


Queen Street Gloucester - between Church and Ravenshaw Streets - will undergo a roadworks in coming months. Queen Street Gloucester view ...

Updated ~ Emergency Water Supplies scaled back


** UPDATE: The Beecher Street Tinonee water access point will now remain open, and be available for those affected by bushfire only from 7am until ...

Maitland’s Renew Project Targets Vacant Properties


Local artist Helen Hopcroft has been busy making herself at home in Central Maitland, setting up shop as part of a successful Create Maitland partnership ...

MidCoast Water Critical


MidCoast Council has accelerated development of a temporary desalination plant at the Nabiac Aquifer water supply plant to supply emergency water, in case it’s required ...

Lake Environment Research Grants


Research projects tackling some of the environmental challenges confronting Lake Macquarie could be eligible for funding under an Environmental Research Grants scheme. ...

Celebrating Australia Day in Maitland


Deng Adut to speak at Maitland's Australia Day ceremony. Criminal lawyer, refugee, and public figure Deng Adut is keynote speaker at Maitland’s Official Australia ...

Lake Council Community Co-designed Website.


Lake Macquarie City Council has launched a new-look website co-designed with the community to improve online experience for ratepayers. www.lakemac.com.au has been redesigned ...

All-ability Playground at Singleton’s Rose Point Park


Rose Point Park all-abilities playground completed. The vision for Rose Point Park as an all-inclusive playtime wonderland for children of all ages was realised ...

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 ...

Singleton Stage 2


Street trees, intersections and Baileys Union Park open for feedback in the next stage of Town Centre Upgrade Artists’ impression of Singleton ...

Trucked Sand Laid at Stockton Beach


More than five thousand tonnes of sand is being laid at Stockton Beach. Stockton Beach viewed south from Lexies - new sand ...

Waste Not Watt Not


City powers into sustainable new era. From left: State Member for Port Stephens Kate Washington, City of Newcastle Business Development Manager City ...

More Rail Corridor Rezoning


A proposal to rezone a section of Newcastle’s former rail corridor for community space will be open for public feedback early next year. ...

Environment City


Newcastle’s world-leading environmental initiatives win major award. Electric vehicle charging station in Laman Street City of Newcastle’s was cited for initiatives ...

Lake City Meeting Notes


Lake Macquarie City Council meeting highlights for Monday 2 December 2019 Final determinations made at last night’s Standing Committee Meeting of Lake Macquarie ...

Howe Park & Bulga Reserve Management Plans


The future of Singleton’s Howe Park and the Bulga Stock Reserve. Amanda McMahon and Myffy Doyle at Singleton's Howe Park. Community ...

Under the Clock Tower


James Street Plaza Masterplan Concepts on exhibition. Plans to upgrade James Street Plaza on Beaumont Street, Hamilton, comprise two concepts: ‘Urban Oasis’ and ...

Lake City Asks its Creatives


Editor’s note: Throsby wanted to take the survey but was informed in no uncertain terms that he is clearly not “creative”  (crestfallen) ...

Driverless Shuttle Takes Pole Position


Newcastle’s driverless shuttle will be available for test-ride in Wheeler Place this weekend. Aussie Racing Cars driver Charlotte Poynting checks out the new ...

Rebuilding Awaba House


Lake Macquarie City Council invites expressions of interest from the community to join the Awaba House Revitalisation Community Reference Group to share ideas ...

Throsby Still Misses the QW Tower!


Newcastle’s towering harbour-side Christmas tree. Newcastle has an 11-metre-tall Christmas tree at Queens Wharf and might become a City tradition. Adorned by ...

Drop in Today for Carrington Green Space Plan


Few neighbourhoods in Newcastle are as storied and distinct as Carrington. Howden & Victoria park at Carrington. Long defined by Newcastle ...

Guraki’s Two Decades of Détente


Guraki Committee drives reconciliation for 20 years. Guraki Committee with Chair Rob Russell and inaugural chair Laurel Williams at left. The ...

Singleton Bulky Waste Collection


Bulk waste collection returns to Singleton next week. Singleton Council’s bulk waste 2019 collection campaign for urban areas starts on Monday 11 November ...

Asbestos Disposal Now Cheaper


An increase in safe disposal areas for asbestos and an end to expensive asbestos disposal levies aim to reduce illegal across NSW. Asbestos ...

Return Waste Levy to Region


Newcastle City calls for greater access to waste levy funds. City of Newcastle has again called for the State Government’s imposed waste levy ...


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