Region’s Council Services Restricted


Newcastle All City of Newcastle cultural facilities have closed until further notice but will continue to engage audiences online following a ...Nothing found

Check-up for Wingham’s Vampire Jet


Wingham Central Park’s Vampire Jet will be completing its health check soon. At last year’s inspection the base was in good condition. ...Nothing found

Local Councils Respond to Epidemic


Cessnock Open Space and Community Facilities Closures. To help slow the spread of COVID-19, and to prioritise the well-being of Council ...Nothing found

Update for MidCoast Residents on COVID19


General Manager Adrian Panuccio said events and programs at libraries and the Regional Art Gallery have been suspended. Council will also close ...Nothing found

Singleton Council Responds to COVID-19


Singleton Council announced its COVID-19 (Coronavirus) strategy, with heightened health warnings about the highly infectious disease. The Emergency Services Expo planned for ...Nothing found

Lake LED Streetlight Rollout


Lake Macquarie’s future is looking brighter thanks to the rollout of more than 1400 LED streetlights across the City. A joint project ...Nothing found

Lake Fleet Electrifying


Electric vehicles hit the road as Lake Mac plugs in new charging strategy Plant and Fleet Coordinator Glenn Hattander with the new ...Nothing found

New Lake Suburb Proposed


A new suburb named “Lake Macquarie” is proposed for the Lake City local government area (LGA). Lake Macquarie City Council wants feedback ...Nothing found

Fees Dropped for Outdoor Cafes


Newcastle Council has removed outdoor dining fees for restaurateurs. An amendment to the City’s Outdoor Trading Policy will save inner-city businesses ...Nothing found

New Access Sought to Cessnock Gaol.


Council unites on the access road to the Cessnock Correctional Centre. Cessnock City Council will continue to advocate for residents and ...Nothing found

Lexie’s Might Yet Survive


City provides plan for reopening of Lexie’s café. The City of Newcastle and Lexie’s Cafe are working on a plan to reopen ...Nothing found

Lexie’s Lays Low for Wild Weather Weekend


Stockton Holiday cabins relocated, Lexie’s café closed, ahead of severe weather. Council is moving 16 beachfront cabins at Stockton Holiday Park and closed Lexie’s ...Nothing found

Emergency Channel Near Old Bar


Emergency powers enabled the opening of Farquhar Inlet on the South Manning river north of Old Bar to relieve flooding. Channel being ...Nothing found

Fernleigh Track to Reach Blacksmiths and Beyond


Newcastle’s beloved Fernleigh Track will soon link to Lake Macquarie’s extensive network of pathways and become a 27km continuous cycle and walkway. Lake Macquarie ...Nothing found

Road Crews Address Storm Damage


Heavy rainfall over the weekend damaged local roads and bridges, especially north of the Hunter. Craven Close, Gloucester rain and flood damage. ...Nothing found

Lake Macquarie Awards Night


Matt Hall was named Lake Macquarie’s Sports Star of the Year for his outstanding performance on the world stage. Matt Hall, Lake ...Nothing found

Reviving Local Business Centers


$1 million in funding open to activate city. More than $1 million in funding is available to attract people to the City’s business centers ...Nothing found

Action on Central Coast Sewage Leak


Central Coast Council entered an Enforceable Undertaking with the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to spend almost half a million dollars on upgrades after a ...Nothing found

Wipes Ain’t Flushable Despite the Hype


Councils and sewerage authorities want residents to stop flushing so-called ‘flushable’ wipes down the toilet. It’s a confronting photo – but this ...Nothing found

Coastal Management Plan Scoping Study


Climate change, urban development, and erosion are just some of the issues the coastline faces. Every coastal council in NSW is preparing a Coastal ...Nothing found

City Funds Ocean Baths Restorations


City of Newcastle has committed to funding the restoration of both Newcastle and Merewether Ocean Baths following an unsuccessful expressions of interest (EOI) process. ...Nothing found

More Pethians Wanted


Maitland Council has reopened the call for six community representatives for the Morpeth Bicentenary Working Group (MBWG). From the Illustrated Sydney News ...Nothing found

Unmarked Surveillance Cameras at Cemetery


Surveillance camera policy under revision following breach. The ‘breach’ was an inadvertent use of unmarked cameras at The Bight Cemetery, Wingham. ...Nothing found

Algae Alert Level Increased


Wetlands Maitland City Council’s General Manager David Evans: Over the last week, there has been some comment in ...Nothing found

Tyrrell Street Bridge Ready Soon


$3.3 million Tyrrell Street Bridge nears completion. The bridge is part of Wallsend’s multi-million dollar works that includes streetscape upgrades, free Wi-Fi ...Nothing found

Newcastle Council Tightens Water Use


City of Newcastle has new water savings measures with the introduction of Level 2 restrictions now in effect across the Hunter. ...Nothing found

City Parking Revenue Declines


The number of parking transactions declined by seven per cent to 916,704 in the second half of 2019, down from 983,392 in the final six ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found


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