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 ...

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 ...

Lake Compost Giveaway


Kerbside green waste returned to residents as free compost. Lake Macquarie City Council is giving away compost that has been processed from ...

Inaugural Humble Lecture at City Hall


An annual lecture was launched by Newcastle Libraries on Friday to remember the life of a devoted librarian and public servant who recently ...

Singleton Invites PM to Experience Traffic


Invitation to the Prime Minister to experience highway heavy traffic and congestion in Singleton. Mayor of Singleton, Cr Sue Moore has invited ...

Wallsend Kids’ Park Opens


A group of primary school students from Wallsend had special permission to test drive the suburb’s new playground. Wallsend South Public School’s ...

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 ...

Faster, Cheaper, Sooner Arrives Later


NBN rollout in The Boulevarde, Toronto to affect Council streetscape works. nbn co. has advised Council that excavation works are required to ...

Symbols of an Era


Newcastle turned back the clock 90 years on Monday (20th May) to celebrate a milestone in the restoration of City Hall. Renovation ...

Toronto Foreshore Study on Display


Analysis reveals Toronto Foreshore’s character and connectivity. A detailed analysis of Toronto Foreshore’s character and connectivity will inform Lake Macquarie City Council’s ...

Living Smart 2019 call to Stallholders


Australian eco-gardening superstar Costa Georgiadis will headline an expanded Living Smart Festival in September to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The Gardening Australia ...

Saturday is Double Dog Day


City of Newcastle invites the community to an information session at the site of the City’s first fenced dog park on Saturday (voting ...

Cessnock: Cooper Street and Charlton Street ‘under construction’


The Cessnock CBD will be busy as upgrade works start on Cooper and Charlton Street at the end of the month. Residents are ...

Banner poles proposed at Miller Park, Branxton


Cessnock City Council needs community feedback on proposed location of three banner poles at Miller Park, Branxton. Council received $19,046 in grant funding from ...

Charlestown High-tech Art


Artists sought to create artworks for innovative art trail in the heart of Charlestown. High-tech artworks featuring light projections and sound will form part ...

IPART Rules on 3 Hunter Councils


Special rate variations determined for three Hunter Valley councils. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has rejected Port Stephens Council’s application ...

Cessnock ~ Operational Plan for Comment plus Waste Survey


The Draft Operational Plan for 2019-20 is now on public exhibition and we need your input! This is your chance get insight into ...

NSW Government Stings Councils


Communities lose as state government hikes emergency levy to cover workers compensation shortfall. Communities across NSW are facing a reduction of council services, ...

2019 Cessnock Mayoral Academic Scholarships


Nine students accepted Mayoral Academic Scholarships on Tuesday (7 May 2019) at the Cessnock Performing Arts Centre. The scholarships worth $2500 will ...

Winter makeover for Lake Mac Swim Centres


Five Lake Mac Swim Centres will undergo a mini-makeover this winter with a variety of improvement works getting under way this week at ...

Koala Sanctuary Sculpture ~ Expression of Interest


Port Stephens Council invites artists to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for a signature sculptural piece/s that tells the story ...

Cessnock Council plea: Stop giving rubbish to charities.


Have you recently visited a local charity shop and received a “Give good or bin it” ...

Redhead Beach Access Ramp


An accessible ramp is being built for easier entry to Redhead Beach. The ramp will especially benefit wheelchair users, people using mobility ...

Cessnock CBD ‘under construction’


Cessnock’s CBD will shortly be ‘under construction’ as works start to deliver the Cessnock CBD Master Plan and associated Cessnock Commercial Precinct Project. ...


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