Redhead Beach in itself a Work of Art


Submissions open for Redhead Beach art installation. A $20,000 artwork will be installed at Redhead Beach as part of the ground-breaking Smart Beaches project. Expressions of interest ...

Darby Street Parking Hours Change


City answers parking call from Darby Street traders. City of Newcastle has extended the existing one-hour limits on Darby Street, giving customers more ...

Art Surrounds the Lake


Strategy paints picture of public art in Lake Mac over next 10 years. Artist Rachael Klyyve and decorated traffic switch cabinet Lake ...

Beresfield’s Backyard Blitz


Multimillion-dollar investment for a smarter, safer Beresfield. Beresfield has the first council free Wi-Fi outside Newcastle CBD as part of a $3 ...

Now, about that plan..


Maitland City Council has prepared a draft Community Participation Plan (CPP) to meet new requirements under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act (EP&A Act) 1979. ...

Ruttleys Rd Wyee Upgrade


A $2.6 million upgrade to a section of Ruttleys Road, Wyee, is finished. A separate $4 million upgrade to Wyee Road should ...

Kurri Kurri Ambulance Hall Repaired


Cessnock City Council said repairs to the Kurri Kurri Ambulance Hall are finished and the hall has reopened. Council closed the hall after ...

City Ward Boundaries Review


Under the NSW Local Government Act 1993, the City of Newcastle is required to review the distribution of voters across its Local Government Area Wards. ...

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 ...

Newcastle Joins Renewables Push


Newcastle joins a growing number of cities and states to source energy from renewables, ignoring federal government paralysis. A plan to source 100 per ...

Councils to State: Stop Eroding Local Planning


Local Governments call for Halt to State's Erosion of Local Planning Powers . The extension of mandatory local planning panels to the Central Coast ...

Local Historians Share at Lake’s History Illuminated


Local Historians Ed Tonks, and Greg and Sylvia Ray, highlight Lake Macquarie libraries’ week of history events. Author Peter FitzSimons discusses his bestselling works, ...

Awaba House Statement


The state-heritage listed Awaba House at Booragul is currently closed due to a fire, which broke out in the building on Tuesday 20 ...

Cessnock Snippets


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

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 Maritime Society at Loggerheads


City of Newcastle will retire trusteeship of the Newcastle Maritime Museum collection after the Newcastle Maritime Museum Society rescinded 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. ...


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