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 ...

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 ...


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