Master sculptor Drew Line in the Sand


Veteran artist Dennis Massoud is king of the sandcastle when it comes to sand-sculpting. The former sand-sculpting world champion shared his skills on Saturday ...

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 ...

Singleton Bicentennial Latest


History-making general manager returns as Australia Day guest in Singleton’s bicentennial year. It will be full circle when John Flannery PSM joins ...

Cessnock Australia Day Location Change


The Performing Arts Centre (CPAC) is hosting the Citizenship Ceremony and Australia Day Awards at Cessnock this year (2020). Two days of free activities ...

Lake Swim Centers Shaded


Splash under shade at Lake Macquarie’s swim centres. Shade over Speers Point Swim Center Shade structures, seating, barbecues and new landscaping ...

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 ...

Remembering Newcastle’s 1989 Earthquake


On 28 December 2019 it will be 30 years  since an earthquake broke Novocastrian hearts and devastated our city. City of Newcastle honours the ...

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 ...

City Hall’s 90th


Ninety years ago this week a new City Hall and the Civic Theatre dubbed “Civic Block” were opened. Newcastle City Hall under ...

Myuna Bay Camp to Move


Agreement reached on the future of Myuna Bay Sport and Recreation Centre. A new centre will be built on a waterfront site near ...

Enjoying Lake Mac Carols


Festive revellers pack Lake Mac Carols More than 15,000 fans of the festive season packed Speers Point Park on Sunday evening to celebrate Christmas ...

Four Centuries of Shipwreck


Exhibition explores 400 years of Australian shipwreck history. Submerged – Stories of Australia’s Shipwrecks  delves into 14 wrecks, from one of the earliest in ...

Cessnock Fireworks Cancelled


Fireworks cancelled for Carols in Park 2019 In light of the recent fires in our area along with the ongoing dry conditions we ...

DV Groups Charity Auction


Women’s support networks gets support. A second charity that helps women in need has been made a City of Newcastle charity partner for the ...

City Centre Events Funded


Street basketball and a public art festival are among 15 events sharing $820,000 funding to enliven urban precinct. The funding came from ...

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 ...

Lake Macquarie Art Centre Reopens


Weekend events for re-opening of revitalised arts space. After a $2.3 million upgrade, Lake Macquarie’s Museum of Art and Culture (MAC). reopens this ...

Thornton’s Century of Public Education


Thornton celebrates a 100 years of public education. It’s 1919: the Treaty of Versailles is signed, officially ending Australia’s involvement in World War ...

Share Your Junk (not what you think)


Search on for Lake Mac collectors… and the stuff they collect. The hunt is on for Lake Mac’s quirkiest, rarest and most interesting ...

Walking Towards Thunder


Peter Fox author talk a hit with the locals. Former Detective Chief Inspector Peter Fox spoke to a full house at Cessnock Library ...

Scone Literary Festival to New Level


Scone honours Patrick White: Australia’s only Nobel Laureate for Literature Award winning Melbourne-based author, Christos Tsiolkas will present the Patrick White Oration, a new ...

Nobbys Now Disability Friendly


For Joseph Popov, a visit to the beach is far from simple. As someone who lives with disability, apart from reaching the beach, ...

Violet Leads Spectrum of Competitors in Dust


UNSW Sunswift takes line honours at world solar car challenge UNSW Sydney’s solar car team Sunswift took Cruiser Class line honours in the ...

Thunder on the Lake


Australia’s most powerful racing boats will thunder across Lake Macquarie this weekend. The superboats will race at 1.20pm on Saturday 19 October and ...

Hunter Have Your Say on Open-cut Air Pollution


Air quality on the agenda at Muswellbrook drop-in session. Open cut coal mine pollution in the Hunter Valley The Muswellbrook community will ...

Newcastle Hosts International Smart Cities Symposium


Half of the world’s population lives in cities. By 2050 that figure is expected to be two-thirds, posing unprecedented challenges for urban ...

Smart Cities ~ not just a council slogan


Symposium launch and dinner at historic Victoria Theatre. Today is the launch of the Smaller & Smarter Cities: International Symposium at a dinner ...

Harbour to Vinyards Cycle for Charity


Harbour2Vine Charity Cycle Classic on 27 October to raise funds for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. Cyclists of all talents can participate in ...

On the Future of Rathmines Park


A Master Plan and Plan of Management for Rathmines Park will guide the future use and development of the site and its historically ...

Visitor Information Centre at Civic


The former Civic Station will be transformed into the City’s Visitor Information Centre. City of Newcastle will take possession of the former ...


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