Century-old Gregson Park Fig Saved


Arborists hope to save a historic 100-year-old Port Jackson fig tree in Gregson Park that was facing the chop. Councillor Carol ...Nothing found

Newcastle Council Updates


Playgrounds Up to four of Newcastle’s 117 playgrounds are replaced each year as part of the City’s asset renewal works program. ...Nothing found

Marine Rescue no longer Unmoored


Marine Rescue will be based on the Stockton foreshore, after five years without a permanent command site. New Marine Rescue boat soon ...Nothing found

Council “Working around the clock” at Stockton


Council staff and contractors have been working around the clock to protect the beach and nearby buildings at Stockton. Stockton Beach buttressing ...Nothing found

Wallsend ~ More Bridgeworks, Roadworks… and some Gentrification


City of Newcastle is investing $2 million to improve traffic and pedestrian conditions in Wallsend’s local centre while opening the conversation on its long-term masterplan. ...Nothing found

Joslin St Kotara Works


Joslin Street Local Centre’s multi-million-dollar upgrade to include expanded public open space. Kotara’s Joslin Street is the latest local centre to be made ...Nothing found

Art Gallery to Expand


Council has revised plans to increase exhibition floor space by 25% at Newcastle Art Gallery (NAG). Enlarged floor space includes a dedicated display ...Nothing found

Map of City’s Development Applications


An interactive aerial map of all development applications is on Newcastle Council’s website. The map provides information about current development applications (DAs), modifications, reviews, ...Nothing found

City Increases NGO Funding


Hunter vulnerable helped by funding stretched community sector. Thirty-one community organisations received $550,000 to provide critical services strained by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...Nothing found

Temporary Cycleway at Honeysuckle


Council will construct a temporary cycleway along Honeysuckle Drive during construction turmoil. It will connect Steel Street to Worth Place. ...Nothing found

Take a Ride on the Driveless Side


Wheels turning on driverless vehicle trial. The first driverless vehicle to mix with traffic on Newcastle’s roads is ferrying passengers along Wharf Road. ...Nothing found

Summerhill Solar Income Double Forecast


The five-megawatt solar farm installed at the Summerhill Waste Management Centre generated almost twice the revenue it was expected to make annually. ...Nothing found

Who Let the Dogs Out Phase II


Community to decide next dog park location. Lambton Park and Armstrong Park are possible locations for a second dedicated, fenced, off-leash dog area. ...Nothing found

City News


Stockton’s long-term coastal plan goes to Council after strong community endorsement. City of Newcastle’s long-term management plan for Stockton’s erosion hit coastline will be ...Nothing found

City Heritage More Inclusive of First Inhabitants


An updated version of The City of Newcastle Heritage Strategy has put more emphasis on  original inhabitants: the Awabakal and Worimi people. ...Nothing found

You Won’t Recognise Civic Station


Newcastle Visitor Information Centre Opens. Housed in the repurposed Civic Railway Station, Newcastle’s new Visitor Information Centre (VIC) is located in the ...Nothing found

Future of Gregson Park Hamilton


Situated in the heart of Hamilton, the 131-year-old Gregson Park is getting a masterplan process that includes community-wide engagement. Gregson Park view ...Nothing found

Two More Bridges for Wallsend


$20 million to relieve Wallsend flooding. Council will replace two more Wallsend bridges and wants the Federal and State governments to help. ...Nothing found

Council Acts on Newcastle Ocean Baths


Repairs and upgrades to Newcastle Ocean Baths start early next year. The 1920s-era facility’s swimming pools, promenades and pump house are in the first ...Nothing found

City Residential Parking Online


Digital parking permit applications open. Newcastle residents can now apply online for digital parking permits as the City transitions to a more efficient and ...Nothing found

Stockton Erosion Taskforce


Deputy Premier John Barilaro said Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes and a senior City engineer would be on the Stockton Erosion Taskforce. The purpose ...Nothing found

The Lanes Around Hunter St Mall


Wider footpaths for outdoor dining, landscaping, and a traffic closure aim to revive two long-dormant laneways in Newcastle’s CBD. Concept for Market ...Nothing found

No.1 to Be No.1 Again


Newcastle’s No.1 Sportsground to get major makeover. Newcastle sporting fans craving top-class Cricket and AFL matches will soon have iy as the ...Nothing found

Ocean Baths Funding Boost


Newcastle Ocean Baths restoration to receive $9.5 million from sale of local buildings. Newcastle Ocean Baths will get $9.5 million towards restoration ...Nothing found

Electric Vehicle Chargers Installed Portside


Two new 22-kilowatt chargers in the carpark next to Harry’s Café de Wheels are operational. They join three others outside No.2 Sportsground and ...Nothing found

Bathers Way Tenders Call


Tenders called to build new Bathers Way section. Contracts to build the latest stretch of Newcastle’s landmark Bathers Way Coastal Pathway and a drawcard ...Nothing found

‘Urban Forest’ Sounds Nice


Councillor Dunn joins city Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes tree planting in Tyrell Street, Wallsend. City of Newcastle is capitalising ...Nothing found

Future Town Centre at North Stockton


A pedestrian-friendly town centre in North Stockton and a drawcard coastal walk from Stockton to Tomaree Headland is proposed by Port Stephens and ...Nothing found

City Cyclists ~ Have Your Say


Community invited to update cycling strategy. City of Newcastle wants residents to contribute to the 2012 Newcastle Cycling Strategy and Action Plan ...Nothing found

At Last – Organic Waste to Compost


City of Newcastle awards contract for high-tech organics recycling facility. Newcastle Council has awarded a contract for an advanced ...Nothing found


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