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  • $5m State grant for South Newcastle makeover
    12 Jun

    $5m State grant for South Newcastle makeover

    The NSW Government and Newcastle City Council have announced an $11m partnership to overhaul South Newcastle Beach below Shortland Esplanade.

  • Trees to flourish in Cooks Hill
    08 Jun

    Trees to flourish in Cooks Hill

    Street tree and native planting is underway in Bruce and Laman Streets Cooks Hill, as Council continues a planting program that has seen 900 new trees in the past year across Newcastle.
     
  • New Council premises taking shape
    07 Jun

    New Council premises taking shape

    Today we marked a milestone in the construction of Council's future Newcastle West premises, with a traditional topping out ceremony on the top floor of "Gateway 2".

     

  • Replacement pines planted on Foreshore
    06 Jun

    Replacement pines planted on Foreshore

    Work crews have planted the first replacement Norfolk Island Pines in Foreshore Park near Nobbys Beach.

  • Howard Mole named Freeman of the City
    03 Jun

    Howard Mole named Freeman of the City

    Tireless community volunteer Howard Mole has been named a Freeman of the City of Newcastle in recognition of decades of service to the city and its people.
     
  • Lord Mayor
    01 Jun

    Lord Mayor's breakfast supports Zara's House

    Chosen for bringing together caring citizens and refugees in social and vocational activities, Zara's House received funds at the annual Lord Mayor's Prayer Breakfast.
  • City invites guests to help with whale count
    01 Jun

    City invites guests to help with whale count

    To kick off the whale-watching season today, Newcastle City Council is inviting local families and those from farther afield to come and take part in an annual whale count on Sunday 24 June.
     
  • Park and ride for free on 1 and 8 June
    31 May

    Park and ride for free on 1 and 8 June

    Council's park and ride service will operate for free on Friday 1 and Friday 8 June to help commuters get to work on time as disruption due to light rail construction reaches its peak.
     
  • More off-leash parks for Newcastle pooches
    29 May

    More off-leash parks for Newcastle pooches

    Newcastle is a city that is passionate about its parks, its beaches and the outdoors, and Novocastrians are also passionate about our pooches.
     
  • Smart City technology to increase access to Aboriginal language and heritage
    28 May

    Smart City technology to increase access to Aboriginal language and heritage

    Council is trialling new interactive signage at eight landforms such as the Harbour, Nobbys Headland and Shepherds Hill to increase the visibility and usage of dual names for the sites. 

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