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    11 Jan 2018

    Statement re Dixon Park Beach incident

    About 10.30am on Thursday 11 January, lifeguards at Dixon Park Beach responded to a swimmer in distress between the flags, close to shore.
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    10 Jan 2018

    Playground revamps on their way

    The ongoing overhaul of Newcastle's playgrounds is set to continue in 2018, with work set to begin in March on $150,000 revamps of two parkland locations.
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    07 Jan 2018

    Fun and fitness for Camp Shortland

    A children's bike track and outdoor gym equipment have been nominated as the preferred options for the restoration of Camp Shortland following Newcastle's annual Supercars event.
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    03 Jan 2018

    Is your K9 our A1 pup?

    The search is on for a trio of charismatic canines to be immortalised in print as part of Newcastle City Council's campaign to promote responsible dog ownership.
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    02 Jan 2018

    Merewether Beach among Australia's best

    Merewether Beach has been named Australia's best city beach in an annual wrap-up of the nation's best stretches of coast, beating iconic locations such as Bondi Beach and Surfers Paradise.
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    25 Dec 2017

    Park and Ride for a hassle-free New Year's Eve

    Newcastle's highly successful Park and Ride service will operate on New Year's Eve to help revellers travel to and fro Council's spectacular Neon New Year 2017 celebrations at Queens Wharf.

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    25 Dec 2017

    Council helps with Christmas recycling

    Newcastle City Council is offering locals free disposal of household recyclables over the holiday period to help them do the right thing by the environment at Christmas.

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    24 Dec 2017

    New Bathers Way section unveiled

    The Bathers Way coastal pathway from Merewether to Nobbys has moved another step closer to completion with the opening of the $4million The Hill section of the ambitious revitalisation project.
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    22 Dec 2017

    Newcastle to farewell 2017 with neon NYE

    An explosion of colour will light up the night sky over Newcastle on New Year's Eve as the biggest 9pm fireworks ever to be launched in the city mark the end of a landmark year.

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    21 Dec 2017

    New Foreshore parking spaces open

    More than 500 parking spaces have reopened to the public across Newcastle East following the conclusion of the "bump-out" period of the inaugural Newcastle 500.