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The future liveability, public domain and amenity of Wickham are at the centre of updates to the Newcastle Development Control Plan (DCP) adopted by the elected Council at tonight's Ordinary Council Meeting.
Following is a summary of resolutions from the Ordinary Council meeting of Tuesday 23 August 2022. NB: it is not a full record of resolutions.
A coastal weather event with hazardous surf, heavy rain and strong wind is forecast for this evening and through Wednesday.
$150,000 is being shared amongst 10 successful projects aimed at activating key suburban business precincts in Hamilton, New Lambton and Wallsend, including an innovative self-guided op shop trail, vertical “smart” gardens installed on shopfront facades, and a series of community-based art initiatives.
Popular television presenter Costa Georgiadis and MasterChef favourite Mindy Woods will join a special program of free events to mark the reopening of Wallsend Library following an extensive upgrade.
New footpaths, safety improvements and a vibrant community mural will breathe new life into Shortland’s neighbourhood shopping precinct as part of City of Newcastle’s Local Centres program.
The community has shown its support for a six-month trial to extend outdoor dining and improve pedestrian and cyclist safety within Newcastle's renowned "eat street" precinct.
City of Newcastle's plans to build a Material Recovery Facility (MRF) at the Summerhill Waste Management Centre have been overwhelmingly endorsed by the community.
Newcastle Art Gallery's collection has been independently valued at $126 million, an increase of $11 million since key works were last reviewed. The $126 million value means the collection is now the most valuable of any gallery in Australia not located in a capital city.
You mightn't know the meaning of Shralp before going into the Newcastle Museum exhibition, but visitors will certainly leave appreciating the tricks, terrain and talented individuals involved in Newcastle's skateboarding subculture.
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City of Newcastle acknowledges that we operate on the grounds of the traditional country of the Awabakal and Worimi peoples.
We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and continuing relationship with the land, and that they are the proud survivors of more than two hundred years of dispossession.
CN reiterates its commitment to address disadvantages and attain justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this community.