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Armed with the vax

For local pharmacist Anthony Piggott, the message regarding COVID-19 could not be simpler or clearer. “If you’re over 18 you should get the vaccine.” says Anthony

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Toy library seeks shelving

In the relative quiet of New Lambton Branch Library one sound you may hear is the bright, tinkling laughter of children.  Newcastle Toy Library is

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Census counts on everyone

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) recently launched the 2021 Census advertising campaign.  The campaign will support the roll-out of Australia’s 18th Census, which is

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Ausgrid pruning petition

A community petition has been launched through the NSW Parliament against the harsh tree pruning undertaken by Ausgrid around Newcastle power lines.

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“Bursting at seams” MP calls for new schools

State Member for Wallsend, Ms Sonia Hornery MP, has called on the NSW Education Minister to build new schools in Newcastle’s western suburbs and end the overcrowding, after the latest data revealed that many local schools are exceeding capacity.

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Elise illustrates Our City

Local mum, environmental scientist and artist Elise Asquith has brought her many talents together once again to illustrate, write and publish another beautiful book, this time with the title Our City Newcastle. 

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Clean Up’s on

The Ker-rai (creek) that runs through Lambton Park will be a Clean Up Australia Day site on Sunday 7 March. Lambton Residents Group chose to register

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Citizen of the Year announced

Australia’s first recognised Indigenous surgeon and a passionate advocate for health equality, Associate Professor Kelvin Kong, has been honoured as City of Newcastle’s Citizen of

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Pat’s 60 years of service

When Pat McMahon attended the monthly Lambton-New Lambton RSL Sub Branch meeting in December she was expecting an acknowledgement of the 80th anniversary of the

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Tower of trouble

A proposal by Telstra to install a 26 metre high telecommunications pole in the midst of New Lambton’s shopping area has met with strong and sustained opposition from the local community.

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New digital library for City

The most digitally advanced library in NSW has opened on the ground floor of the City of Newcastle’s new Customer Service Centre in Newcastle West.

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