Welcome to Wallsend Mr Minister

The State Minister for Transport Andrew Constance was today invited to visit Wallsend, sit down for a coffee, speak to the locals, and find out the ‘real’ problems with...

$100 million Powerball up for grabs today

Residents of Lake Macquarie City, like every other place in Australia, were heading out in droves today (estimated 1 in 3) to have a flutter on the $100 million...

Additional charges laid over fatal crash

Police have laid five additional charges, including drive under influence and drive with illicit drugs, over a crash at Salamander Bay earlier this year, in which two people died. Emergency...

Two new skate parks coming soon

The countdown is on for the opening of Lake Macquarie City Council’s two newest skate parks in Cameron Park and Charlestown. The skate park in Pasterfield Sports Complex, Cameron park...

MP calls for urgent review of youth mental health services

There is a far greater need for child mental health services in our region according to the Member for Swansea Yasmin Catley MP, who today moved a Notice of...
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Newcastle Rugby League – CREER Cup back in Central’s cabinet

The CREER Cup, symbol of supremacy between Lake Macquarie rivals, Central Newcastle and Lakes United, is back in the trophy cabinet at Central Charlestown...

Tony Desira trains a double

Trainer Tony Desira had plenty of reasons to smile last night at Ladbrokes The Gardens greyhound meeting when two of his dogs greeted the...

Friday actions at The Gardens

When patience is a virtue Trainer Jamie Sheen, from Heddon Greta, with daughter Isla, after ‘I’m Impatient’ (Box 3) greeted the judge first in Race...