More jobs in the Hunter/Newcastle/Lake Macquarie region, and burgeoning mining royalties are in the pipeline, if the state takes advantage of the increase in demand for thermal coal. A new report on expected Asian demand for Australian thermal coal highlights...
A wander through the streets of Inner Newcastle a week or so back brought home the dire consequences of the light rail project on the business operators in the area. It is patently obvious that the elongated undertaking is having...
Today’s NSW State Budget shows how strong economic management can deliver significant returns for the people of NSW, including for regional communities. The Budget also confirms the importance of a diverse economy beyond Sydney, with record mining royalties helping fill...
The landmark $80 million residential development, Water’s Edge at Warners Bay, has been granted development approval by Lake Macquarie City Council. This signals the green light for clearing the highly valued land adjoining King Street and the Esplanade, with construction...
Hunter Bikeworx has moved to their new shop location at 2/395 Hillsborough Road Warners Bay, now located down the road from the old store, between McDonald's and 7Eleven on Hillsborough Road. Staff have been working feverishly to get their house...
The closure of the Tip Top bakery on Oakdale Road in Gateshead is devastating news for its workers says the Mayor of Lake Macquarie City Council, Cr Kay Fraser. The Mayor said today that on hearing the news of the...
The Beanies for Brain Cancer round in the National Rugby League began in 2016, and in that short space of time, has grown to become one of the biggest single fund raising activities in this country. Just last night in...
For over 20 years, Avan has revolutionised the RV industry. Along the way, many thousands of holidaymakers, travellers and adventure seekers have happily experienced new heights in style, comfort and value. Avan Caravans and Campers continue to set new benchmarks...
Plans are well underway to develop Lake Macquarie Airport into the hub of local tourism. Skyline Aviation Group, based at the former Pelican (Belmont) Airport, say they have not yet turned a sod in the major new project, but...
Our story on Tuesday, ‘Retailers bear the cost burden’ received a fantastic response from readers, mostly suggesting that retailers should continue to foot the bill for card transactions. As a former shopkeeper, who conducted a general store, cafe and newsagency...
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