Three men have been charged over an alleged armed robbery in Newcastle on Sunday morning. Just before 8.30am (Sunday 24 December 2017), police will allege two men entered a shop on Young Street, in the Newcastle suburb of Carrington, armed...
A woman has died after she was hit by a car while walking on the road at Wallsend last night. Just after 11pm (Thursday 21 December 2017), a 21-year-old woman was walking with two male friends west along Minmi Road. As...
The Christmas spirit is truly alive and well in Newcastle, with the community banding together to help a family in need this festive season. A vast network of Newcastle-based volunteers with the national domestic violence support charity, Friends With Dignity,...

Mayoral pay rates

Much discussion around the dinner table this week centred around the wage rise for the mayor and councillors on Newcastle City Council and why their pay is notionally higher than their counterparts on the Lake Macquarie City Council. Newcastle’s seven...
Police in the Newcastle area are calling on all business owners to remain vigilant following a number of robberies at businesses in Newcastle. Officers are calling on business owners and staff to keep doors locked ahead of opening hours when...
A man will face court today after he allegedly attempted to detain a woman in Newcastle. About 11.30am on Friday 8 December 2017, a 23-year-old man attended a home on Sunset Boulevard, North Lambton, and attempted to speak to one...
The NSW Government is intent on getting more patients access to medicinal cannabis products for palliative care, under a $6 million statewide advisory service aimed at supporting doctors. Minister for Health Brad Hazzard announced the NSW Medicinal Cannabis Advisory Service...
The NSW Government is reminding consumers that Australian Consumer Law extends to goods and services bought on platforms such as Uber, Airbnb and Airtasker. Consumers can follow these steps to resolve an issue: Speak to the seller or service provider. ...
The Women in Sport Strategy will address issues including increasing participation, developing sporting partnerships and leadership opportunities for women. It will also look at improving sporting facilities, such as female change rooms and night-time lighting at sports grounds. The Office of...
With Australians working longer hours than ever before, and trying to juggle home life - pets are often the ones that get neglected with annual vaccinations missed, grooming appointments get further apart, and de-sexing is put on the back...
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