Lake Mac named Local Council of the Year

Lake Macquarie City Council has won the inaugural Local Council of the Year Award at the 2017 NSW Sports Awards for excellence and innovation in the promotion of sport and active recreation. Council’s Acting Manager...

Butcher Boys off to early start

Macquarie Scorpions took the Newcastle Rugby league honours in 2017 after a stunning Grand Final victory over Wests Rosellas. Central Charlestown Butcher Boys had to settle for third spot after a much improved season. The...

Locals aiming for spot at Youth Olympics

Jed Fatches, of Wangi Wangi and Karma Randall, of Newcastle have their eyes set on a spot at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Argentina. The pair placed third at the Australian National Sailing Titles in...

Love affair taking Kailani to the Winter Olympic Games

It was 11 years ago, at an 8th birthday party, that Kailani Craine fell in love with ice skating. A love affair with her chosen sport of figure skating that sees her heading to...

Lake Mac the home for windsurfing

Lake Macquarie, the biggest lake in the Southern Hemisphere, is also one of the best places for sailing and windsurfing. Last weekend’s blustery conditions on the water made for perfect conditions to get out...

Cardiff dominates squash championships

Cardiff dominated the Newcastle Squash Spring Pennants Grand Final Day, winning six of the nine titles on offer on Saturday at their home courts, including the men’s and women’s top grades. Just four points separated both Cardiff...

Calling athletes for 2018 International Children’s Games

Lake Macquarie City Council and the Hunter Academy of Sport are calling for expressions of interest from athletes and coaches who would like to represent the City at the International Children’s Games (ICG) in...

Family ‘set for life’

Damian and Brooke Jobson say they will be forever grateful to the wonderful people at Australia Motor Homes and Caravans at Bennetts Green. You see, it was Ron and Tina Warden, owners of one of...

Strategy to shape the future of women’s sport

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...

Retraining and Rehoming Racehorses

As the spring racing carnival continues and Melbourne Cup approaches once again, it is a timely reminder of the spirit of the thoroughbred and the issues surrounding their welfare, and future once their racing...
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