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Major improvements make foreshore shine

Millions of dollars’ worth of improvements have transformed three of Lake Macquarie’s most popular waterfront locations in time for Christmas. Upgrades of foreshore stretches at Belmont, Pelican and Warners...

Summer of fun in Lake Mac

The summer holidays are just around the corner and there are plenty of exciting activities on offer in Lake Macquarie City to keep the whole family entertained. Mayor of Lake Macquarie, Councillor Kay Fraser, said...

Lifesavers urge caution – ‘drownings up’

As volunteer surf lifesavers raise the flags on a new patrol season, a report on coastal drowning deaths shows a worrying increase in fatalities during 2017/18. The 2018 Surf Life Saving NSW Coastal Safety Report...

Cricket gets funding boost

Cricket clubs and councils in NSW are encouraged to apply for grants to improve cricket facilities, increase female participation, and enable regional towns and cities to host elite cricket tournaments. The NSW Government is committing...

Record summer crowds at Lake Mac beaches

The summer of 2017-18 season will be remembered as the biggest yet on Lake Macquarie City Council beaches, with more than 1.4 million visits recorded across the City’s four patrolled beaches. Council’s professional beach lifeguards...

Beach incident a timely message

The sandy beach near Adelaide which made headlines overnight, when an 11-year-old boy was almost buried alive, could just as easily have been one of the beaches along the Central Coast, Lake Macquarie and...

School kids’ act of goodwill

The local children’s charity, ‘Charlie’s Run 4 Kids’ benefited by $60 on Saturday when two Dudley schoolgirls took it upon themselves to conduct a ‘Lemonade and Muffin Drive’ in the car park at the...

Child locked inside car prompts warning

As the hot summer continues, NSW Police are encouraging parents and carers to be aware of the risks associated with leaving children alone in the car. The warning hit home again today when a small...

Drop a line in the mighty Lake Macquarie

As the locals know, Lake Macquarie’s abundance of water truly makes the area an angler’s paradise. With a saltwater lake twice the size of Sydney Harbour and more than 30km of pristine coastline, fishing...

Big money up for grabs at Surfest

Surfest, the region’s annual celebration of surfing, gets under way this weekend, with the Lake Mac Festival of Surfing at Redhead on Saturday and Sunday as the launch event. The fourth Lake Mac Festival of...
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