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Sunshine, good times and rock ‘n’ roll at the Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival

Thousands of revellers flocked to Kurri Kurri this weekend for the town's annual Nostalgia Festival.

Women's Health

LIVE BLOG: Newcastle Knights vs Sydney Roosters

Mitchell Pearce takes on his old club and the Knights look to remain unbeaten.

Newcastle Knights

Teenager’s car stolen at gunpoint in university car park: police

The 19-year-old had just walked to the vehicle when a man wearing a motorbike helmet approached: police


Support for east community centre

Maitland councillors to vote on a plan for a community centre in Tenambit.


More coin for big ticket sports sites

More State funding is available for sports infrastructure and Maitland City Council plans chasing the coin.<p>A report to Tuesday’s council meeting …

Local Economies

Missing man from Lake Macquarie found safe and well

FILE IMAGE<p>A missing man, aged 26, who was reported as missing around 6pm on Saturday evening has been found safe and well.<p>A large scale search was …


Collectibles by the dozen at the Annual Newcastle Doll Fair

Photo: Marina Neill<p>Photo: Marina Neill<p>Photo: Marina Neill<p>Photo: Marina Neill<p>Photo: Marina Neill<p>Photo: Marina Neill<p>Photo: Marina Neill<p>Photo: Marina …


All the photos from the Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival 2018

The 2018 Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival is here.


‘Overwhelming’ crisis needs urgent support

FRONT LINE: "It is really important to me that people are aware that while the displaced people are in great need, they are also a testament to …

North Africa

Bend and roar: T-Rex dinsoaurs gather for yoga in Newcastle

Dinosaurs gathered in Newcastle on Saturday for a spot of yoaga


My whirlwind journey from the Hunter to the Moulin Rouge’s stage

Jasmine Bard at the Moulin Rouge. Picture: Moulin Rouge.<p>Jasmine Bard at the Moulin Rouge. Picture: Moulin Rouge.<p>Jasmine Bard at the Moulin Rouge. …


Zara store on the cards for Westfield Kotara

ON TREND: Zara's flagship outlet in Pitt Street Mall in Sydney. Company documents suggest its first Hunter store will open at Westfield Kotara this …

JB Hi-Fi

Venture beyond Adelaide for great wine and food experiences

The Adelaide Hills: A fine wine area that cascades into Adelaide’s suburbs.<p>Adelaide, Australia’s self-styled wine capital, is more than lucky when it …


Hey big spender: the Hunter’s $1.1 billion mall war

Construction work on the $160 million redevelopment of Westfield Kotara. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers<p>Construction work on the $160 million redevelopment …

JB Hi-Fi

How to spend a couple’s weekend in Adelaide on a working-class budget

LUSH LIFE: The Himeji Garden is classically Japanese.<p>RING A DING DING: Pray, is that another church? Yes, indeed, it is, in Eastwood.<p>Confirming wine …

Ben Folds

A family’s agony for a lost son

Psychologist Marija Radojevic's son died in 2014 after two decades of personal and family pain.


Smile, it’s a speeding trap

AN errant speed camera at one of Newcastle’s busiest intersections has been reset after almost a week of “strobe-like” photography of startled …

Driverless Cars

Newcastle Beachwatch: Saturday, March 24, 2018

Surfing, boating and shipping in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens.

Extreme Sports

University’s city campus sweeps Newcastle architect awards

The building, a collaboration between Melbourne-based Lyons and the Hunter’s EJE Architecture received the top award as well as another three.


Former Wallsend fire station ‘pulled from market’: minister

As one fire station opened, the fate of another became clearer.

Emergency Medicine

Evidence found in garbage dumped at Hunter Wetlands Centre

They dumpers left photos and letters in a collection of rubbish they tossed onto Hunter Wetlands Centre grounds.


Government denies broken election promise over Nelson Bay Road

Plans to duplicate a busy Port Stephens road had “an ambitious timetable” when the incumbent premier promised millions for the project 10 days before …


Ransley beats ICAC charge

NOT GUILTY: Another ICAC allegation fails to stand up in court.


Dealer made 4000 calls, texts to sell ice

Michael David Bridge used a system of code words and arranged to meet his clients at various locations in the hope of avoiding detection.

Western Australia

Residents up in arms over plans to build wind farm near Muswellbrook

McCULLYS Gap residents are up in arms about plans to build a large wind farm near Muswellbrook.

Hydroelectric Power

Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival 2018 | PHOTOS, VIDEO, PROGRAM

Toni McLoughney, Jane Fowler, Pam Way, Gail Player and Glennis Byfield at the Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival high tea and fashion parade at Kurri …


Residents up in arms

McCULLYS Gap residents are up in arms about plans to build a large wind farm near Muswellbrook.

Wind Farm

Students to become wartime researchers for Anzac Day project

Field of Remembrance display will be set up on the lawn at Newcastle Museum


Early tickets on sale for Tocal

OINK: The piglet races are always a crowd pleaser for all ages at the Tocal Field Days. This year's event will be held from May 4 to 6. Picture: …


Everything you need to know about the Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival

Hilary-Anne and Audrey-Rose Wattus, of Wallsend.<p>Francisco and Samantha Salgado, of Riverstone.<p>Hayley Cooke, Logan Pullman, 4, and Dee Pullman, all of …