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  • City offers 25 per cent off on-street parking price
    19 Dec

    City offers 25 per cent off on-street parking price

    The City of Newcastle will slash the hourly cost of on-street parking by 25 per cent for users of its pay-by-phone parking app, in preparation for Australian-first technology that guides drivers to vacant parking spaces.  
     
  • Holidays herald important road safety message
    17 Dec

    Holidays herald important road safety message

    School holidays are a time for family and friends to focus on socialising, travel and time together - but their arrival also means maintaining greater vigilance when walking near, or driving on, Newcastle's busy roads.

  • Council demands answers from Board of Newcastle Maritime Museum Society
    17 Dec

    Council demands answers from Board of Newcastle Maritime Museum Society

    Almost seven months after the members of the Newcastle Maritime Museum Society (NMMS) unanimously voted to wind up, the future of the 7,500 item collection remains up in the air.
     
  • Newcastle 500 Brings in Record Airline Numbers
    17 Dec

    Newcastle 500 Brings in Record Airline Numbers

    City of Newcastle welcomes the news of a record number of passengers travelling into Newcastle Airport on the first day of this year's Newcastle 500 Supercars event.
     
  • Colourful family-fun on offer for NYE
    14 Dec

    Colourful family-fun on offer for NYE

    Novocastrian families are invited to roll up their sleeves and unleash their DIY home renovation skills this New Year’s Eve on a pop-up Funhouse on Market Street Lawn.
     
  • City hails first five-star hotel
    12 Dec

    City hails first five-star hotel

    A landmark deal inked this morning will see the City’s current administrative headquarters transformed into a five-star hotel that will help raise Newcastle's tourism stocks by leaving a lasting impression on the guests who stay in the famous “Roundhouse” building.     

  • Funding competition to create more vibrant city
    12 Dec

    Funding competition to create more vibrant city

    The City of Newcastle resolved last night to make business improvement associations (BIAs) compete in a free market of ideas to generate more events and initiatives of a higher standard throughout the city.
     
  • Council update:  Tuesday 11 December 2018
    11 Dec

    Council update: Tuesday 11 December 2018

    Following is a summary of the Ordinary Council meeting for Tuesday 11 December 2018.
    NB: it is not a full record of resolutions.

     
  • Library exhibitions showcase the emotional power of photography
    10 Dec

    Library exhibitions showcase the emotional power of photography

    Moving snaps of legend Kurt Fearnley with children in a Palestinian refugee camp and a cross-aisle celebration of the marriage equality bill are among scores of stunning images on display at Newcastle Region Library.
     
  • Business improvement associations set for overhaul
    10 Dec

    Business improvement associations set for overhaul

    Council will consider a recommendation to introduce competition for funding among local business improvement associations, to generate more events and initiatives throughout the city, tomorrow night.
     
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