Five Senses Twilight Market lights up Lambton

Jesse Rowbottom -

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A celebration of fine food & wine, talented artists, small businesses & fun. That’s what the Five Senses Twilight Market, which was held at Lambton Park on Sunday 26th, was all about. SHARE THIS

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The Kombis are coming!

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The Kombi Club of Australia will convoy into Lake Macquarie this easter as part of their yearly Bus Stop. On Easter Saturday the social club, a group approximately 80 plus, KOMVOY from Swansea to Warners Bay along the lakeside, stopping at Belmont 16s for a photo shoot at 9am. All local kombians are welcome to join uin. The cruise will finish at Warners Bay car park behind the shops for locals to check out the iconic vehicles & have a chat to owners. ABOUT BUS STOP The Bus Stop began 11 years ago when a handful of Kombi enthusiasts got together & camped for the weekend. One of the founders owns a business called Bus Stop, selling Kombi parts hence the name. Roy also built the website The Kombi Club of Australia Forums where owners & lovers of Kombi’s can share stories of …

Free Harmony Week BBQ in Newcastle

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Newcastle Region Library will host a free picnic to celebrate diversity in the community as part of Harmony Week events across Australia. The Harmony Day BBQ event in Civic Park in Newcastle’s civic heart will be held to encourage people to get to know each other over a meal in relaxed setting. Presented by Newcastle Region Library, the day is open to all ages and backgrounds and includes the launch of a children’s book that promotes the spirit of Harmony Week. Newcastle Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes said the Civic Park gathering underscored the city’s commitment to fostering cultural unity. “We live in a city with a proud history of respecting ethnic, cultural and religious diversity,” Councillor Nelmes said, ” and that’s what we will be celebrating with a picnic BBQ in our civic centre. “Newcastle City Council declared Newcastle a …

YOUR PHOTOS: Beaumont Street Carnivale

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Locals gathered in Hamilton over the weekend for the annual Beaumont Street Carnivale.  With more live entertainment than ever before, the event promised something for everyone with a flair that only Hamilton can provide. Here’s a collection of photos you shared online from the event. A post shared by Bec Dujin (@talktobec) on Mar 12, 2017 at 5:20pm PDT A post shared by @bembott on Mar 12, 2017 at 5:08pm PDT A post shared by Abbie McCaskie (@abz_madz_) on Mar 11, 2017 at 7:53pm PST A post shared by Aspect Hunter School (@aspecthuntersch) on Mar 11, 2017 at 4:23pm PST A post shared by Wilkie Design (@wilkiedesign) on Mar 11, 2017 at 6:08pm PST A post shared by Bec Dujin (@talktobec) on Mar 12, 2017 at 5:18pm PDT A post shared by HamiltonNOW (@hamiltonnow_nsw) on Mar 12, 2017 at 2:06pm PDT …

An open letter to the Potential Novocastrian looking to live the Newy Dream

Laura Kebby -

Lifestyle

A long time ago, my grandparents built a shack out at Fullerton Cove, out of nowhere, pretty much out of nothing, and made it a home. To me… That’s what being a Novocastrian is all about. Last week I read a piece that, as a Novocastrian, really rubbed me the wrong way. As a journalist I really appreciating writing, and of course opinion, but when it comes to my town, I have to admit, I’m pretty biased. So… Here is an open letter, a guide if you will, for those who are thinking of moving to Newcastle to ‘live the dream’ and call Newy home. SHARE THIS