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Santa has been cruising the shores of Lake Macquarie for as long as I can remember. As a child, this was one

The Christmas spirit for our Fire & Rescue teams around Lake Macquarie is alive and well. Spreading the Christmas cheer, the kids

Bringing Christmas to Lake Mac one stop at a time! If Santa’s reindeer can’t pull the sleigh on Christmas Eve, he’d be

Whether you’re planning to celebrate the end of 2023 or the beginning of 2024, Lake Mac has a range of options for

Do you know a local legend? Are you inspired by someone in your life? Is there a person, or community group that

Get ready for a busy weekend on the lake as the Fast and Loud Festival returns to Lake Macquarie this weekend! With

This year’s Living Smart Festival, and Living Together Festival, are promising to deliver a jam-packed schedule of activities, demonstrations, workshops, live performances,

Volksfest Australia is holding it’s first-ever Volkswagen Festival in Lake Macquarie this weekend 8th-10th September 2023. This family-friendly festival will have something

We love our fur babies. There’s nothing better than coming home to a friendly face who’s ecstatic to see you walk through

We’re all too familiar with the afternoon kid’s shuttle service, but we also know how much they enjoy it socially, creatively, and

Possibly because he was being pursued by Ghostbusters, Princess Leia and an old bloke in a dress???? When the Pop Culture Festival

Catch big, win BIG on Australia’s largest coastal saltwater lake which is Lake Macquarie of course! It’s our very own competition, just

Grab your helmet, get your sirens blaring, and head out to meet the firefighters at your nearest Fire and Rescue NSW station.

Located in one of our newer suburbs of Lake Macquarie, the Sugar Valley Library Museum (kirantakamyari) offers a mix of both a

The commemoration of ANZAC day is close to the heart of many Australians and New Zealanders. We remember those brave men and

Head down to Speers Point Park on Saturday 6th May, between 9am and 4pm for the Lake Mac Autumn Fair. For the

It’s nearly time to head back down to the shoreline of Lake Mac for ‘Float Your Boat’ 2023. With a parade of

We were absolutely blown away by the diverse talent our HSC kids delivered in their final visual arts submissions for 2022. Our

Heading to the beach after a long day at work has now become a safer prospect for our Lake Macquarie community. For

Australia. Land of the brave. No wonder the Bee Gees wrote ‘Stayin Alive’ with so many of the world’s most venomous creatures

You couldn’t find a more perfect setting for the new Multi-Arts Pavilion, mima than overlooking our gorgeous Lake Macquarie. The Multi-Arts Pavilion

“You’ll be glad to hear that I always conduct myself positively at work’, jokes Irish-born Marty Meehan, owner of Whitebridge-based AMCM electrical.

Can you see yourself laying down on a picnic rug under the trees, listening to the laughter of children as they play?

Spring is a busy time for wildlife carers, with baby animals being born, leaving nests and learning to survive in the world.

From the moment you walk into the house, your mouth will start watering. This beetroot, potato, bacon side will fill your house

There’s nothing better than a big cook-up on the weekend, and the smell of curry emanating from the kitchen certainly gets your

Club Charlestown is proud to announce the opening of it’s new Courtyard area. With a focus on families, and supporting our community,

Coming across ticks in Lake Macquarie was part of growing up, especially during the warmer months. As a kid, after playing outside,

You know that feeling you get when you literally bounce out of bed in the morning? When the day finally arrives for

Just in time for Christmas, come and enjoy our newest shopping centre in Lake Mac. You can’t miss it on the Pacific

Love them or hate them, Lake Macquarie is home to a variety of snakes. Just a few of our natives include the

From the moment we walked in we knew it was going to be fun. I’ll admit, I’m not a girlie girl, and

It’s always exciting when a new business comes to Lake Macquarie, and Warners Bay shops are very lucky. Especially when that business

In Australia every year more people die as a result of residential fires than of all our natural disasters combined. On average

Some may say that living in Australia is only for the brave. With 21 of the world’s most venomous snakes, blue-ringed octopus,

Moving home is one of the top 5 most stressful events in your life. I should know. I’ve just bought and sold

It’s that time of year again. We slip on our swimmers and thongs and head down to the lake to cool down.

Finding the right person for the job can be a challenge. We’ve all heard horror stories of tradies that haven’t turned up,

Want to hear some fantastic news? Valentine Hydrotherapy Swimming Pool has reopened its doors after a long closure. The pool was closed

When the LEGO® store Charlestown opened it’s doors mid-August amidst COVID-19 restrictions, we knew it wasn’t going to be an easy visit.

It’s that time of the year again when we witness locals wearing bike helmets with cable ties pointing skyward, acting as a

The weather’s warming up and those winter clothes you’ve been comfortably living in are no longer suitable. If you’re anything like me

Building a new home can be one of the biggest financial investments we make in our lifetimes. It’s an exciting time full

When you’re next standing at the kitchen bench chopping up your vegetables or slicing up your fruit, take note of what you’re

Yet another leaflet has landed in your post box. Discounts and ‘Buy now – pay later’ offers for the installation of a

Sometimes we just need simple ideas to occupy the kids at home, and cooking can be so much fun. Whether it’s school

Lately, we’ve had the time to think about all the things we’d love to do but never seem to have the time

You’ve got to admit, as soon as the temperature drops, cooking is back on your mind. There’s nothing better than the smell

When we discovered Sesames On The Lake, just a short walk from our front door, we couldn’t believe our luck. Sesames is

You have to love and embrace the Mediterranean diet. Mostly plant-based, rich in fruit and vegetables, grains, nuts and legumes. Packed full

We know we’re in a drought. We hear it whenever we click on our TV, read a newspaper or check our Facebook

On any given day more and more women, and girls, of all ages and backgrounds, are out enjoying what was certainly once

Can you bring a salad? I’m guessing if you’re like me you’ve heard this many times before. I love enjoying the food

When your partner asks if you’ve chosen the paint you want for your interior, don’t just say white. You’ll be sure to