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Cessnock a Finalist in the Local Government Arts and Culture Awards

The brightly lit and creative ‘Spring Awakening’ event of Cessnock is now a finalist contending for an exciting award in this year’s Local Government Arts and Culture Summit. Read On

Hill 60 Plaque – Praise of Hunter Valley Miners

In the middle of Kurri Kurri Rotary Park there now stands a plaque dedicated to the Hunter Valley men of the Australian Tunnelling Companies who were involved in one of the largest mining operations of World War 1, famously known as Hill 60. Read On

Mayoral Scholarships a Success

You have to be in it to win it, as the saying goes. Fourteen students from around the Cessnock LGA were excited, and others in a state of shock or surprise, as each made their way onto the stage to accept a cheque worth $2,500 to assist with their academic studies. Read On

Renew Cessnock – Match Creative People to Empty Spaces

‘An empty space is an opportunity lost’ the founder of Renew Newcastle Marcus Westbury informed the room. Read On

Renew Cessnock – A Walk with Westbury

Where one person may see empty space, Marcus Westbury can see potential. The founder of the urban renewal scheme, Renew Newcastle, has been invited to Cessnock to cast his eyes over the Cessnock Local Government Area and present his insights and observations for placemaking and site activation at a business and community luncheon on Friday 11 April 2014. Read On

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