NEW RESIDENTS GUIDE 11 Beautiful countryside, clean air and vibrant communities are just some of the reasons more and more people are making the move to live in the Cessnock LGA. Our region is surrounded by peaceful bushland and breathtaking mountain views and as a Council we pride ourselves on maintaining the health of our natural environment so our community can enjoy it for years to come. You can lead a very relaxed lifestyle living in our region, but also enjoy our vibrant culture within our towns and villages including great shopping, dining and huge range of experiences at your fingertips. For families moving to the area, we offer a number fantastic childcare centres and have 28 schools to choose from, so you’re sure to find one to suit your needs. We’re also lucky to have top notch health services available including two hospitals, a wide range of medical practitioners, community health services, aged care and numerous other support services. Cessnock City Council works hard to ensure our region continues to be a great place to live and provides our community with a range of services. These include the maintenance of parks, gardens and sporting fields, the provision of libraries and the entertainment centre, waste management, maintenance of roads, bridges, footpaths and more. L I V E