In response to the NSW Health stay at home order, Council services, facilities and events have been impacted. Important changes to the status of Council services will take place from Monday 18 October 2021.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the greater Newcastle and Hunter Valley areas, NSW Health has issued a stay at home order. Following the NSW Government's Roadmap to Reopening announcement, there will be further changes from Monday 18 October.
Council has completed Stage 1 construction works of a new skatepark at Crawfordville Park in Millfield. The facility is located on the site of Crawfordville Community Hall on Bennett Street, Millfield. It incorporates both transition and street elements for a wide range of wheeled sports.
The skatepark is the fifth in the Cessnock Local Government Area alongside skateparks in Cessnock, Kurri Kurri, Greta, and the freestyle BMX facility at Bellbird.
Stage 1 works were completed in five phases:
Detailed designs for Stage 2 works, incorporating seating, pathways and improved access, are complete and funding opportunities for construction are being investigated.
This project is delivered in partnership with Mindaribba Local Aboriginal Land Council.