City of Newcastle is aware of an incident at Newcastle Ocean Baths changerooms yesterday afternoon where police have charged a man with two counts of ‘intentionally do sexual act with child between 10 and 16, carry out sexual act with another without consent and willful and obscene exposure.’ While planning, assessments and consultation on the upgrade to Newcastle Ocean Baths’ pavilion continues, the community … Continue reading “Statement regarding alleged offences at Newcastle Ocean Baths”
Thirty-one events, activations and initiatives to re-energise Newcastle and boost the COVID disrupted local economy, have received a $1.1 million cash injection from City of Newcastle’s Events Sponsorship and Special Business Rate programs. Festivals of comedy, sailing and beer, spectacular park lighting, and virtual tours to entice people to explore the city’s history and creative culture, have received well needed financial support aimed at stimulating the local economy. Fifteen projects that promote, beautify and develop the City Centre and Darby Street have shared in a pool more than $930,000 under the Special Business Program, while a further 16 events and activations have received $177,000 from … Continue reading “Business benefits from City’s million-dollar event and project funding”
Restrictions for outdoor dining and outdoor music performances will be eased, under relaxed COVID-19 safety rules. From this Friday, 16 October restrictions at hospitality venues will be eased to allow one patron for every two square metres in outdoor areas (previously this was one person per four square metres). Businesses wishing to take advantage of … Continue reading “NSW: COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS EASED”
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Forte was shot dead during a slow speed pursuit in which he and his partner approached Rich Maddison down a dirt road, before their patrol car was sprayed with 27 bullets.
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A pregnant woman who died after another woman cut her baby from her womb in the US has been identified.
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