The annual fundraiser, Bean Counters Ball, which supports youth and education in the Hunter Region, has raised $35,300 for its charity partners, Hunter TAFE Foundation and Samaritans.
The Men's NPL football club, Adamstown Rosebud, is participating in The Push-Up Challenge, helping to raise some much-needed funds and pushing for better mental health in the community.
The iconic 1970s Roundhouse building in Newcastle's civic precinct has been added to the State Heritage Register.
Local walking tour business, Newcastle Afoot, has announced the launch of a new mural and school education program providing immersive student tours that explore Newcastle's rich history, geography and visual arts
An archaeological dig has kicked off at Newcastle's oldest European cemetery, delving deeper into the site's heritage ahead of its planned revitalisation.
Inspiring sopranos, prodigy pianists and guest musicians will perform at a series of concerts during the Newcastle Music Festival, soon returning to the city.