August 23, 2017
You often find, as a resident of the Newcastle, Hunter and Manning regions, that when you meet somebody new, you have someone in common. If it’s six degrees of separation in big cities then it’s more like two degrees of separation for us. Our community is connected. We know each other.
May 19, 2017
The annual Mums’ Night Out took place at the Blackbutt Hotel last Tuesday night and was a great success. The theme ‘Nurturing My Self’ clearly had resonance for all who attended.
May 03, 2017
I remember when I used to meet up with friends, go to the movies and read as many books as I wanted. I would literally put one book down and pick up another. I remember regularly ringing one of my best friends and enjoying epic two-hour conversations. I remember re-watching all seven seasons of The West Wing in a month (long before Netflix and binge watching were even a thing). I remember walking my dogs every day. I remember lazy Sunday afternoons on the couch. Sometimes I would even have a nap!
April 20, 2017
The annual Tenison Woods Education Centre ‘Mums’ Night Out’ will be held on Tuesday 16 May at the Blackbutt Hotel, 80 Orchardtown Road, New Lambton from 5.30pm and mums are encouraged to come along for a relaxing night of conversation and encouragement.
April 10, 2017
A glorious Sunday afternoon saw a large crowd gather for the annual Ecumenical Way of the Cross at St Joseph’s, Kilaben Bay.
April 05, 2017
Speaking on ABC radio earlier this year, young local Catholic, Hannah Williams, challenged the stereotype that young people no longer engage with their faith.