YMCA Raymond Terrace to close down

Port Stephens Council has expressed disappointment at the decision of YMCA NSW to cease operating its gymnasium in Raymond Terrace as of 22 July 2016. The YMCA has operated the facility, located in a Council-owned property on Sturgeon Street, since 2010. It informed members via email on Monday 27 June of

Federal Liberal Candidate Karen Howard helps launch pilot P-TECH program at Hunter River High School

Karen Howard along with Hunter River High staff and students, Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham along with local business representatives at the P-TECH announcement

P-TECH will see a collaboration between Hunter River High, and locally based Williamtown (and surrounding area) businesses such as BAE Systems, Varley Group, Jetstar Airways, Ampcontrol and other local aerospace industries, aimed at providing new pathways for students to link to future employment opportunities. The pilot program is one of 12

Loooks Consulting is now open in Tea Gardens

The long awaited official opening of LOOOKS Consulting took place on Wednesday 13 April, at their Yalinbah Street location in Tea Gardens. Several guests from Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest were invited to have a complimentary skin analysis and facial as part of the opening. “All guests were invited to discuss any skin

Barnaby Joyce delivers win for Small Business

Federal Member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie has congratulated Nationals Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce on delivering a significant win for small business after Federal Cabinet supported major changes to misuse of market power provisions in the Competition and Consumer Act (CCA). The Nationals have fought to secure these protections

Karuah oyster farmers are back in business

January is normally a hectic period for most local businesses, and more often than not it also proves to be the most profitable few weeks of the year with a steady flow of visitors. One attraction for holiday makers is of course Karuah’s famous oysters, but due to the heavy rains experienced