development news

Council shining a light on illegal dumping in Lake Mac

Lighting has been installed at an illegal dumping hot-spot in Lake Macquarie in the latest bid to crack down on the environmentally destructive practice.

Work begins on $1.4m Morisset playground and fitness zone

Work is underway on a $1.4 million Morisset playground upgrade to include children’s play equipment, outdoor fitness stations and new public barbecues.

Dino imposters exposed in new exhibition

They are lean, mean prehistoric killing machines … just don’t call them dinosaurs.

Council invests millions to help reinvigorate Windale

A suite of major Lake Macquarie City Council projects worth more than $7.5 million will help revamp Windale and improve the quality of life for people who live there.

Safety trial sets Fernleigh Track aglow

Hundreds of glow in the dark strips that mark the way for pedestrians and cyclists have been installed on the Fernleigh Track in a trial to improve public safety.

Consultation underway on three new Lake Mac skate parks

Community consultation has begun on three new skate parks to be built in Lake Macquarie over the next 12 months.

Striking Multi-Arts Centre to become a cultural landmark in Lake Mac

A striking $2 million Multi-Arts Space featuring spectacular waterfront vistas will become a new focal point for arts and culture in Lake Macquarie.

Ping pong table serves up a splash of colour on Warners Bay foreshore

A ping pong table that doubles as installation art has become the centrepiece of the newly revamped Warners Bay foreshore.

Lake Mac oval renamed in honour of Robert “Dutchy” Holland

The cricket ground where Lake Macquarie cricketing legend Robert “Dutchy” Holland played his maiden first-grade match almost 60 years ago will be renamed in his honour.

Security ramped up at Charlestown Skate Park

CCTV cameras will be installed this week at Charlestown Skate Park to help improve public safety.