Lake Macquarie mayor Jodie Harrison
IT'S Local Government Week - a time to celebrate the many services and diversity of work councils do to nurture healthy communities and build vibrant cities and towns.
Richard Windeyer, Mortgage Choice
WITH home loan rates sitting at record lows, many homeowners may (and understandably so) be considering refinancing their home loan into a better, sharper priced mortgage.
Newcastle lord mayor Nuatali Nelmes
NEWCASTLE council's 2015-16 budget increases its spending on fixing and upgrading basic essential community infrastructure such as roads, footpaths, parks and playgrounds.
ALTHOUGH summer is the pesty time in gardens and who will ever forget last summer, with the leaf miner and huge grasshoppers, it is surprising how many pests survive the cold and wet winter.