Newcastle and Charlestown state by-election candidates to speak at community forums

NEWCASTLE and Charlestown residents will next week have the opportunity to meet their candidates for the October 25 state byelections.

The Newcastle Institute, in conjunction with the Hunter Business Chamber and the Newcastle Herald, has organised two community forums.

The Charlestown forum will be held on October 15, from 5.30pm to 7pm at Charlestown Bowling Club. South Leagues Club will host the Newcastle forum on October 16, 5.30pm to 7pm.