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Gateshead High School Binishell
https://history.lakemac.com.au/page-local-history.aspx?pid=1085&vid=20&tmpt=narrative&narid=3897
…It was also reported that some students fainted due to the extreme heat that built up in the structures due to the lack of ventilation afforded by the small windows.……It was also reported that some students fainted due to the extreme heat that built up in the structures due to the lack of ventilation…
President Place
https://history.lakemac.com.au/page-local-history.aspx?pid=1085&vid=20&tmpt=narrative&narid=2508
…Pendlebury was granted leave due to ill health in 1966, a newspaper report. It is thought President Place may have been named from him. During 1966, Pendlebury Road in Cardiff was named also. Any information here is welcome.……Pendlebury was granted leave due to ill health in 1966, a newspaper report.…
Charlestown fire brigade history
https://history.lakemac.com.au/page-local-history.aspx?pid=1085&vid=20&tmpt=narrative&narid=4886
…The Newcastle Morning Herald reported on Tuesday 8 July 1924 that equipment had been purchased: … Charlestown: local fire brigade.……The Newcastle Morning Herald of Tuesday 1 April 1924 reported: … Charlestown: sensational fire. … On Saturday evening Mr. D.…
Slippery Rock Road
https://history.lakemac.com.au/page-local-history.aspx?pid=1085&vid=20&tmpt=narrative&narid=2276
…The 'Jew Boy' gang of bushrangers were reported to have hidden in the 'Brush' near this road during their time in Martinsville. Early residents called Slippery Rock Road the Highway to the timber industry (Source: The Brush by G Mashman).……The 'Jew Boy' gang of bushrangers were reported to have…
Miller Road
https://history.lakemac.com.au/page-local-history.aspx?pid=1085&vid=20&tmpt=narrative&narid=1698
…The Post newspaper of 8th October 2008 reported that the part of the road between Macquarie Road, Fassifern, and Wakefield Road, Wakefield would be renamed Miller Road to recognise several WW2 veterans named Miller.……The Post newspaper of 8th October 2008 reported that the part of the road between Macquarie…
Hooper Street
https://history.lakemac.com.au/page-local-history.aspx?pid=1085&vid=20&tmpt=narrative&narid=1206
…Mr Hooper rode his bicycle extensively around the Charlestown area and reported back to the council on works needing to be attended to. Mr Hooper lived on the corner of Princes Avenue and Edward Street extended(later Garvey Grove).……Mr Hooper rode his bicycle extensively around the Charlestown area…
Images from exhibition cover
https://history.lakemac.com.au/page-local-history.aspx?pid=1085&vid=20&tmpt=narrative&narid=3826
…Images from exhibition cover … Images from the Exhibition Cover have been taken from the Heritage Reports. Please note that the letters and numbers following the title are indicators of the Suburb Study and the respective heritage item. … Picnic Shelter, Kilaben Bay.……This work by Lake Macquarie City…
Masonic Hall, Speers Point
https://history.lakemac.com.au/page-local-history.aspx?pid=1085&vid=20&tmpt=narrative&narid=4117
…Heritage information for the report written and researched by David Campbell.……Heritage information for the report written and researched by David Campbell. … This work by Lake Macquarie City Library is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License … Related…
Windale's Surprise Naming
https://history.lakemac.com.au/page-local-history.aspx?pid=1085&vid=20&tmpt=narrative&narid=4047
…In 1952 the “Sun Newspaper” referred to the suburb as a “Cinderella Township” and a 2010 article by “Newcastle Herald” journalist Mike Scanlon reported that in 1947 the Housing Commission proposed naming the suburb Sherwood!……In 1952 the “Sun Newspaper” referred to the suburb as a “Cinderella Township”…
Early Boat Building in Lake Macquarie
https://history.lakemac.com.au/page-local-history.aspx?pid=1085&vid=20&tmpt=narrative&narid=5086
…From a newspaper report of the incident, we learn that the two vessels Star of Peace and Sea Gull left Sydney together at three o'clock one morning, bound for Lake Macquarie.……From a newspaper report of the incident, we learn that the two vessels Star of Peace and Sea Gull left Sydney together at three…