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Entries open for murals art competition

FROM THE CHAMBERS Calling all artists – entries are now open for adult, youth and junior categories in the annual Town of Murals Art Show. Thanks to the many generous sponsors, prize money is offered in all sections. The major $2000 prize is sponsored by Cessnock City Council. Attracting hundreds of artists each year, the competition…

Implementation of Hunter Valley Wine Country Signage Strategy

Council is currently rolling out the street signage component of the Hunter Valley Wine Country Signage Strategy, in the Pokolbin, Lovedale, Mount View and Wollombi areas.   The new signage, which includes street name signs and pictogram signs, is being installed at all intersections within ‘Wine Country’ as replacements for the existing street name signs…

Advancing Cessnock City through business engagement

Council’s economic development team is determined to make the region a better place to do business! Under the Advance Cessnock City partnership, the team are rolling out a survey to better understand the capacity of local businesses. Mayor of Cessnock, Councillor Bob Pynsent, urges local businesses to participate by completing a short 8-10 minute survey….

Cessnock Council negotiates to host Golf NSW tournament

Cessnock improves its swing to host Golf NSW regional qualifying tournament

Cessnock City Council is excited to partner with Golf NSW to grow the city’s reputation as a great golfing destination. The Council is negotiating to host a NSW Open Golf Championship Regional Qualifying tournament over the next three years. Golf NSW is now engaging with golf clubs in the Cessnock area that are interested in…

Here's to the good life!

Calling for Pledges – 2nd phase of ‘Here’s to the Good Life’ campaign

The Hunter Valley Wine and Tourism Alliance, including Cessnock City Council, Hunter Valley Wine & Tourism Association (HVWTA) and Singleton Council, has committed to run the ‘Here’s to the Good Life’ cooperative marketing campaign in partnership with Destination NSW (DNSW) for the next 2 years. We are now working towards the launch of the 2nd…

Learn how to do business with Cessnock Council

How to do business with Cessnock Council

Did you know that Cessnock City Council is a big customer when it comes to business and we love to buy locally! To make doing business with us easier we are launching an everything you need to know guide, to get us working better together.   In an effort to take the confusion out of…

Business Excellence Awards 2019 now open

Nominations for Business Excellence Awards now open!

It’s that time of the year again, time to nominate your business for the Hunter Regions Business Excellence Awards 2019.   Entering your business into these prestigious awards is an incredible opportunity to gain public recognition for the energy you and your team have put into building a solid business.   Unlike other Awards, the…

Cessnock City businesses are the winners

Cessnock named in top ten cities thanks to our businesses

The secret is out, Cessnock has been named on TripAdvisor’s top 10 cities, as part of its Travellers’ Choice awards. It won’t come as a surprise to locals that Cessnock is one of the best locations to visit in Australia. Our businesses offer a high level of friendly customer service in Cessnock City which is…

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Doing business with Cessnock City Council

Cessnock City Council is pleased to advise that they have implemented VendorPanel Marketplace to simplify their procurement process.   VendorPanel is a secure web based procurement service used by hundreds of organisations including Government departments.   It’s an easy to navigate system that’s entirely FREE for suppliers, with no costs for signing up, receiving notifications…

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From the Chambers – Cessnock and Kurri Chamber of Commerce surveys

Cessnock Chamber of Commerce Survey The Cessnock Chamber of Commerce Committee is currently writing the business plan for the 2019-2020 year. This is the document that our committee works with to judge how we have performed with our programs and events. This year we want to hear what our local business community want to see…

Cessnock Civic Precinct Revitalisation

Cessnock City Council is thrilled to announce we are taking the first steps in working towards our vision for a new and improved CBD.   Council has been working hard to advance the Cessnock experience for everyone. The Cessnock Civic Precinct Revitalisation Program comprises a number of sub-projects which will deliver staged implementation of the…

2019 STOMP festival April 28

From the Chambers – Cessnock STOMP Festival, Kurri networking

Cessnock STOMP Festival 2019 – Book your stall! The annual Cessnock STOMP Festival will soon be upon us. Organisers are urging local businesses to ensure they have booked their stall. Due to demand places are becoming limited.   The STOMP Festival is all set for the April 28. If previous years are anything to go by,…