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Tahlia Sarv is a reporter for NBN News in Newcastle. Since completing her journalism degree at Charles Sturt University, she has worked in radio and television throughout regional New South Wales.

DAPA THEATRE SOLD, BUT WILL STAY AS CREATIVE SPACE

A new era for one of Newcastle’s beloved theatres… The Dance and Performing Arts Academy space in Hamilton has been sold, after more than 15 years. Community educator WEA Hunter will now take the reigns. “Sad to be going but excited that these wonderful new people are going to take this theatre to the next level,” Lesley Stevenson , the former owner says. “The opportunity to acquire a facility like this which is so accessible to out community and continue to have it run as a performing arts and creative arts space is just so exciting for us,” Rowan Cox, from WEA Hunter says. It’ll be used for classes, productions and community activities. (VISION WITH AUDIO IN PARTS)

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NEWCASTLE’S FIRST EVER METROPOLITAN PLAN UNVEILED

A 20-year vision for Newcastle and the lower Hunter has been unveiled by the state government. The Draft Metropolitan Plan highlights the need for more housing and better connectivity, to move the five council areas forward. “We’re rethinking and re-looking at what has been our usual practice of just expand and expand, this is about infill and looking at things like density,” Parliamentary Secretary for the Hunter, Scot MacDonald says. The blueprint’s on public exhibition until the end of February. (VISION WITH AUDIO IN PARTS)

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HUNTER’S LATEST ECONOMY FIGURES MOSTLY POSITIVE

The latest snapshot of the Hunter’s economy shows a decreasing gap between business and consumer confidence. The Hunter Research Foundation says the region’s business performance reached a decade high this quarter. While the Hunter housing market has slowed, with residential building approvals down over the year. Employment also fell slightly in the last three months. (VISION ONLY)

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