Newnes Hotel Cabins
as seen from the hotel verandah.
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IMAGINE A PLACE WITHOUT MOBILES
Imagine a place with no TV - Imagine a place without distractions
A place where you can just "be".
This is us - a very special place.
Switch off and enjoy undisturbed time with your family or friends.
Our guests enjoy relaxing on the verandahs, experiencing nature, playing games and sitting around the fire -
Quality time for you and the ones close to you.
|Still Green but the days are getting shorter|
We had beautiful rain throughout this summer. December was the wettest month of 2014 and it kept coming down in January and February.
The place is green and all the living creatures are happy.
March is the 'quiet before the storm' which is Easter, when big crowds gather at Newnes.
This is a great time to do some walking and enjoy the bush.
The Newnes Book is here.
This is a great collection of articles about this wonderful place combined with stunning photos by Ian Brown and others.
- A Great Present -
A bargain at $25. Available at the Newnes Hotel Kiosk or phone 63 551 247
WOLGAN RIVER ALERT
Centennial Coal has lodged an application for the expansion of their long wall mining activities from both Springvale and Angus Place collieries.
After having damaged the water catchment of the southern branch of the Wolgan River they are now moving north and east under the still pristine Carne Creek area.
Carne Creek joins the Wolgan at the resort and despite of what the miners want to tell us on their 536 page + Environmnetal Impact Statement
the undermining of the gorge will drain the aquifers and it is likely that the swamps dry out, the rock will crack and the aquivers will change for ever -
the southern branch is clear evidence of that.
But not only that.
According to the Colong Foundation's media release they plan to pump 42 mio litres per day of mine water out of the mines and dump it untreated into Sydney Water's catchment.
More than 400 submisssions were received by the Department of Planning and Infrastructure
when the exhibition period ended on 26th of May.
A public hearing was held at Wallerawang on 16 Oct.
In November Centennial has changed it's policy with the "shock announcement" of the moth-balling of Angus Place colliery.
Coal mining finally ceased mid February.
While we welcome the move to halt this destruction of our land, water and climate our sympathy goes to the miners who are loosing their jobs.
"MEMORIES OF NEWNES" - The whole story on DVD
We are sure you will enjoy the wonderful footage of the mining town, railway, school and the move of the pub together with interviews with former residents and the Friends of Newnes. The DVD brings the whole story of Newnes together in an hour of brilliant entertainment. It also forms a record of the rich history of this part of Australia.
The DVD is available at the Newnes Kiosk for $30.00 or by mail order for $35.00 (cheque or money order) payable to "The Newnes Hotel"
and sent to the Newnes Hotel, PO Box 63, Wallerawang, NSW, 2845.
|Photos - Cabins||Photos - from a "chopper"||Photos - Newnes area||Photos - Main walks||Photos - Cliff-top views|
|HOW TO CONTACT US:|
|By Telephone:||(02) 6355-1247 (at Newnes)|
|(02) 9698-8251 (in Sydney)|
|By Post:||PO Box 63, Wallerawang, NSW 2845|
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