Saint Luke’s is an Anglican church in the progressive catholic tradition in the diocese of Newcastle. We value scripture, liturgy, reason, and the power of the Holy Spirit in forming us to be an inclusive community seeking to express the love, joy and peace of Christ. You are most welcome to come and explore with us.
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Lions believe in the power of ordinary Australians to create strong, caring and compassionate communities, by working together. Lions help those with a disability, back up our emergency services, and are 100% committed to solving community problems. There are Lions Clubs in 1400 towns and cities around Australia, that find creative and innovative ways to do something to help those most in need.
Our Wallsend centre provides a caring hub where a range of services are delivered, including access to low-cost nutritional food and chaplaincy services. Respecting the individuality of all, the centre is a safe and welcoming place where people living with disadvantage can address key issues including social and financial exclusion, mental health challenges, drug and alcohol dependence, and housing needs.
The Totally & Permanently Incapacitated Veterans’ Association of New South Wales commenced in 1935 and was formed to be a point of focus for Veterans in receipt of the Special Rate Pension. Our membership is restricted to TPI’s, both men and women.
Wallsend Diggers originally known as Wallsend RSL & Community Club was established on current site on 10th June 1960. Over time the Club has seen many changes and improvements and for over 50 years it has stood the test of time and been a pillar of the community of Wallsend.
The Club strongly values loyalty, integrity and safety. We are a family friendly environment with a playland, 2 level Mezz Bar with entertainment every weekend, several eateries ranging from bistro-style dining to a-la-carte, multiple bars and even Lot.5 Food Van in the outdoor courtyard.
Wallsend Diggers supports the local community by donating in excess of $206,000 to charity organisations and local sporting groups every year.
As a growing community of faith of all ages with lots happening for everyone we have excellent facilities available having just completed a major building program of renovations and extensions. This enables us to provide better services for families, singles, & retirees in the West Newcastle area. Some of these services are provided through our partnership with BaptistCare.
WBC is a group of ordinary people on an extraordinary journey through the ups and downs of life with the desire to create a safe place where others will feel comfortable to join that journey and travel at their own pace.
Our desire is to be a healthy, vibrant, biblically- based community of faith committed to growing more like Jesus in our attitudes and actions. Because we are human we don’t always get that right but our desire is that the Church be a safe place where everyone can Belong – Believe – Become.
We try to blend traditional and contemporary elements in our worship and programs to produce a unique experience of Christian community.
We have a motto – “Come As You Are – No Perfect People Allowed”.
You are invited to join us on this journey
As the welfare arm of the Anglican Church in the Diocese of Newcastle, Samaritans is a Newcastle charity assisting thousands of locals in need.
Many of our services support people with a disability and in Newcastle and the Hunter Valley we can support people with packages from the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). Our support is tailored to your needs.
Our work extends from disability supports to children’s services and disadvantaged young people to those with mental health challenges, those who are homeless and many more.
Wallsend Bowling Club is recognized as one of the oldest Bowls Clubs in NSW. The Club provides both competition and social bowls for Men and Women bowlers throughout the year.
The Club boasts 3 excellent grass greens maintained in top condition by our team of experienced green keepers. The team look after our gardens and plants and manicured surrounds assisted by a small crew of enthusiastic volunteers.
We encourage and support the sport of lawn bowls, we invite new players to join and learn the great game of skill and patience . As part of our training for new and established bowlers we offer free tuition by qualified coaches .
Greens are open Tuesday to Sunday. ( Roll Ups – any time after 9am on all days except after Noon on Monday ) and social bowls are held throughout the week.
Sonia grew up in Housing Commission in Edgeworth and Windale, before moving into rented accommodation in Wallsend and West Wallsend. Starting work as a teenager, she’s been a long time member of her union and she studied teaching at the University of Newcastle, before teaching in Walgett, Kempsey and all around the Hunter. She also spent time in the Army Reserves.
After leaving teaching, Sonia worked in a variety of positions related to the health field, including Hunter Brain Injury Respite Options. She earned a Bachelor of Arts, with Honours, in History. She was a Councillor on the Newcastle City Council from 2002 until 2008, was elected to represent Wallsend in 2007 and was re-elected in 2011.
In 2013, Sonia was elevated to the NSW shadow cabinet as Shadow Minister for the Hunter and Science and Medical Research and has since added the Arts portfolio to her responsibilities.
The Rotary Club of Wallsend-Maryland works within the local, National and International communities to assist people and groups in need. Visitors are welcome to attend our breakfast meetings and hear about these projects. Guest speakers are regularly at these meetings and provide a focus for discussion and information.
Meetings Held Tuesdays at 7:15am -8:30am for breakfast at The Lemon Grove Hotel, Corner of Tyrrell & Nelson Streets, Wallsend 2287.