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Gardens and culture a link between people – Margaret Kenning, Waratah/Mayfield Community Garden

Margaret Kenning tries every bit of exotic food she can. Will try anything at least once, she says. As overseer of the Waratah/Mayfield Community Garden, she couldn’t be in a better place to do so. For nearly the past five years, she’s been a constant at the garden, which is part of Hunter Multicultural Communities (HMC)…

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Hunter Multicultural Communities honours Waratah ‘sporting legend’ Ray Frost with Men’s Shed project

IT WAS a case of honouring the past and paying tribute to a Waratah sporting legend at Waratah-Mayfield Multicultural Men’s Shed on Wednesday, when Ray Frost was presented with a Men’s Shed restored garden bench. Mr Frost, 92, has been associated with multiple sports in Waratah, most notably as part of Waratahs Rugby Union Club and Waratah-Mayfield District Cricket Club. He played…

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Hunter Multicultural Communities launches re-designed logo in hope of building engagement

Hunter Multicultural Communities (HMC) unveiled a new logo and branding on Monday in an effort to stimulate engagement with the social organisation. At a ceremony at their hall in Waratah, the logo – crafted by TAFE student Bailey Cleaver after HMC called for designs through a re-brand competition – was revealed to stakeholders and guests. The competition sought to harness local design talent, and form…

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