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'Why can one nanna control our entire city': The Voice star Ty Penshorn says residents have too much power in Newcastle outdoor music debate

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
August 3 2022 - 9:00pm
SHUT DOWN: Ty Penshorn's band, Hornet, performing at Adamstown Bowling Club.

Veteran Newcastle musician Ty Penshorn has slammed moves to shut down outdoor live music at Adamstown Bowling Club, saying neighbours have too much power in the debate.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris

Journalist

Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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