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Local Blue Mountains news updated throughout the day. Featuring news, sport, entertainment, media releases, lifestyle blog stories and more. You can also receive daily updates by subscribing to Fresh Air Daily.

 
 
 
 
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Badgerys Creek Officially Declared an Airport Site
3 Sep 2015
Badgerys Creek Officially Declared an Airport Site
It's official! New regulations naming Badgerys Creek as the site for Western Sydney's airport was proclaimed recently by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss. 
New Program Tackles Freight Rail Noise
3 Sep 2015
New Program Tackles Freight Rail Noise
A $50 million NSW Government program to help reduce noise along freight train lines is set to benefit Faulconbridge and Emu Plains residents. 
Women Leaders in Sport Grants
3 Sep 2015
Women Leaders in Sport Grants
Louise Markus, Federal Member for Macquarie, encourages women in sport to apply for grants of up to $5000 for individuals and $10,000 for organisations. Applications close 7pm on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. 
Join the Community Health Advisory Committee
3 Sep 2015
Join the Community Health Advisory Committee
Health consumers and community members are invited to join a Community Advisory Committee (CAC) as part of a joint initiative by Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD) and Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network (NBMPHN).

 
Our Gardens Come to Life in Spring
3 Sep 2015
Our Gardens Come to Life in Spring
As the weather begins to warm, and new buds begin to bloom, now is the perfect time to get back into gardening, and be inspired by the daffodils, waratahs and community garden festivals. 
Lithgow Students Showcase Art at 'Primary By Design' Exhibition
2 Sep 2015
Lithgow Students Showcase Art at 'Primary By Design' Exhibition
Cullen Bullen Public School and Eskbank House and Museum have teamed up to present another Primary By Design Exhibition which will run from 3 to 20 September 2015 in the Courtyard Gallery of Eskbank House & Museum.
 
Annual Hazelbrook Woodford Garden Festival
2 Sep 2015
Annual Hazelbrook Woodford Garden Festival
Now in its 31st year, the Hazelbrook Public School P&C is once again proud to showcase the beauty and diversity of mid-mountains’ gardens in a wonderful springtime celebration. 
Time to Reflect on Town Planning
2 Sep 2015
Time to Reflect on Town Planning
On Saturday, September 5, the Blue Mountains Historical Society's monthly meeting and public lecture will reflect on the History of Town Planning in the Mountains. This topic will be presented by Ms Patsy Moppett, Senior Town Planner at Blayney Shire Council. 
Kaleidoscope of Colour, Rhythm and Melody
2 Sep 2015
Kaleidoscope of Colour, Rhythm and Melody
Music Hunter presents its 4th annual concert in Wentworth Falls as part of the Sydney Sacred Music Festival on Sunday 6th September, 4:00pm - 6:00pm. This year boasts a stellar line up in a mesmerising group called Mantratonic who are performing Dame Sandy Evan's musical tribute for South African Freedom Fighter Ahmed Kathrada. 
Opal Information Kiosks in Penrith This Week
1 Sep 2015
Opal Information Kiosks in Penrith This Week
Local residents are encouraged to drop into the Opal information kiosk at the Centro Nepean shopping centre this week - Tuesday to Friday - and apply for a Gold Senior/Pensioner Opal card on the spot. 
Final Week for Blue Mountains Business Awards Entries
1 Sep 2015
Final Week for Blue Mountains Business Awards Entries
Blue Mountains Business Awards entries close on Monday September 7. Although there is less than a week to go, there is still time to prepare your application. 
Get Ready for Family Fun at Springtopia
1 Sep 2015
Get Ready for Family Fun at Springtopia
Springtopia is back again this year, promising a fun fuelled family day out! Join the community fundraising festival on Saturday 5 September at Springwood Public School to show support for your local Rural Fire Service Brigade. 
Moon Festival Celebrates Traditional Asian Culture
1 Sep 2015
Moon Festival Celebrates Traditional Asian Culture
Revel in the season of re-awakening when the original Blue Mountains party palace, the Hydro Majestic Hotel, hosts a spring Moon Festival to celebrate traditional Asian culture, family and friends, new growth, harmony and the blessings of prosperity and abundance on September 26 and 27. 
Magpie Swooping Season Tips
1 Sep 2015
Magpie Swooping Season Tips
It's the first day of spring - our gardens are blooming, birds are chirping and Magpies are swooping! Magpie Nesting has started to take place in the lead up to spring. During this time Magpies will often defend their territory vigorously. 
Council Supports Restoration of Local Heritage Places
31 Aug 2015
Council Supports Restoration of Local Heritage Places
Blue Mountains City Council is continuing its efforts to support the restoration of local heritage properties and invites applications for the 2015-16 Local Heritage Places Fund Grant to assist owners of heritage listed places to carry out sympathetic repairs or restorations. 
Have a Say on Major Upgrade of Mulgoa Road and Castlereagh Road Corridor
31 Aug 2015
Have a Say on Major Upgrade of Mulgoa Road and Castlereagh Road Corridor
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith and Tanya Davies MP, Member for Mulgoa invite community members to have a say on the major upgrade of the Mulgoa Road and Castlereagh Road corridor between Glenmore Park and Penrith to improve transport connections in Western Sydney. 
Nepean Art Society’s Spring Art Show Features Original Works
31 Aug 2015
Nepean Art Society’s Spring Art Show Features Original Works
The Nepean Art Society’s annual Spring Exhibition will take place in Penrith on the weekend of September 12 and 13. Around 130 original works of art will be on display and all of them will be for sale. 
NRMA Community Grants Program Helps to Make Our Region Safer
31 Aug 2015
NRMA Community Grants Program Helps to Make Our Region Safer
This year NRMA is proud to be supporting 150 community organisations across Australia, 5 of which are located in the Blue Mountains, who are working hard on initiatives to help make their local communities safer, stronger and more confident. 
Lower Mountains Transport and Social Services for Seniors
31 Aug 2015
Lower Mountains Transport and Social Services for Seniors
Lower Mountains Neighbourhood Centre (LMNC) has continued to actively reach out to the senior community and provide a range of free programs, activities and services in order to strengthen the lower Blue Mountains senior community. 
Local Clubs Support Blue Mountains Community
30 Aug 2015
Local Clubs Support Blue Mountains Community
Registered clubs in the Blue Mountains are helping their local community with over $32,000 worth of funding to support 16 priority projects in the Blue Mountains. 
Submit Art to Raise Funds for the Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group
30 Aug 2015
Submit Art to Raise Funds for the Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group
Artists are invited to submit artwork for the ‘Refuge’ exhibition to be held at the Everglades Gardens in Leura in November to raise money for the Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group (BMRSG). 
New Open Mic Comedy Room In Katoomba
30 Aug 2015
New Open Mic Comedy Room In Katoomba
Katoomba local and comedian Jasmine Reid has started Blue Open Mic Comedy, encouraging locals to try their hand at stand-up comedy. 
Get Ready Weekend - Prepare Your Home and Family
30 Aug 2015
Get Ready Weekend - Prepare Your Home and Family
September 12 and 13, 2015 is Get Ready Weekend and the perfect opportunity to get outside and take a few simple steps towards preparing your family and your home in case of a bushfire. 
Applications Open for Environmental Restoration and Rehabilitation Grants
30 Aug 2015
Applications Open for Environmental Restoration and Rehabilitation Grants
Community organisations and local councils are encouraged to apply for a share in the NSW Government’s $5.3 million Restoration and Rehabilitation Grants Program. Applications close on 18 September 2015. 
Illustrating Book Week at Hazelbrook Public School
29 Aug 2015
Illustrating Book Week at Hazelbrook Public School
The students of Hazelbrook Public School enjoyed a one-of-a-kind experience when renowned illustrator and children’s author, Louis Shea, interrupted his busy schedule to show them how a picture book is put together and to talk about the exciting world of graphic design and publishing. 
Harlan Wins Silver in International Skills Contest
29 Aug 2015
Harlan Wins Silver in International Skills Contest
Blue Mountains College student Harlan Wilton has won a silver medal in an international competition in web design. 
World Premiere "The Crossing" of the Blue Mountains
29 Aug 2015
World Premiere "The Crossing" of the Blue Mountains
Local Blue Mountains residents are invited to attend the world premiere of a documentary of the Blue Wave Bicentenary Re-enactment Crossing of the Blue Mountains, undertaken in May 2013. 
$11.9 Million to Preserve Indigenous Languages
29 Aug 2015
$11.9 Million to Preserve Indigenous Languages
The Australian Government has announced $11.9 million for 2015-16 to support work to revive and maintain Australia’s Indigenous languages. 
Year 8 Japanese Culture Day at St Columbas
29 Aug 2015
Year 8 Japanese Culture Day at St Columbas
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I Learn”
These famous words attributed to Ben Franklin were recently proven as true at Springwood’s St. Columba’s Catholic College when year 8 students participated in a Japanese Cultural Day at the school. Below Ethan Whitaker and Teani Faivre, two students who participated in the day review the immersive educational experience.
 
Trackwork Bathurst to Central This Weekend
28 Aug 2015
Trackwork Bathurst to Central This Weekend
Trackwork is scheduled between Bathurst to Central this weekend, Saturday 29 August 02:00 to Monday 31 August 02:00 
Local Organisations Invited to Apply for ClubGRANTS
28 Aug 2015
Local Organisations Invited to Apply for ClubGRANTS
Local organisations are enouraged to apply for grants of up to $1 million to help upgrade sport and recreation facilities through the ClubGRANTS Category 3 program. 
Alice's Rides and Hikes for Assistance Dogs Australia
28 Aug 2015
Alice's Rides and Hikes for Assistance Dogs Australia
Alice Verral has been diagnosed with Cerebal Palsy. During university holidays through to 2017, Alice will ride in National Parks and on Rail Trails throughout Australia, including through our Blue Mountains National Park, to raise funds for Assistance Dogs Australia and to prove to the world that people can do whatever they set their minds to. 
7 Stunning Lookouts in Australia’s Blue Mountains
28 Aug 2015
7 Stunning Lookouts in Australia’s Blue Mountains
This World Heritage Site consists of seven National Parks bursting with walking tracks, charming mountain towns, delicious local produce and incredible vistas. 
ON TOPIC Q&A Blue Mountains
27 Aug 2015
ON TOPIC Q&A Blue Mountains
The partnership between the Blue Mountains Regional Business Chamber and 3 Sisters.TV is to produce the new online television program – ON TOPIC. ON TOPIC is a Q & A format show disucssing issues facing the small business community in the Blue Mountains. The general public are invited to the first filming at the Fairmont on 28 August 2015 
Tickets Are Now On Sale for Phantom of The Opera
27 Aug 2015
Tickets Are Now On Sale for Phantom of The Opera
Tickets are now on sale for Blue Mountains Musical Society's (BMMS) grandest production yet - The Phantom of the Opera. 
Minor Flood Warning for the Nepean and Hawkesbury Rivers
27 Aug 2015
Minor Flood Warning for the Nepean and Hawkesbury Rivers
Warragamba Dam will start spilling this morning. The maximum spill is now expected to be much less than previously forecast and predictions for Penrith to Windsor have been revised downwards. 
The Art of Tángalo at the Joan
27 Aug 2015
The Art of Tángalo at the Joan
Come on a journey from the barrios of Buenos Aires to the concert-halls and nightclubs of high-society, on Sunday 13 September at The Joan with Tángalo, Australia’s premiere tango quintet. 
Calling for Local People and Projects for the Green Army
27 Aug 2015
Calling for Local People and Projects for the Green Army
Louise Markus, Federal Member for Macquarie, is calling for more local people to join the Green Army to work on local projects that will make a real difference to our environment in the Macquarie electorate. Applications will close on Wednesday, 16 September 2015. 
Dads Offered Free Train Ride This Father's Day
27 Aug 2015
Dads Offered Free Train Ride This Father's Day
On 6 September the Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum is offering locals the chance to give their Dad a Father's Day like no other. 
Medical ID for iPhone
27 Aug 2015
Medical ID for iPhone
Have you discovered all the features in iOS8 on the iPhone? A great new feature available is the ability to create a 'Medical ID' for the owner of the phone. This allows emergency responders to access important information such as emergency contacts and medical/allergy information even if the phone is locked. 
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