Blue Mountains Veteran Competing this Sunday in Invictus Games

Blue Mountains Veteran Competing this Sunday in Invictus Games
Posted: 20 Oct 2018
Seven years after being seriously wounded in a bomb blast in Afghanistan, Blue Mountains Army veteran, Craig McGrath will compete in the 2019 Invictus Games Sailing event on Sydney Harbour, this Sunday 21 October.

Council and Police Call for Increased Public Safety Awareness on Newnes Plateau

Council and Police Call for Increased Public Safety Awareness on Newnes Plateau
Posted: 20 Oct 2018
With Spring weather arriving, and Summer just around the corner, Lithgow City Council and Lithgow Police are advising the public to exercise caution and obey the law in Newnes Forest.

Have Your Say on the Future Land Use and Character of the Blue Mountains

Have Your Say on the Future Land Use and Character of the Blue Mountains
Posted: 20 Oct 2018
Council is developing a 20-year planning vision for land use in the Blue Mountains and is encouraging the community to get involved.
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NSW Deputy Premier’s Regional Achiever Award

NSW Deputy Premier’s Regional Achiever Award
Posted: 20 Oct 2018
Nominations close in 2 weeks and we don’t want you to miss out!

Applications Open for Building Better Regions Fund

Applications Open for Building Better Regions Fund
Posted: 19 Oct 2018
Upper Blue Mountains organisations may be eligible for Federal Government funding, with up to up to $45 million earmarked to support tourism-related infrastructure projects.

Applications Open for 2019 Restoration and Rehabilitation Grants Program for Environmental Sustainability

Applications Open for 2019 Restoration and Rehabilitation Grants Program for Environmental Sustainability
Posted: 19 Oct 2018
Government Member of the NSW Legislative Council and Blue Mountains resident Shayne Mallard MP announced on Tuesday that applications for grants under the NSW Environment Trust’s Restoration and Rehabilitation Program are open for community and government...

Hit Aussie Film The Merger Screening at Mount Vic Flicks Cinema for One Week Only

Hit Aussie Film The Merger Screening at Mount Vic Flicks Cinema for One Week Only
Posted: 18 Oct 2018
A story with a big heart, plenty of laughs and lashings of sweet and sour chicken kiev, The Merger hits cinemas in the Blue Mountains this week, Thursday 18th – Wednesday 24th October.

Rededication of Padley’s Memorial at Hassans Walls Lookout

Rededication of Padley’s Memorial at Hassans Walls Lookout
Posted: 18 Oct 2018
The community is invited to the rededication of the recently restored memorial to distinguished Lithgow resident James Padley at Hassans Walls Lookout on Saturday 20 October at 10:00am to commemorate the centenary of his death on 20 October 1918.

Lights, Camera, Action! Tropfest Opens 2019 Submissions

Lights, Camera, Action! Tropfest Opens 2019 Submissions
Posted: 18 Oct 2018
The world’s largest short film festival, Tropfest Australia, supported by foundation partner CGU Insurance is encouraging submissions from amateurs and pros alike. Filmmakers with a burning passion for storytelling are invited to enter their films, with...

Horse Safety Workshop Visits Katoomba

Horse Safety Workshop Visits Katoomba
Posted: 17 Oct 2018
Katoomba residents are encouraged to attend a workshop aimed at reducing horse-related injuries and fatalities among novice and beginner riders.

Tech Savvy Seniors is on Again!

Tech Savvy Seniors is on Again!
Posted: 17 Oct 2018
Free Telstra Tech Savvy Seniors classes at the Library Lithgow, Portland and Wallerawang Libraries will be once again holding basic technology classes for seniors starting from the 17 October 2018, on Wednesday and Thursday mornings between 10.00am and...

Round Table to Give Banking and Superannuation Victims a Voice

Round Table to Give Banking and Superannuation Victims a Voice
Posted: 17 Oct 2018
A retired RAAF Wing Commander and pilot says there are many residents silently suffering financial hardship as a result of their Commonwealth superannuation, yet the Federal Government refuses to allow the issue to be heard by the Banking Royal Commi...

Blue Mountains 2019 Local Australia Day Awards

Blue Mountains 2019 Local Australia Day Awards
Posted: 16 Oct 2018
Do you know a local citizen who is inspirational?

Story of Woodford Reserve to be Told With Heritage Grant

Story of Woodford Reserve to be Told With Heritage Grant
Posted: 16 Oct 2018
The little known public reserve behind the historic Woodford Academy has an interesting history that will soon be shared with the community after Blue Mountains City Council was successfully awarded a $75,000 heritage grant from the NSW Office of Environment...

The European Outdoor Film Tour Has Arrived!

The European Outdoor Film Tour Has Arrived!
Posted: 15 Oct 2018
Adventure is waiting. Starting this October, E.O.F.T. is screening around the world with the most inspiring and thrilling adventure films of the year.

Blue Mountains History Brought to Life with Latest Round of NSW Government Funding

Blue Mountains History Brought to Life with Latest Round of NSW Government Funding
Posted: 15 Oct 2018
The Blue Mountains is set to embark on two new historical research projects thanks to funding from the NSW Government, announced by Member of the Legislative Council Shayne Mallard and Minister for the Arts Don Harwin.

Time For a Community Conversation About Water

Time For a Community Conversation About Water
Posted: 14 Oct 2018
With drought across NSW, an early start to the bushfire season and increasing pressures on our waterways and water supplies, it’s a good time to talk about water. So it’s timely that Council is inviting community input on a new draft water plan, via...

How Did The Lucas Cave Get Its Name?

How Did The Lucas Cave Get Its Name?
Posted: 14 Oct 2018
The mighty Lucas Cave is usually the first of Jenolan's many caves that visitors come to see. Generations of school children remember the Lucas Cave from their school excursion to Jenolan. It is definitely the best known of all Jenolan's caves, humbling...

Tall Stories’ Magical Musical Adaptation of the Gruffalo’s Child

Tall Stories’ Magical Musical Adaptation of the Gruffalo’s Child
Posted: 13 Oct 2018
CDP presents Tall Stories’ magical musical adaptation of The Gruffalo’s Child The Gruffalo said that no Gruffalo should Ever set foot in the deep dark wood...

Calling for Candidates for the 2019 BMCC Trainee Program

Calling for Candidates for the 2019 BMCC Trainee Program
Posted: 13 Oct 2018
Blue Mountains City Council is offering seven jobs, as part of the organisation’s annual trainee program.

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