Blue Mountains News
Farmers Creek Environmental Works
Council is continuing the implementation of the Farmers Creek Master Plan (FCMP) by enhancing our recreational and natural environment along Farmers Creek.
Professional bush regeneration contractors have been working hard treating weeds and establishing native plants along Sandford Avenue Lithgow. Works such as erosion control, and solutions to manage stormwater related issues have also commenced. It is hoped the waterway will become a recreational hotspot, while also providing important habitat for native species.
“Farmers Creek is at the very heart of our city and provides an important link through Lithgow that will become a haven for recreational users including walkers, cyclists, bird watchers and more,” Mayor of Lithgow, Councillor Ray Thompson stated.
Construction of the first of three (3) pedestrian footbridges is also scheduled to commence in the coming weeks which will link Glanmire Oval and Coalbrook Street. Completion of the bridge will provide a continuous 3 km section of walking/cycling path from Geordie Street through to Tank Street. Completion of the remaining two bridges along Framers Creek will link into Lake Pillans and the existing footpath network.
Residents will be able to observe changes to the condition of the creek far more regularly as the recreational and amenity values of the area improve, encouraging more people to use this important space.
For further information regarding the Farmers Creek Master Plan, please refer to the Lithgow City Council website.
The Blue Mountains region has prepared a jam-packed calendar of festivals...
The Hon Damien Tudehope, Minister for Small Business and the Hon Paul...
The extra green waste services being offered by Blue Mountains City Council...
The Blue Mountains Bush Fire Mayoral Relief Fund advisory committee elected...
Blue Mountains Mayor Mark Greenhill is urging visitors to return to th...
Lindsay's Cafe Lindsay's Cafe is open this long weekend for breakfast & lunch. Next to Norman Lindsay Gallery, Faulconbridge
Blue Mountains Mystery Tours Join Paranormal Pete on the Ghost Bus to investigate the reports of Ghosts & Hauntings in Blue Mountains. 0418 416 403
Lindsay's Cafe Lindsay's Cafe - The perfect lunch stop going up or down the mountains. @ The Norman Lindsay Gallery.
Blue Mountains YHA Short Break Inc Scenic World Tickets! 2 nights accomm in an ensuite family room, breakfast, Scenic World Discovery Pass.
Woolshed Cabins 2 or 3 night stay avail. 2 nts for 1 cple $570. 3 nts for 1 cple $770. Incl. first breakfast & 1pm checkout