Tidy Towns

Nobody can deny the impact Lithgow Tidy Towns Committee have had Lithgow. The small group have had many successes and won many awards of the years. Recent projects include establishing a pop up art installation in the walkway between Main St and Woolworths which proved very popular with tourists and locals alike.

Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of month at 4pm at the Hoskins Parish Centre, Bridge St Lithgow.

Contact Chairperson Sue Graves for further information
Email: graves.sm37@gmail.com
Mobile: 0427101 887

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Lithgow Tidy Town Awards since 1988

Date Project Award
1988 Lithgow Mercury Print Media
1989 Radio 2LT
Lithgow High School
Broadcast Media
Youth (Nature Trail)
1990 Lithgow Quota Club
Lithgow High School
Community Service
Schools Environment
1991 Lithgow High School
Tanderra Nursing Home
Lithgow Mercury
Schools Environment
Community Services
Print Media
1992 Lithgow 3rd Place
Lithgow High School
Radio 2LT
Tidiest Town
Schools Environment
Broadcase Media
1993 Lithgow 2nd Place
Lithgow
D & J Ford
Tidiest Town
Roadside Litter Program
Mitsubishi Dealership
1994 Lithgow 2nd Place
Lithgow Community Nursery
Tidiest Town
Environment
1995 Lithgow 1st Place
Union Theatre
Tidiest Town
Cultural Heritage Preservation
1996 Lithgow 1st Place
Radio 2LT
State Mine Heritage Park & Railway
Tidiest Town
Broadcast Media
Cultural Heritage Preservation
1997 Lithgow NSW Tidiest Town
Lithgow 1st Place
Lithgow-Bathurst Roadside clean-up
Radio 2LT
Coxs River Catchment
& Floodplain project
Mr Colin Drewe

NSW Tidiest Town
Tidiest Town
Roadside Litter Reduction
Broadcast Media
Waterways & Foreshores Protection

Outstanding Individual
Commitment to Environment
1998 Lithgow Finalist
Lithgow 1st Place
Lithgow Rotary (Smoke Detectors)
Lithgow Small Arms Museum
Tidiest Town
Community of the Year
Community
Cultural Heritage
1999 Olympic Gold Schools Landcare
Highly commended
Schools Environment Award
2000 Lithgow-Highly Commended
Lithgow Hospital, Geothermal heating
(Joint winner with Dubbo)
Lake Lyell Recreation Area
Tidiest Town
Energy Inovation

Wildlife Corridors
and Habitat Conservation
2001 La Salle Academy Equal First Place
Lake Pillans Highly Commended
State Mine Heritage Park Highly Commended
Schools Environment Award
Wildlife Corridors & Habitat Conservation Award
Cultural Heritage Award
2002

Cullen Bullen School Highly Commended
Portland Walnut Weekend Highly Commended
Hermitage Flat Coalmine Rehabilitation and
Copperwing Butterfly Habitat Restoration Winner

School Environment Award
Cultural Heritage Conservation Award
Wildlife Corridors and Conservation Award
2003

Delta Electricity
Lithgow

Business Partnerships
3rd Category D

2004

Lithgow, 3rd
Lithgow Community Nursery, 1st
Zig Zag Railway, 1st
Workmens Club, Highly Commended
La Salle Academy HC
Lithgow HC

3rd Overall, Tidiest Town, Category E
Wildlife Corridors
Cultural and Heritage
ClubsNSW Partnership
Schools Environment
Friendly Town

2005

Australian Eco Systems, 1st
Lithgow City Council, HC
Lithgow 3rd – 50th award

Wildlife Corridors
Cultural Heritage Conservation
Overall Tidiest Town, Category E

2006

Furnace, Fire & Forge Trail, 1st
Lithgow Community Nursery, 1st
Lithgow City Council, HC
Lithgow Tidy Towns , HC
Lithgow, HC
Lithgow, 2nd

Cultural Heritage
Wildlife Corridors
Litter Prevention
Civic Partnerships
Friendly Town
Overall

2007

Lithgow, 2 nd
Wildlife Corridors, 1 st
St Pats School, HC
Zig Zag Railway, HC
Lithgow City Council, HC

Overall Tidiest Town
Lithgow Community Nursery
Schools Environment
Cultural Heritage
Litter prevention

2008

Lithgow, 1st
Australian Ecosystems Foundation 1st
Small Arms Factory Museum, 1st

Overall Tidiest Town
Wildlife Corridors, Wolgan Valley
Cultural Heritage

2009

Lithgow, 2nd
Mt Kanimbla Landcare Inc

Overall Tidiest Town
Wildlife Corridors & Habitats Conservation

2010

Lithgow Overall winner
Lithgow, 1st
Lithgow Ironfest  HC
Lithgow Council – Bush Swamps – 1st
Uniting Church Beehive  -HC

Tidiest Town in NSW
Overall Town Category E
Cultural Heritage
Wildlife Corridors and Habitats
Bush Spirit

2011

Lithgow , winner
Lithgow, winner
Lithgow, Highly commended
Lithgow, Highly commended
Lithgow Community Event

Australian Tidiest Town
Environmental Innovation & Protection
Heritage & Culture
Water Conservation
Australia Day Awards
– Lithgow City Council