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Express, empower, get loud at Lithgow Youth Week 2024.

Express, empower, get loud at Lithgow Youth Week 2024.

The “Valley of Sound 2024” music event, Lithgow’s official 2024 Youth Week event is happening at the Union Theatre Lithgow on Saturday 20 April. Valley of Sound presented by Lithgow City Council and the Lithgow Young Changemakers brings together Lithgow’s Youth for a...

Zig Zag Railway full steam ahead for all ages

Zig Zag Railway full steam ahead for all ages

On Thursday 11 April it was Zig Zag Day all round with students from Zig Zag Primary and their grandparents riding the rails from Clarence Station right down to Bottom Points into Oakey Park. The Zig Zag Railway is one of the icons of the Seven Valleys and a must-do...

Glen Davis Road- Road works commencing Monday 8 April

Glen Davis Road- Road works commencing Monday 8 April

Council wishes to advise that work will commence on Glen Davis Road to rehabilitate the damage caused by the extensive wet weather experienced in 2022/23 on Monday 8 April. The works will include repairs to the road surface, reinstatement of the road edges where...

Blue Green Algae Amber Alert at Lake Lyell

Blue Green Algae Amber Alert at Lake Lyell

An increased occurrence of Blue Green Algae is currently occurring at Lake Lyell with an Amber alert issued by Water NSW. The latest results issued by Water NSW have indicated that Blue Green Algae levels have risen at Lake Lyell.  Consequently, an Amber Alert has...

Kremer Park Grandstand Restoration Works

Kremer Park Grandstand Restoration Works

Council is pleased to announce that restoration works to the grandstand, located at Kremer Park, Portland are now complete. Lithgow City Council’s Mayor, Maree Statham, said “The Kremer Park Grandstand is a much-loved community asset, which has been given an extension...

Council Continues to Fix Country Bridges

Council Continues to Fix Country Bridges

After a long life, the Charles Street Bridge which has been serving the Rydal community for over seventy years is being replaced with a brand-new concrete alternative.The current wooden bridge, which crosses Solitary Creek and connects properties west of the bridge to...

Lithgow Council unveils fresh look for Wallerawang library

Lithgow Council unveils fresh look for Wallerawang library

Lithgow City Council is excited to announce the unveiling of a new visual façade on the exterior of the Wallerawang Library. The new exterior design reflects the library's mission to be a hub of knowledge, culture, and engagement in the Wallerawang community. This new...

Important notice about duplicate water/sewerage account notices

Important notice about duplicate water/sewerage account notices

Lithgow Council is aware that in the past week some residents have received two versions of their water/sewerage usage account. This has caused confusion or concern for residents about which is the correct notice to pay. At this point in time the Council understands...

Temporary Closure of Queen Elizabeth Park Lithgow

Temporary Closure of Queen Elizabeth Park Lithgow

Council advises that Queen Elizabeth Park will be closed due to the application of an insecticide within the grounds. Works are expected to commence on Thursday 21st March 2024 at 6:00am and are expected to conclude by mid-afternoon after which point the Park be...

Greener green bins off to a great start!

Greener green bins off to a great start!

Lithgow’s new, green bin service is off to a great start. Collections started last week and the laneways and streets were lined with green bins as households made the most of the new food and garden waste collection service. The new green bins take food and plant...

Notice of Extraordinary Council Meeting

Notice of Extraordinary Council Meeting

An extraordinary Council meeting will be held on Monday 11 March 2024 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 180 Mort Street, Lithgow. The business for the meeting is: Selection of the recruitment consultant, determination of another councillor for the selection panel and...

Lithgow City Council plans to replace Main Street pavers.

Lithgow City Council plans to replace Main Street pavers.

Lithgow City Council is seeking community feedback on the second stage of the Main Street Renewal program. Lithgow Mayor Maree Statham said, “This is an important project which will continue to revitalise Lithgow’s historic CBD creating new opportunities for trade and...

New food and plant waste recycling service arrives this week

New food and plant waste recycling service arrives this week

Lithgow’s new food and plant waste recycling bin service has begun, saving the community valuable landfill space, returning resources to productive use and benefitting the environment. From this week, households with a kerbside bin service can put food and plant waste...

Lithgow Council’s latest meeting brings forward numerous projects

Lithgow Council’s latest meeting brings forward numerous projects

At the Ordinary Meeting of Lithgow City Council on 26 February 2024 the Council dealt with several important matters for the city. The Council awarded a tender to local firm Central Industries for the demolition and reconstruction of the Charles Steet Road Bridge at...

Lithgow Youth Summit, Save the Date

Lithgow Youth Summit, Save the Date

Lithgow City Council is pleased to announce the upcoming “Lithgow Youth Summit” to be held at Maldhan Ngurr Ngurra Lithgow Transformation Hub on Tuesday 26 March 2024. The Youth Summit will serve as a networking platform for a wide range of youth leaders, youth...

Volunteers ‘plant it up’ at Lake Pillans

Volunteers ‘plant it up’ at Lake Pillans

Lake Pillans wetlands has seen over twenty years of council and community-based activity to improve its natural environment and this unique community open space. From a weed infested wasteland to a community loved wetland, the transformation has taken years of weed...

New green bins and kitchen caddies are here

New green bins and kitchen caddies are here

Before using your new green bin, remember to remove the kitchen caddy from the handle. The kitchen caddy is a mini-bin to keep in your kitchen, making it easy to collect food scraps, carry them outside and tip them into your green bin. Only your large green bin is put...

Business Chamber Welcomes Investors to our region

Business Chamber Welcomes Investors to our region

The Lithgow District Chamber of Commerce invited investor organisations to this region on Wednesday 21 February for the Grow Lithgow forum which encouraged potential investors to consider doing business in the Lithgow LGA.   Attendees gathered at the Black Gold...

Lithgow Council’s latest meeting brings forward numerous projects

Council determines process to appoint new General Manager

Lithgow Council has taken prompt action to ensure no significant disruption occurs when current General Manager Craig Butler leaves on 30 June. At their meeting last evening, the Council discussed the importance of maintaining normal operations. The Council determined...

Notice of Extraordinary Council Meeting

Notice of Extraordinary Council Meeting

An extraordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 20 February 2024 at 6.00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 180 Mort Street, Lithgow. The business for the meeting is recruitment of a new General Manager. The extraordinary Council meeting will be open to the public...

Lithgow General Manager Calls Time

Lithgow General Manager Calls Time

Lithgow Council General Manager, Craig Butler has called time on a local government career of more than four decades, announcing that he will leave the Council at the end of June. Mr Butler said, "This has not been an easy decision. I have been fortunate to have had a...

Welcome to Portland Storytime

Welcome to Portland Storytime

Lithgow City Council Libraries are very happy to announce that Storytime will be commencing at Portland Branch Library on Tuesday 20 February 2024! Lithgow and Wallerawang Library currently offer Children’s Storytime weekly to help promote early literacy to children...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Ordnance Avenue, Lithgow may be affected due to a water mains break. Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the reticulation network that services Ordnance Avenue, Lithgow. Residents in this area of Lithgow may...

Canine Parvovirus in the community

Canine Parvovirus in the community

Lithgow City Council wish to inform that Canine Parvovirus has been detected in our community. This virus is a serious concern for the health of our pets.  Recently young dogs infected with the virus have also been abandoned at the Lithgow Animal Shelter. To ensure...

Endeavour Park – Dog Park Closure

Endeavour Park – Dog Park Closure

As part of Lithgow City Council’s maintenance program, the fencing around the off-leash dog run at Endeavour Park is to be replaced. During this time the dog park will be unavailable for use from the 12 February to the 14 February inclusive. The closest alternate...

New members Sought for Lithgow City Council Women Advisory Committee

New members Sought for Lithgow City Council Women Advisory Committee

Expressions of interest are open until 19 February 2024 for members of the community and local organisations to join Lithgow City Council’s Women Advisory Committee. The principal responsibilities of the Committee are to advise Council of issues that affect women in...

The FOGO Kitchen Caddy and the Great Liner Debate

The FOGO Kitchen Caddy and the Great Liner Debate

The kitchen caddy is a container with a lid that comes with your new green ‘FOGO’ bin. The kitchen caddy makes it easy to collect food scraps and to carry the scraps to your green bin. The kitchen caddy comes tied to the handle of your bin. Cut the tie to remove the...

Forged by Fire a Roaring Success

Forged by Fire a Roaring Success

On Saturday 27 January the community came together to engage with all things fire at the Portland Foundations. The day began with a Welcome to Country by Aunty Helen Riley and a Smoking Ceremony performed by Yamandirra Newton from the Mingaan Wiradjuri Aboriginal...

Australia Day Celebrations

Australia Day Celebrations

Lithgow City Council Mayor Maree Statham welcomed the community to the Australia Day Ceremony held at Queen Elizabeth Park on 26 January 2024. Australia Day celebrations once again provided a significant opportunity to reflect on the issues, achievements and...

Council statement on closure of Lithgow NAB branch

Council statement on closure of Lithgow NAB branch

Lithgow Council has expressed disappointment about the announcement that National Australia Bank (NAB) intends to close their Lithgow branch located at 155 Main Street without discussion or consultation with residents. On the announcement of the closure Mayor Statham...

FOGO collections start on 4 March

FOGO collections start on 4 March

Green FOGO bins are being delivered to households in the Lithgow Local Government Area, with a kerbside bin service. Collection of the new green bin starts the week of 4 March. The green bin will be collected on the same day as your red bin. Your new green bin comes...

Forged by Fire

Forged by Fire

Forged by Fire - A free interactive event that explores our different relationships with fire! Join Lithgow City Council for the Forged by Fire festival on Saturday, January 27th, starting at 4pm at The Foundations in Portland. This event features a variety of...

Australia Day Celebrations

Australia Day activities and road closures- Portland

Lithgow City Council advises that as a part of the Australia Day celebrations, the following roads will be closed in Portland on Friday 26 January 2024: Wolgan Street- between Williwa and Vale Streets Scheidel Lane- between Lett and Cullen Streets These roads will be...

Lithgow Council recognises emergency responders

Lithgow Council recognises emergency responders

On Thursday 18 January 2024 Lithgow City Council welcomed first-responders and volunteers in the local Police, Ambulance and emergency services for a service at the Civic Ballroom in recognition of their committed response to the multi-vehicle accident on the Great...

Update on Browns Gap Road

Update on Browns Gap Road

Works will be starting on the repair of Browns Gap Road on Monday 22 January 2024, requiring gates to be installed top and bottom. During the works there will be loaders and excavators parked on the road, making it dangerous for the public. The area will be...

Australia Day Celebrations

Australia Day Celebrations

Australia Day ceremonies will be held in Lithgow, Wallerawang and Portland on Friday 26 January with free activities and entertainment for everyone. So come along and celebrate Australia Day this year with family and friends. “Australia Day 2024 is a day to reflect,...

Update of Temporary Closure of Tarana /Sodwalls Road

Update of Temporary Closure of Tarana /Sodwalls Road

Council advises residents of the continued temporary closure of the Tarana /Sodwalls Road Tarana, from the first rail overbridge to Honeysuckle Falls Road. Due to the heavy rainfall on Wednesday 17th January, Tarana/Sodwalls Road remains closed due to damage to the...

Update of Temporary Closure of Tarana /Sodwalls Road

Temporary Closure of Tarana / Sodwalls Road

Council advises residents of the temporary closure of the Tarana / Sodwalls Road Tarana, from the first rail overbridge to Honeysuckle Falls Road. This road closure has been put in place for safety of the residents due to flooding over the road. The patience of...

Greener green bins are coming soon

Greener green bins are coming soon

Keep an eye out for your new green bin. Green bins are being delivered to households with a kerbside bin service during January and February along with a kitchen caddy and information on how to use the new FOGO service. Your green bin will be collected every week....

Recognising First Responders

Recognising First Responders

Lithgow City Council have moved quickly to recognise the services provided by the front-line staff and volunteers in the local Police, Ambulance and emergency services agencies who were called upon to respond to a multi-vehicle accident on the Great Western Highway,...

Lake Wallace Reopened following fish die-off event

Lake Wallace Reopened following fish die-off event

Lithgow City Council is pleased to announce that the temporary public health advice to not use lake Wallace for water contact activities will be lifted effective 10 January 2024. Recreational water contact activities, including fishing and boating, can now resume at...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Wallerawang

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang may be affected due to a water mains break. Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the reticulation network that services Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang. Residents in this area of...

Garbage & Recycling Services over the Christmas & New Year Period

Garbage & Recycling Services over the Christmas & New Year Period

Lithgow Council’s kerbside waste and recycling collections will occur as normal for the Christmas and New Year period. Residents should put their bins out as usual on their collection day. Christmas break is a great time to concentrate on recycling correctly. Don't...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Rabaul Street Lithgow

Council advises that the water supply in the Rabaul Street Lithgow area may be affected due to a water mains break. Residents may experience a reduction in water pressure or no water for a period until the mains are repaired. Council cannot advise a time for the...

Save your Christmas Packaging for WASTE 2 ART 2024

Save your Christmas Packaging for WASTE 2 ART 2024

WASTE 2 ART have announced their theme for 2024 is PACKAGING. Christmas is the perfect time to start collecting your materials. So instead of throwing away all that wrapping paper and boxes, stash them away for your WASTE 2 ART project. WASTE 2 ART is a Regional NSW...

Forged by Fire Festival in January 2024

Forged by Fire Festival in January 2024

Lithgow Council has announced a new community event for January 2024. The Forged by Fire Festival will explore the complex relationship with fire and how people work with it. It will be an opportunity for the community to share their stories and experiences with fire...

Reducing food waste in the festive season

Reducing food waste in the festive season

Lithgow City Council is promoting the Love Food Hate Waste website which has great recipes, meal planning hints and food storage tips for the festive season. While no one wants to waste food, the holiday period can often get busy with activities and events and a lot...

Christmas 2023 Mayoral Message

Christmas 2023 Mayoral Message

As the Christmas break approaches, it is an opportune time to pause and reflect on the year just passed, and to think about the year ahead. When I did this, I was filled with gratitude and warmth for the wonderful community that makes the Lithgow local government area...

Donating Used Items

Donating Used Items

Planning a clean out over summer? It is great to donate your unwanted items for others to use; however, to make sure your pre-loved goods have a second life, only donate good quality items. If donating to charity stores, please make sure you take your items during...

Christmas Holidays at the Libraries

Christmas Holidays at the Libraries

School holidays are fast approaching and there are plenty of activities for kids of all ages to do at the local libraries. In the week before Christmas, Santa and his elves have one final mission to complete before returning to the North Pole to prepare for their...

JM Robson Aquatic Centre Christmas Operating Hours 2023

JM Robson Aquatic Centre Christmas Operating Hours 2023

With the festive season here again, Lithgow City Council advises that the following opening hours will apply to the JM Robson Aquatic Centre from Christmas Eve until the New Year: Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve) 8am-4pm Monday 25th December (Christmas Day) CLOSED...

Lithgow Union Theatre Receives a Makeover

Lithgow Union Theatre Receives a Makeover

Patrons attending recent opera and musical performance events at the Lithgow Union Theatre have experienced the benefits from the installation of new seats and carpet. “The new seating and carpet have made a huge difference to the theatre and the comfort of theatre...

Shop Local – Shop Lithgow

Shop Local – Shop Lithgow

Mayor Statham encourages local residents and visitors to shop local this Christmas holiday period! For many businesses, the Christmas holiday period is an important time for trade. Lithgow City Council’s Mayor, Maree Statham suggests that this season, when considering...

Mayors Christmas Appeal 2023

Mayors Christmas Appeal 2023

On Monday 4 December the Mayor Maree Statham made her very popular annual visit to aged care facility residents of Lithgow. The annual Mayor's Christmas Appeal offers the chance to reflect on the aged members of the Lithgow community, the contributions they have made...

Disaster Funding approved for Browns Gap Road

Disaster Funding approved for Browns Gap Road

Lithgow City Council has received funding approval for the first phase of works required to reopen Browns Gap Road to a single lane of traffic. The Mayor, Councillor Maree Statham said, “The Council is very aware of the impact that the closure of Browns Gap Road has...

Lithgow City Council endorses the Lithgow Evolving Economy Plan

Lithgow City Council endorses the Lithgow Evolving Economy Plan

Lithgow City Council has taken decisive action to re-shape Lithgow’s economic future. At the November Council Meeting the Lithgow Evolving Economy Plan (LEEP) was endorsed. The Plan, which is based on extensive analysis of Lithgow’s endowments and key economic trends,...

Glen Davis Road- Road works commencing Monday 8 April

Essential roadworks – Tank St Lithgow

Essential roadworks on a water main has been scheduled for Wednesday 6/12: On Wednesday 6 December essential roadworks have been scheduled to take place on Tank Street, between Inch Street and Read Avenue. The works will take place between 7am and 2.30pm for...

The Foundations Development Control Plan adopted by Lithgow Council

The Foundations Development Control Plan adopted by Lithgow Council

The re-development of the former Portland Cement Works, now known as The Foundations, reached an important milestone this week with Lithgow City Council adopting a site-specific Development Control Plan to guide the future development of the site. The Plan provides...

International Day of People with Disability 2023

International Day of People with Disability 2023

Lithgow City Council invites the community to a morning of events and activities at Lithgow Library to celebrate the International Day of People with disability 2023. The event is to be held on Tuesday December 5 from 11.00am to 2.00pm. There will be a sausage sizzle...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Great Western Highway, Lithgow may be affected due to a water mains break. Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the water network that services the above area and residents may experience a reduction in water...

Australia Day Celebrations

Time running out to nominate for the NSW Local Citizenship Awards

Nominations for the NSW Local Citizenship Awards close on Friday 1 December 2023 and Lithgow City Council is calling on the community to nominate local people and organisations for their contributions to the Lithgow community. “Once again, we have the opportunity to...

Food Waste is a Significant Cost to Households

Food Waste is a Significant Cost to Households

No one wants to waste food and most of us like to think we are not wasting too much; however, we all may be wasting more than we think. Studies* show that food waste is costing Australian households a significant amount of money with the average person throwing out...

Mayor Meets with Premier and Senior Ministers

Mayor Meets with Premier and Senior Ministers

On Thursday 23 November, the Mayor attended the Central NSW Joint Organisation meeting at State Parliament House. At the meeting, Mayor Statham took the opportunity to raise critical matters with The Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Climate Change, Energy and the...

Straying Stock on Roads – What is your responsibility

Straying Stock on Roads – What is your responsibility

Lithgow City Council is urging land holders and graziers to be aware of their responsibilities in relation to their livestock movements. The movement of livestock is bound by permits issued by NSW Local Land Services (LLS).   To ensure you are meeting your...

FOGO is coming in March 2024

FOGO is coming in March 2024

Lithgow City Council is adding a green ‘FOGO’ bin to your kerbside bin service. FOGO stands for Food Organics and Garden Organics and means that the new green bin will collect both food scraps and garden waste every week. The new green bin service will start in March...

Temporary Closure of Queen Elizabeth Park Lithgow

Temporary Closure of Playground – Queen Elizabeth Park Lithgow

Lithgow City Council advises residents of the temporary closure of the playground equipment within Queen Elizabeth Park on Tuesday 21 November 2023. Due to weather conditions on Thursday 9 November that affected these works, Council has rescheduled this program. This...

Glen Davis Road- Road works commencing Monday 8 April

Notification of Upcoming Road Works – Main Street, Wallerawang

Lithgow City Council advises of upcoming resealing works occurring on Main Street, Wallerawang. Works will commence on Monday 20th November 2023 (weather permitting). Lithgow City Council has engaged contractors to undertake hotmix asphalt resealing works over a...

Tree Removal Works in Short Street, Lithgow

Tree Removal Works in Short Street, Lithgow

Commencing Saturday 25 November 2023, Lithgow City Council will remove seven London Plane trees in Short Street, Lithgow. The seven London Plane trees require removal as they are at the end of their lifespan. As a result of Council’s regular process of tree health...

Council Closure – Friday 17 November 2023

Council Closure – Friday 17 November 2023

Lithgow City Council advises customers that it will be closed on Friday, 17 November 2023, due to the annual Union Picnic Day. The administration centre, libraries and depots will be closed during normal business hours and will re-open on Monday, 20 November...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Interruption to Service – Barton Street Lithgow

Council are currently undertaking works on a water main in Barton Street, Lithgow. Residents in the area may experience low to no water whilst these works take place. Council apologises for the inconvenience caused to residents. Council will work to minimize the...

Disaster Funding approved for Browns Gap Road

Browns Gap Road – Project Update

Lithgow Council has assured the community that work continues to re-open the Browns Gap Road to traffic. The road has had a long period of closure since subsidence of former mine workings next to the road back in mid-2022. The Council’s General Manager, Craig Butler...

Recycling in the Lithgow Local Government Area

Recycling in the Lithgow Local Government Area

Disposing of items in the right way is essential to safely manage and reduce our waste. National Recycling week is a good time to check that we know where our waste should go. The yellow-lid recycling bin can take some of our common packaging items for recycling, such...

Temporary Closure of Queen Elizabeth Park Lithgow

Temporary Closure of Playground Queen Elizabeth Park Lithgow

Lithgow City Council advises residents of the temporary closure of the playground equipment within Queen Elizabeth Park on Thursday 9 November 2023. This closure is required to allow for the maintenance of the shade sails above the children’s play equipment. ...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Caroline Avenue and Stewart Street, Lithgow may be affected due to a water mains break. Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the water network that services the above area and residents may experience a...

Blue Green Algae Amber Alert at Lake Lyell

Reopening of secondary access to Lake Lyell

Lithgow City Council previously advised that, following a detailed risk analysis, access to the facility was limited to the main entrance, off Magpie Hollow Road only. This decision has been reversed, with access reinstated on both Bloody Cutting Road and Sir Thomas...

Opening of New Sauna at Aquatic Centre

Opening of New Sauna at Aquatic Centre

Lithgow City Council is pleased to announce that a new sauna has recently opened to the public at Lithgow’s JM Robson Aquatic Centre. “Lithgow Council continues to review its services and make improvements for the benefit of the local community,” said Lithgow City...

Update of Temporary Closure of Tarana /Sodwalls Road

Road Closure – Cook Street

Lithgow City Council advises that a road closure of Cook Street, Lithgow, between Mort Street and Burns Lane, will be in effect on 01 November 2023. This closure is necessary to repair a burst water main in the vicinity. Residents and visitors are advised to exhibit...

Bushexplorers return to Lithgow Library

Bushexplorers return to Lithgow Library

The ever-popular trio of Brian Fox, Yuri Bolotin and Michael Keats, aka the Bushexplorers, are returning to Lithgow Library for an author talk event on Saturday 25 November at 10.00am to launch their new book “The Gardens of Stone and Beyond, Book 9”. Book 9 is the...

Blue Green Algae Amber Alert at Lake Lyell

Closure of secondary access to Lake Lyell

Following a detailed risk analysis, residents and visitors to the Lake Lyell Recreation Park are advised that access to the facility must only occur via the main entrance, off Magpie Hollow Road. Other points of access have been restricted. Lake Lyell and the...

Final Reminder Green Waste Collection

Final Reminder Green Waste Collection

Lithgow Council’s final Green Waste Collection of the year is scheduled for the 6th November 2023. Council will pick up: Garden prunings no longer than 2 metres and not thicker than 200mm, tied in bundles. A weight limit of 16 kilograms for each bundle or box applies....

Grandparents Storytime Success

Grandparents Storytime Success

On Wednesday the 25 October, Lithgow Library held a very successful special Storytime in celebration of Grandparent’s week. Hosted by Gemma and Joel, this Storytime was held to show the Library’s appreciation for grandparents in the local community and how much their...

Pencil Art Exhibition by Roderick Heath

Pencil Art Exhibition by Roderick Heath

Lithgow Library is thrilled to announce that local resident Roderick Heath has chosen to exhibit his latest art exhibition at the Lithgow Library. The library walls will be full of his dramatic pencil art works during the month of November 2023. Discussing his latest...

Batteries don’t go in the bin

Batteries don’t go in the bin

Batteries are found in many common household goods and, while they help make life easier, incorrect disposal of batteries in the kerbside bin creates a real risk of fires. The number of fires in waste facilities and collection trucks is increasing. It is estimated...

Last chance to get your tickets to RITA the comic Opera at the Union Theatre

Tickets on Sale for Opera Gala at the Union Theatre

Tickets are on sale for two performances of the comic Opera RITA by Gaetano Donizetti on Friday 3 and Saturday 4 November 2023. Directed and translated to English by John Wregg, and starring Catherine Bouchier, Christopher Tonkin, Joshua Oxley and Sharolyn Kimmorley,...