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History Week 2022 Author Talk by Peter Baker

History Week 2022 Author Talk by Peter Baker

A free Hands-on History author talk will be held at Eskbank House Museum titled ‘Crying Hearts, Healing Hands’, the life journeys of James and Leo Bamber. The History Week theme for 2022 - Hands-on History invites us to explore histories by or about people who do...

Let’s talk about our future

Let’s talk about our future

Lithgow Council has commenced a large program of community consultations about positioning the city for the future. Numerous face to face meetings are being held across the local government area over coming weeks. The first of these, which occurred at Portland on...

Official Opening of Farmers Creek Shared Pathway Project

Official Opening of Farmers Creek Shared Pathway Project

The official opening of the Farmers Creek Shared Pathway Project will be on Saturday 20 August 2022. The event marks the completion of a twelve month program of shared walking and cycling pathway construction, environmental and other works along the Farmers Creek...

History Week Book Launch

History Week Book Launch

Lithgow Library is thrilled to once again host the ever-popular trio Brian Fox, Yuri Bolotin and Michael Keats during History Week for the launch of their new book “Ghost town of Newnes: past and present, an illustrated social history”. The book will be launched at...

Lithgow Halloween Smartphone Film Competition

Lithgow Halloween Smartphone Film Competition

The popular smart phone film competition returns in 2022 with creativity and prizes galore. The Seven Valleys Tourism and Events team is partnering with SF3 for the fourth year to hold the Smartphone film competition at this year’s Lithgow Halloween. SF3 are the...

What’s the real story!

What’s the real story!

What does it take to maintain a city like Lithgow? Lithgow City Council is undertaking an extensive program over coming weeks to explain this to Lithgow residents. Lithgow City Council General Manager, Craig Butler explained, “People might be surprised to know that...

JM Robson Aquatic Centre Temporary Closure Tuesday 9 August

JM Robson Aquatic Centre Temporary Closure Tuesday 9 August

Council advises that the JM Robson Aquatic Centre will be closed between 7am and 9am on Tuesday 9 August. An electric solar panel system is currently being installed at the Centre. The system will require connection to the existing electrical infrastructure, which...

Paul Toole MP Views New Lithgow Library Façade

Paul Toole MP Views New Lithgow Library Façade

Deputy Premier and State Member for Bathurst Paul Toole, visited Lithgow Library on Thursday 4 August 2022 to view the recently completed works to construct a new Library façade and awning. “The project consists of a new façade using materials which are in keeping...

What’s the real story!

Private Sector confidence in Greater Lithgow

Lithgow Council has heralded the approval of a major Battery Energy Storage System at the site of the former Wallerawang Power Station as a strong signal of private sector confidence in the city’s potential. Lithgow Mayor, Maree Statham said, “It is not every day that...

Update- Browns Gap Road Closure

Update- Browns Gap Road Closure

Lithgow Council has provided an update on the closure of Browns Gap Road, which was caused by the risk of rock slides caused by rainfall. Experts have been engaged to establish the geotechnical stability of the escarpment and determine if it is safe to reopen....

Temporary Closure of Sporting fields

Temporary Closure of Sporting fields

Council provides the following update to residents and the sporting community, as a result of recent inclement weather, ALL sports fields have been temporarily closed. Use of sporting fields while in a saturated state often results in unintentional damage to the...

Regional Waste 2 Art Exhibition

Regional Waste 2 Art Exhibition

An evening of entertainment and refreshments is being held at the Lithgow Union Theatre on Friday 5 August to mark the end of the successful 2022 Regional Waste 2 Art Exhibition. The 2022 Regional Waste to Art Exhibition, hosted this year by Lithgow City Council for...

Update- Browns Gap Road Closure

Road Closure – Unsealed Section of Wolgan Road

Council advises that the unsealed section of Wolgan Road, from the Barton Creek bridge, will be closed for the week starting Monday 1st August to Friday 5th August. This section will be closed from 7.30am to 4pm to remove trees damaged in the 2019-2020 bushfires that...

Roadworks on Wolgan Gap Road

Roadworks on Wolgan Gap Road

From today, roadworks have commenced on sections of the Wolgan Gap Road to repair the pavement and clear some debris from the drains The project consists of laying a new asphalt seal over sections of the Wolgan Gap Road pavement. This work is being conducted to best...

Our Place, Our Future – Options for a Sustainable Lithgow

Our Place, Our Future – Options for a Sustainable Lithgow

Lithgow Council has commenced an extensive process of community engagement on two options to ensure the long-term financial sustainability of the council. This follows independent review of the council’s financial position following many years of deficit budgets. The...

Bulky Waste Collection delays

Bulky Waste Collection delays

Council advises that there are delays to the current Bulky Waste Collection. Due to illness and consequent staff shortages the current bulky waste collection service has been delayed. The bulky waste collection is now expected to be completed by Friday 29th July. If...

Farmers Creek Works Nearing Completion

Farmers Creek Works Nearing Completion

A major program of shared walking and cycling pathway construction, environmental and other works that have been happening over the past 12 months along Farmers Creek is nearing completion. The community would have witnessed the transformation of the Farmers Creek...

Back to School Reminder for Motorists

Back to School Reminder for Motorists

The commencement of the third school term provides an opportunity to remind drivers to slow down and take care around school zones. With Term 3 of the school year now underway, designated school zones are back in operation. Lithgow City Council Mayor, Maree Statham...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

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

Waste to Art Regional Winners Announced

Waste to Art Regional Winners Announced

The winners of the Netwaste Regional Waste to Art competition were announced by the Mayor Maree Statham at the official exhibition opening on Saturday 9 July. The 2022 Regional W2A Exhibition being hosted by Lithgow City Council showcases artworks from 12 councils...

Violin Duo Play at Lithgow Library

Violin Duo Play at Lithgow Library

Following on from the very successful and popular Community Orchestra performance at Lithgow Library, a violin duo performance by Peter Avery and Josh Mason will take place on Saturday 23 July 2022 at 10:00am. Rarely do we have the chance to hear the beautiful tones...

Road Closure – Unsealed Section of Wolgan Road

Road Closure – Unsealed Section of Wolgan Road

Council advises that the unsealed section of Wolgan Road, from the Barton Creek bridge, will be closed for the week starting Monday 18 July to Saturday 23 July. This section will be closed from 7.30am to 4pm to remove trees damaged in the 2019-2020 bushfires that have...

Update- Browns Gap Road Closure

Temporary Closure of Browns Gap Road

Council wishes to advise residents of the temporary closure of the Gap on Browns Gap Road. Council will continue to effect a temporary closure of the Gap section of road from 11th July for a period of two weeks (weather permitting). This closure is to remove rocks at...

Bulky Waste Collection delays

Bulky Waste Collection Final Reminder

The Final Bulky Waste Collection for the year scheduled for the 18 July 2022 Lithgow Council advises residents of the final free bulky waste collection scheduled to commence on 18 July 2022.  Anyone who wishes to take advantage of this service should, by no later...

Raising the Aboriginal Flag for NAIDOC Week

Raising the Aboriginal Flag for NAIDOC Week

The Mayor Maree Statham and Wiradjuri Elder Aunty Helen Riley raised the Aboriginal Flag outside Council Chambers to mark the commencement of NAIDOC Week 2022. National NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) Week Celebrations are held...

2022 LJ Hooker Reg Cowden Memorial Sports Star of the Year Awards

2022 LJ Hooker Reg Cowden Memorial Sports Star of the Year Awards

Council, in conjunction with the Reg Cowden Trust and the Sports Advisory Committee, continue to uphold the legacy of Reg Cowden by acknowledging the sporting achievement of local junior and senior athletes, individual or teams. The LJ Hooker Reg Cowden Memorial...

Temporary Closure of Sporting fields

Temporary Closure of Sporting fields

As a result of recent inclement weather, all sports fields within Lithgow, Wallerawang and Portland have been temporarily closed until further notice. Use of sporting fields while in a saturated state often results in unintentional damage to the playing surface. To...

Update- Browns Gap Road Closure

Update on Temporary Road Closures in the Lithgow Local Government Area

Lithgow Council has advised of the temporary road closures across the city- Geordie Street Crossing, Lithgow Browns Gap Road, Browns Gap Mills Street, Lithgow Fields Road, Hartley Vale Tarana/Sodwalls Road, Tarana – Between the top of Magpie Hollow Road and Jerrys...

Waste to Art Regional Winners Announced

Regional Waste 2 Art Exhibition

The 2022 Regional Waste 2 Art Exhibition being hosted this year by Lithgow City Council, will showcase artworks from 12 councils across the NetWaste Region. W2A is a community art exhibition & competition that challenges the way we look at waste! Each council...

Lithgow Council is addressing the Housing Challenge

Lithgow Council is addressing the Housing Challenge

The challenge of housing, was formerly an urban issue, but Lithgow Council has recognised that it is a challenge for this city also. People have discovered the regions, and that is the case for Lithgow. Work from home is now the norm so the long or short commute to a...

Sodwalls – Tarana Road Bridge Update

Sodwalls – Tarana Road Bridge Update

Sodwalls Tarana Road is now open to traffic after a heavy vehicle collision late last week. Urgent, temporary works to ensure the safety of motorists and rail users is now complete. UGL (the rail asset manager) have inspected and confirmed the bridge is structurally...

Queen Elizabeth Park Toilet Block Mural

Queen Elizabeth Park Toilet Block Mural

Have you seen the mural that was currently painted on the Toilet Block at Queen Elizabeth Park? This project was a collaboration with students from Lithgow High School, project partner Sharon Howard from the Gang Gang Gallery, Deb Bardon from the Lithgow...

July School Holiday Program Cancelled

July School Holiday Program Cancelled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Lithgow City Council has cancelled a number of planned events during the July School Holidays. Cancelled events are: Walkabout Town: Monday 4 and 11 July Learn to Cook at Hometown Café: Tuesday 5 and 12 July Martial Arts: Wednesday 6...

School Holiday Activities at your Local Library

School Holiday Activities at your Local Library

Lithgow City Council Library service will be holding a variety of children’s holiday activities from Monday 4 until Friday 15 July 2022 at all library branches. With activities ranging from drawing cartoon cats, creating an artwork with collage, Lego challenges, board...

Lithgow Locals Work Closely with Iceland’s Planet Youth

Lithgow Locals Work Closely with Iceland’s Planet Youth

Lithgow Local Drug Action Team, community leaders and international group Planet Youth came together on Monday 27 June 2022 to discuss issues related to alcohol and other drugs, identified through recent local youth surveys. The surveys are a key part of the Planet...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Council advises that the water supply in the area of James O’Donnell Drive, Lithgow may be affected due to a watermain repair being undertaken. Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the reticulation network that services James O’Donnell Drive and surrounding...

Bulky Waste Collection

Bulky Waste Collection

The Final Bulky Waste Collection for the year scheduled for the 18 July 2022 Lithgow Council advise residents of the final free bulky waste collection scheduled to commence on 18 July 2022.  Anyone who wishes to take advantage of this service should, by no later...

Lithgow Library – Exterior Works Completed

Lithgow Library – Exterior Works Completed

Council is pleased to announce that the exterior building works on the Lithgow Library are now complete, and the footpath re-opened. “We appreciate the community’s patience while this project was delivered,” said Lithgow City Council’s Mayor, Councillor Maree Statham....

Cullenbenbong Causeway Reconstruction

Cullenbenbong Causeway Reconstruction

Through the opportunities offered by the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements, a joint funding initiative of the Commonwealth and State Governments, Lithgow City Council has delivered the construction of a new causeway in the Kanimbla Valley. The Lithgow...

Are You Bogged Mate

Are You Bogged Mate

It's been a tough couple of years with drought, Black Summer Bushfires, Covid lockdowns and floods. Do you sometimes feel like you get bogged down in the mud? Depression in rural areas is a lot like getting bogged in the mud. It might have been a soft patch in the...

Free Screening “Freedom Street” Documentary

Free Screening “Freedom Street” Documentary

To coincide with the upcoming celebration of Refugee Week 2022, the community is invited to a FREE screening of the “Freedom Street” documentary. “Freedom Street” will be presented by its director Alfred Pek on Saturday 25 June, starting at 4.30pm at Maldhan Ngurr...

Eskbank House Museum received a gift of WW1 Postcards from the Front

Eskbank House Museum received a gift of WW1 Postcards from the Front

The family of Sylvester and Mary Burrows has gifted Lithgow City Council’s Eskbank House Museum with a beautiful collection of WW1 postcards, and family photographs. Lyn & Melanie Schlaeger travelled to Lithgow from Newcastle on Wednesday 8 June 2022 to hand over...

Lithgow Local Heritage Grants 2022 Application Period Has Been Extended

Lithgow Local Heritage Grants 2022 Application Period Has Been Extended

Lithgow Council has recently extended its application period for grants under the Lithgow Local Heritage Grant 2022 program to financially assist property owners in undertaking minor works to promote heritage values within Lithgow’s Heritage Conservation Areas. The...

Are You Bogged Mate

Are You Bogged Mate?

Are You Bogged Mate? It's been a tough couple of years with drought, Black Summer Bushfires, Covid lockdowns and floods. Do you sometimes feel like you get bogged down in the mud? Depression in rural areas is a lot like getting bogged in the mud. It might have been a...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Marrangaroo

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

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Interruption to Service – Water Supply

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Springvale Lane, Lidsdale 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...

June Long Weekend Waste Collection

June Long Weekend Waste Collection

Lithgow Council advises that garbage and recycling collections will occur as normal for June Long Weekend. Residents should put their bins out as usual on their collection day. 

Small Gods of the Forest Interpretive Art Display at the Library

Small Gods of the Forest Interpretive Art Display at the Library

Lithgow Library is thrilled to be hosting the “Small Gods of the Forest” exhibition from the private collection of retired wood worker Ken Wilson from 1 June until 30 July 2022. A Lithgow local, Ken has embraced the naturally occurring shapes embedded into the grain...

Wolgan Valley Community Update

Wolgan Valley Community Update

The Wolgan Valley Community Update consolidates information about a range of activities Lithgow City Council is undertaking in the Wolgan Valley including: Slope stability improvements to Wolgan Gap Wolgan Road Weight Limit Alternative & Interim Emergency Access...

Update- Browns Gap Road Closure

Temporary Road Closures in the Lithgow Local Government Area

Council provides the following update to residents of the temporary road closures in the LGA; Sunny Corner Road, Garlands Hill Meadow Flat Road, Sunny Corner This road closure has been put in place for safety of the residents due to snow and ice over the roads. ...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Calero Street

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Calero Street, Lithgow 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...

Official Opening of Lake Pillans Boardwalk

Official Opening of Lake Pillans Boardwalk

Lithgow City Council Mayor Maree Statham officially opened the Lake Pillans Boardwalk on Saturday 28 May 2022 in front of a hardworking group of land care volunteers. Originally constructed in around 1990, the boardwalk was completely destroyed in the December 2019...

Reducing Winter Air Pollution

Reducing Winter Air Pollution

With winter on the way, residents can assist in reducing winter smoke and ensure their fires are burning correctly. “Winter is coming and now is the time to ensure your fire is burning correctly. The incorrect use of wood fire heaters can seriously affect our air...

Mayor visits Lithgow Private Hospital

Mayor visits Lithgow Private Hospital

Recently, Lithgow Mayor Councillor Maree Statham visited the Lithgow Private Hospital to view the facilities and speak with staff.  She came away very impressed the range of specialist health services available, as well as the passion and caring attitude of the...

Lithgow’s Newest Australians Welcomed

Lithgow’s Newest Australians Welcomed

Lithgow City Council welcomed five new Australian citizens at its recent Citizenship Ceremony. The ceremony was held at the Council Chambers on 18 May 2022 and saw Mayor Maree Statham preside over the ceremony. “It was an honour to conduct the ceremony today. We are a...

Lithgow City Orchestra Live in the Library!

Lithgow City Orchestra Live in the Library!

Lithgow City Orchestra will be returning to play live in the Lithgow Library on Saturday 4 June 2022 from 10am to 11am. Following on from their popular return last year, the Lithgow City Orchestra is looking forward to entertaining Lithgow Library patrons again, with...

National Simultaneous Story-Time

National Simultaneous Story-Time

Lithgow Library is thrilled to be participating in the 22nd National Simultaneous Story-time on Wednesday 25 May 2022 at 10.30 am. This year’s story is “Family Tree”, a sweet book written by Josh Pyke and beautifully illustrated by Rohojoy Ghosh. It is a heartfelt...

Wallerawang No.1 Sewerage Pumping Station renewal

Wallerawang No.1 Sewerage Pumping Station renewal

Toilets are flushed, sinks drained and showers can be taken without much regard for what happens with the wastewaters. But Lithgow City Council is focused on this issue because good sewerage infrastructure not only supports the daily lives of people and a city’s...

Household Chemical Clean Out 2022

Household Chemical Clean Out 2022

The household chemical cleanout conducted by Lithgow City Council in conjunction with the NSW Government’s EPA and NetWaste is again providing an opportunity for residents to clean out chemicals from their home and dispose of in an environmentally friendly way....

Lithgow Local Heritage Grants 2022 Application Period Has Been Extended

Lithgow Local Heritage Grants 2022 Applications Are Now Open!

Lithgow Council is seeking applications for heritage grants to financially assist property owners in undertaking minor works to promote heritage values within Lithgow’s Heritage Conservation Areas. The Lithgow Local Heritage Grants, which have been joint funded in...

Expression of Interest Regional NSW Community Events Program

Expression of Interest Regional NSW Community Events Program

Lithgow City Council is seeking Expression of Interest from community groups for the Reconnecting Regional NSW – Community Events Program. Lithgow City Council has secured funding from the NSW Government to partner with community groups to deliver eligible community...

Update on flooding and road damage in Lithgow LGA

Update on flooding and road damage in Lithgow LGA

The Lithgow region has been subject to persistent and significant rainfall. This has resulted in damage to road, drainage and embankment infrastructure. In the past six months, the Lithgow area has been subject to roughly 950mm of rainfall. This rain has fallen over...

Water Supply reinstated in South Bowenfels

Water Supply reinstated in South Bowenfels

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Kirkley Street through to McKanes Falls Road, South Bowenfels has been repaired and the lines are being recharged currently. Council staff have completed the mains repair which was found below the many layers of...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Interruption to Service – Water Supply

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Kirkley Street through to McKanes Falls Road, South Bowenfels may be affected due to a water mains break on the Great Western Highway. Residents may experience a reduction in water pressure or no water for a period...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Interruption to Service – Water Supply

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Kirkley Street, South Bowenfels may be affected due to a water mains break on the Great Western Highway. Residents may experience a reduction in water pressure or no water for a period until the mains are repaired....

Lithgow City Council Joins the Scores on Doors Program

Lithgow City Council Joins the Scores on Doors Program

Lithgow City Council residents and diners can now see how well local food businesses are complying with food hygiene and safety requirements, Mayor Maree Statham announced today. Lithgow City Council is the latest council to join the state-wide Scores on Doors...

LithGlow 2022 to deliver the feel-good factor

LithGlow 2022 to deliver the feel-good factor

On Saturday 14th May the Lithgow Blast Furnace will once again become the canvas for lighting artists to recreate the glow of the once powerful industrial heart of the iron and steel industry in Australia. With good food, entertainment and ‘hot zones’ Lithgow is set...

$10m Transport Infrastructure Program proposed in 2022/23 Lithgow Council Operational Plan

Have your say on the 2022/23 Local Infrastructure Program

Residents of the Lithgow local government area are invited to get involved and have their say on the Draft 2022/23 Operational Plan. Council is excited to announce that it has endorsed the Draft 2022/23 Operational Plan for public exhibition.  The plan details...

Damage to Zig Zag Sporting Field

Damage to Zig Zag Sporting Field

As a result of recent vandalism, the Zig Zag Oval on Bells Road, Lithgow will be unsuitable for use from 25 April 2022. “Over the past 4 months, Lithgow City Council and the community have grappled with the ongoing impacts of floods and pandemics, alongside the...

Full House for Lithgow Opera Gala

Full House for Lithgow Opera Gala

Opera lovers enjoyed an amazing night of aria performances from some of the best known and loved operas at the Lithgow Union Theatre on Saturday 30 April. One of the first professional performances held since the historic theatre underwent major renovations, the Opera...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Interruption to Service – Water Supply

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Hume Avenue, Wallerawang 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...

Proposed Changes to Water Charges

Proposed Changes to Water Charges

Lithgow City Council is encouraging community comment on proposed changes to water charges from 1 July 2022. One of Lithgow’s most precious and prized resources is the resilience of its water supply. A combination of local partnerships and strategic asset management...

Lithgow Library Closure – Friday 6th May

Lithgow Library Closure – Friday 6th May

Council would like to advise that the Lithgow Library will be closed again on Friday 6th May 2022. The Lithgow Library and Learning Centre will be closed this coming Friday to allow for electrical works to be undertaken. It is foreseen that this will be the last time...

Lithgow Heritage Festival: Free History Talk with Christine Stewart

Lithgow Heritage Festival: Free History Talk with Christine Stewart

With “Curiosity” this year’s Australian Heritage Festival theme, the community is encouraged to actively wonder, investigate and learn about natural, cultural, aboriginal, living and built heritage around the nation. Lithgow Library invites you to come along on...

Celebrated author Kim Kelly to visit Lithgow Library

Celebrated author Kim Kelly to visit Lithgow Library

The Lithgow Library is excited to announce that they will be hosting an author event for celebrated writer, Kim Kelly on Saturday 14 May 2022 at 10.30am. Kim Kelly is a very popular Central West author who has a wealth of novels including one set in our very own...

Autumn School Holidays Break

Autumn School Holidays Break

Talented young people from Lithgow enjoyed Lithgow’s natural beauty and open spaces with activities organised by Lithgow City Council for the Autumn School Holiday Break. A diverse range of activities were enjoyed by young people and their families:  Learning to...

Back to School Reminder for Motorists

Back to School Reminder for Motorists

The commencement of the second school term provides an opportunity to remind drivers to slow down and take care around school zones. With Term 2 of the school year now underway, designated school zones are back in operation. Lithgow City Council Mayor, Maree Statham...

Autumn Holliday Break Program Opens with Youth Week 2022

Autumn Holliday Break Program Opens with Youth Week 2022

The main event for Youth Week 2022 was held on 9 April at Tony Luchetti Showground and Ballroom. The event was organised by Lithgow’s Youth Council and supported by local sports clubs and businesses. The day commenced at 10:15 am with activities by Lithgow City...

Lithgow Library Closures – 27th, 29th and 2nd May

Lithgow Library Closures – 27th, 29th and 2nd May

Lithgow Council has advised that the Lithgow Library, and the footpath at the front of the building, will be closed next Wednesday, 27th Friday 29th and Monday 2 May 2022. Due to the ongoing building works being undertaken at Lithgow Library, the Library and adjoining...

June Long Weekend Waste Collection

ANZAC Day Public Holiday Garbage Collection

Lithgow Council advises that garbage and recycling collections will occur as normal for ANZAC Day public holiday. Residents should put their bins out as usual on their collection day. 

Get your Tickets to World Class Opera Gala Evening at the Union Theatre

Get your Tickets to World Class Opera Gala Evening at the Union Theatre

Tickets are selling fast for the Opera Gala at Lithgow’s Union Theatre on Saturday 30 April. The community is turning out in style for a cultural extravaganza on April 30 when Lithgow’s Union Theatre will ring with opera’s most memorable arias from La Bohème and La...

Lithgow’s Youth Week and the Autumn Holiday Break

Lithgow’s Youth Week and the Autumn Holiday Break

Lithgow is surrounded by natural beauty and filled with talented young people. Lithgow City Council invites all Lithgow’s young people to a couple of weeks of new adventures. Youth Week events and the Autumn Holiday activities are already here. Lithgow City Council...

June Long Weekend Waste Collection

Easter Long Weekend Waste Collection

Lithgow Council advises that garbage and recycling collections will occur as normal during the Easter period, including on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Residents should put their bins out as usual on their collection day. 

Bushfire Danger Period has now concluded

Bushfire Danger Period has now concluded

As of the 1 April 2022 the bushfire danger period has concluded. This offers the opportunity for open burning. Residents are required however to gain approval to do so from Lithgow Council. “It is important before lighting your fire that you have familiarised yourself...

World Music Dance and Food a great success

World Music Dance and Food a great success

Good food, entertainment and collaboration were enjoyed by all in Lithgow. Last Saturday night the World Music, Dance and Food event was held in Lithgow, bringing together the Union Theatre, Western Sydney University Maldhan Ngurr Ngurra Lithgow Transformation Hub and...

Applications for Council Financial Assistance Now Open

Applications for Council Financial Assistance Now Open

Lithgow City Council is seeking applications for funding from not-for-profit organisations for local community projects and activities. Through the Financial Assistance Program, Lithgow City Council supports not for profit organisations each year to deliver community...

Thrive Services Moves to New Premises

Thrive Services Moves to New Premises

  Mayor Maree Statham was on hand at the 30 March official opening of Thrive’s new premises in Railway Parade Lithgow. Thrive Services is a not-for-profit community organisation that supports children, families & others living in the Lithgow and Blue...

Household Chemical Clean Out 2022

Household Chemical Clean Out 2022

The household chemical cleanout conducted by Lithgow City Council in conjunction with NSW EPA and NetWaste is again providing an opportunity for residents to clean out chemicals from their home and dispose of in an environmentally friendly way. Council is providing a...

Lithgow Youth Week Marks the Beginning  of the Autumn Holiday Break

Lithgow Youth Week Marks the Beginning of the Autumn Holiday Break

Youth Week 2022 is quickly approaching, and Lithgow Youth Council invites you to a celebration to be held Saturday 9 April at Toni Luchetti Showground and Ballroom. This event is organised by young people for the young people of Lithgow. The day will commence at...