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Lithgow Council Appointments New General Manager

Lithgow Council Appointments New General Manager

Lithgow City Council has announced the appointment of a new General Manager. Mr Ross Gurney has accepted an offer of the position which was the decision of the Council at an Extra-Ordinary meeting held on 13 June. Mr Gurney will commence in the role on Monday 1 July...

FOGO is all GO, thanks to a champion community!

FOGO is all GO, thanks to a champion community!

Lithgow Council considers the community to be champions of recycling. During March and April, a staggering 362 tonnes of food and plant material was collected in the new green bin service, diverted from landfill and recycled. Having commenced in early March, the green...

Winners announced for Waste 2 Art 2024

Winners announced for Waste 2 Art 2024

The Union theatre Gallery was full to the brim with artists and art patrons on the night of Friday 7 June as the winners of the Lithgow round of the 2024 Waste 2 Art competition were announced and celebrated. Waste 2 Art showcases creative works made from reused waste...

$33 million Disaster Recovery Funding Welcomed for Lithgow

$33 million Disaster Recovery Funding Welcomed for Lithgow

Lithgow Council’s advocacy for improved processes for funding disaster recovery works is being heard. The Council recently received a payment of $33 million from the NSW State Government to fund current road and infrastructure damage claims submitted under the...

Lithgow Council says ‘NO’ to Nuclear Power Plant

Lithgow Council says ‘NO’ to Nuclear Power Plant

Lithgow Council has pushed back against speculation that a nuclear power plant could be built in Lithgow. The rumours flow from comments from the Federal Opposition that they would target communities with existing coal power stations for the placement of nuclear...

Kremer Park Grandstand Re-opens

Kremer Park Grandstand Re-opens

On Saturday 1st June the Kremer Park Grandstand was officially opened to the public at a ceremony in Portland. In attendance were The Hon. Paul Toole MP Member for Bathurst, The Hon. Andrew Gee MP Member for Calare, Mayor Maree Statham, Councillors Stuart McGhie, Cass...

King’s Birthday Long Weekend Waste Collection

King’s Birthday Long Weekend Waste Collection

Lithgow Council’s kerbside waste and recycling collections will occur as normal for the King’s Birthday Long Weekend. Residents should put their bins out as usual on their collection day.

Latrobe trip can inform Lithgow’s future

Latrobe trip can inform Lithgow’s future

Lithgow City Council councillors and staff joined with the Western Sydney University for a recent two-day study tour of economic transition in the Latrobe Valley in Gippsland, Victoria. The Latrobe Valley experienced sudden economic disruption after the decision to...

Water Mains Break in Lidsdale

Water Mains Break in Lidsdale

Due to a water mains break, the water supply in the area of Wolgan Road, Skelly Road, Neubeck Street, and Maddox Lane is currently being impacted. Our team are undertaking emergency repairs in the area to fix the breakage. Residents in this area may experience low to...

Temporary Closure of Lithgow Library

Temporary Closure of Lithgow Library

UPDATED 5th June 2024 Lithgow Library will be closed from Monday 3rd June until Saturday 15th June inclusive while urgent roof repairs are being undertaken. The library will reopen on the Monday 17th June. Portland and Wallerawang branch libraries will continue to...

Calling for concept designs for town entry signs

Calling for concept designs for town entry signs

Lithgow Council has commenced a community consultation process for the design of new town signage at the entrances to Lithgow, Wallerawang and Portland. When you arrive at a new place, first impressions matter. Welcoming, creative signage can convey a good impression...

Councillor Candidate Briefing Session in Two Weeks!

Councillor Candidate Briefing Session in Two Weeks!

To assist potential candidates who are considering nominating for the upcoming local government elections on the 14 September 2024, Lithgow Council will be conducting a Councillor Candidate Information Session on Wednesday 12 June 2024. The session will provide an...

Let’s create experiences that resonate.

Let’s create experiences that resonate.

“Creating experiences that resonate” was the focus of a workshop conducted in the Capertee Valley on Saturday to assist tourism operators and community groups to move to a coordinated approach to developing tourism product in the Valley and the surrounding region....

Temporary Closure of Carpark – Lithgow Cemetery

Temporary Closure of Carpark – Lithgow Cemetery

Lithgow City Council advises residents of the temporary closure of the carpark at the Lithgow Cemetery due to renewal works. The first stages of these works are carrying out a renewal of the layback (entrance) into the carpark. Whilst the works is in progress, Council...

Mayor Statham Attends LGNSW Rural & Regional Summit

Mayor Statham Attends LGNSW Rural & Regional Summit

On Thursday 9 May, Lithgow Mayor Maree Statham attended the Local Government NSW (LGNSW) Rural & Regional Summit in Sydney. At the summit, Mayor Statham took the opportunity to raise critical matters with the Minister for Local Government and the Minister for...

Browns Gap Road to open to one lane of traffic

Browns Gap Road to open to one lane of traffic

After extensive repair work on Browns Gap Road, Lithgow City Council is pleased to announce that the Browns Gap Road is now open to motorists with one single lane opening as of 9:00am Friday 10th May. Traffic lights are in place to allow drivers from both directions...

Road Repairs on Pipers Flat Road

Road Repairs on Pipers Flat Road

On Friday May 10th, 2024, road repairs will commence on Pipers Flat Road near Old Pipers Flat Road just outside of Wallerawang, to remediate the road surface. The Council will be removing the damaged road surface on portions of the road and expects that the road will...

Bad weather results in LithGlow 2024 being postponed

Bad weather results in LithGlow 2024 being postponed

The current and forecast wet weather has resulted in Lithgow City Council having to make the difficult decision to postpone the popular LithGlow event which was scheduled for this coming Saturday 11 May. Council understands that many in the community look forward to...

Councillor Candidate Briefing Session

Councillor Candidate Briefing Session

To assist potential candidates who are considering nominating for the upcoming local government elections on the 14 September 2024, Lithgow Council will be conducting a Councillor Candidate Information Session on Wednesday 12 June 2024 at 6.30pm in the Western Sydney...

Coalbrook Street – Nightworks

Coalbrook Street – Nightworks

Roadworks will be commencing on Sunday night, 12th May at 7pm on Coalbrook Street between Davy Street and Sandford Avenue. Weather permitting, the work will be completed by Thursday, 16th May. The works include the profiling of the edge of the road near the gutters,...

Future Lithgow Cardboard City Waste 2 Art Workshops

Future Lithgow Cardboard City Waste 2 Art Workshops

As part of the 2024 Waste 2 Art Competition, this year, Lithgow council will be inviting people to participate in building a Future Lithgow Cardboard City at the Lithgow Union Theatre Gallery. The Council invites you to imagine what a future Lithgow City could look...

Cullen Bullen Sewerage Treatment Plant Complete

Cullen Bullen Sewerage Treatment Plant Complete

Lithgow City Council has completed construction of the new Cullen Bullen Sewerage Scheme. The scheme, jointly funded by Council and the NSW Government, has delivered a new reticulated sewerage system and sewerage treatment plant to service the Cullen Bullen village....