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Australian Caravan Club enjoying the Seven Valleys Muster

Australian Caravan Club enjoying the Seven Valleys Muster

The Australian Caravan Club Seven Valleys Muster is progressing successfully with enormous benefits for the region. After 2 years in the planning, the Australian Caravan Club are holding their ‘Seven Valleys’ muster at Tony Luchetti showground in Lithgow. Over 120...

Playground Safety Notice

Playground Safety Notice

As a safety precaution, Lithgow City Council has temporarily closed two pieces of children’s play equipment at Lithgow Adventure Playground and Queen Elizabeth Park. Lithgow City Council has become aware of a recent incident at a park in Strathfield LGA where a young...

Shop Local – Shop Lithgow

Shop Local – Shop Lithgow

Council is collaborating with Lithgow city centre   retailers and the Lithgow District Chamber of Commerce to offer extended trading in the lead up to Christmas. Locals and visitors alike are invited to come out in support of local shops and businesses on...

Lithgow Council considers options in Ironfest support

Lithgow Council considers options in Ironfest support

Lithgow Council has moved to correct the public’s understanding about the situation with the Ironfest event. This follows assertions by the group responsible for the event that the Council is not supportive of this event. The Council’s General Manager, Craig Butler...

Shop Local – Shop Lithgow

Shop local and support our local businesses

Locals and visitors alike are invited to come out in support of local shops and businesses on Saturday 22 October 2022. Over the coming week, Lithgow will be host to almost 150 caravans as part of a tour conducted by the Australian Caravan Club. “We are excited to...

Lithgow Local Heritage Grants 2022 Stage 2 Applications Are Now Open!

Lithgow Local Heritage Grants 2022 Stage 2 Applications Are Now Open!

Lithgow Council is seeking applications for heritage grants to financially assist property owners in undertaking minor works to preserve the heritage values of heritage listed items. The Lithgow Local Heritage Grants, which have been joint funded in partnership with...

Green Waste Collection

Green Waste Collection

Lithgow Council’s final Green Waste Collection of the year is scheduled for the 7 November 2022. 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. A...

Austswim Teacher of Water Safety Course

Austswim Teacher of Water Safety Course

On the 22 and 23 October, the J M Robson Aquatic Centre will host an AustSwim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety course to encourage greater participation in this important field. Learning to swim is one of the most important and valuable life lessons. In part, the...

Unlimited Ride Tickets available for Lithgow Halloween 2022

Unlimited Ride Tickets available for Lithgow Halloween 2022

Lithgow Council is pleased to announce the availability of $5 tickets for unlimited rides at Lithgow Halloween 2022. Children and ‘Big Kid’s at Heart’ will love the $5 tickets per person for unlimited rides which provide great value for money. Even better, there are...

Temporary Closure of Old Bathurst Road, South Bowenfels

Temporary Closure of Old Bathurst Road, South Bowenfels

Council advises residents of the temporary closure of the Old Bathurst Road Bowenfels at the Magpie Hollow Road access entry, commencing immediately. The temporary road closure will be in place to allow for urgent repairs due to a landslip after the rain event which...

Technology one-on-one

Technology one-on-one

Are you struggling to use your mobile phone? Need to know how to access Facebook, take a photo, send a text message, or type a letter? Do you just need someone to help you understand a technical problem or fill in an online form? Lithgow Library has the solution for...

Back to School Reminder for Motorists

Back to School Reminder for Motorists

The commencement of the fourth school term provides an opportunity to remind drivers to slow down and take care around school zones. With Term 4 of the school year now underway, designated school zones are back in operation. Parking restrictions apply in school zones...

Temporary Closure of Old Bathurst Road, South Bowenfels

Temporary Closure of Red Springs Road

Council wishes to advise residents of the temporary closure of the Red Springs Road Cullen Bullen, between the Castlereagh Highway and the Portland Cullen Bullen Road. The temporary road closure will be in place to allow for urgent repairs of the road surface after...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Main Street, Russell Street, Railway Avenue, Corlette Street, Rowsell Street, and Purchas Street Portland may be affected due to a water mains break. Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the reticulation...

Lithgow Library Garden Group

Lithgow Library Garden Group

Do you love gardening and want to connect with likeminded people? Then why not come along to Lithgow Library’s new gardening social group? Every Monday Lithgow City Council’s very own Horticulturist – Chantelle Cambridge, will be hosting a morning tea for all local...

Life, the Universe, and Stories: a new social group for Lithgow Library

Life, the Universe, and Stories: a new social group for Lithgow Library

Life the Universe and Stories (LTUAS) is a new kind of social group that uses great stories as a starting point to have meaningful discussions about life, the universe and everything. You can join your local LTUAS group at Lithgow Library on Thursday afternoons from...

Readiness Rally Launches Emergency Document Wallet

Readiness Rally Launches Emergency Document Wallet

Having an emergency kit is crucial to Get Ready for natural disasters. Beyond food and water, an emergency preparedness kit should include essential items like batteries, a flashlight, medication, an identification card, or any important documents in case you may need...

Have Your Say on the Draft Waste Management & Recovery Strategy

Have Your Say on the Draft Waste Management & Recovery Strategy

Residents of the Lithgow LGA are invited to get involved and have their say on the draft Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy 2022-2026.  The draft Strategy is on exhibition for community comment from Monday, 10 October 2022 to Friday, 11 November...

Temporary Closure of Sporting fields in LGA

Temporary Closure of Sporting fields in LGA

Council provides the following update to residents and the sporting community that ALL sports fields within the LGA have been closed temporarily due to the ongoing inclement weather conditions. The decision to close these fields has been made to protect the condition...

Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time to return to Lithgow Library

Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time to return to Lithgow Library

Baby Bounce & Rhyme Time is a great, fun interactive program designed for children from 0-3yrs. Designed to promote early literacy Baby Bounce will run every Monday morning at 11 am at Lithgow Library commencing on Monday 10 October 2022. In this friendly and...

Have Your Say about Your Local Library

Have Your Say about Your Local Library

During 2021 Lithgow City Council asked Library users and the community for ideas on how to improve and adapt Library services throughout the LGA. Unfortunately, due to COVID shutdowns many of the responses were skewed to those restrictions. The community is invited to...

Book Fair at the Lithgow Library!

Book Fair at the Lithgow Library!

Find a treasure at the Lithgow Library Book Fair, starting 9am Monday 10th October 2022 until Saturday 22nd October 2022. The library will be selling all sorts of ex-library and donated materials at ridiculously cheap prices. There will be a large variety of...

Browns Gap Road Closure

Browns Gap Road Closure

Browns Gap Road remains closed while Lithgow Council continues its studies into subsidence of the ground in the locality. This has contributed to road pavement defects. Earlier this year, the Council’s engineers discovered what was assumed to be significant mine...

Magpie Swooping Season

Magpie Swooping Season

Spring has sprung, and the magpie breeding season is in full swing across the Lithgow LGA. General Manager Craig Butler said that “for most of the year magpies are not aggressive, but for 4 to 6 weeks during nesting season they will often defend their territory...

National Police Remembrance Day

National Police Remembrance Day

Today is National Police Remembrance Day. Each year, the 29 September holds a special significance for Police throughout Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa and the Solomon Islands. It is a day to remember & honour our fallen officers whose lives were...

October Long Weekend Waste Collection

October Long Weekend Waste Collection

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