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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,...

Upcoming Road Asset Condition Assessment Inspections

Upcoming Road Asset Condition Assessment Inspections

Lithgow City Council is undertaking road asset condition assessments on all roads in the Lithgow Local Government Area. Works are expected to commence late in October, with the infield assessment of all roads expected to be finished by mid-December. The Council’s...

Nominations Now Open for the NSW Local Citizenship Awards

Nominations Now Open for the NSW Local Citizenship Awards

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 recognise the people and organisations who have helped make Lithgow the great place it...

Drought Resilience Action Planning

Drought Resilience Action Planning

Drought Resilience Action Planning You're Invited In response to the UPCOMING DROUGHT Lithgow City Council, Bathurst Regional Council, and Oberon Council have received funding from the Australian Government and the NSW Government under the Regional Drought Resilience...

Lithgow Halloween Fright Night

Lithgow Halloween Fright Night

Get your scary gear on for Lithgow Halloween 2023 with all the usual fun, but some great new twists! Bring the whole family and enjoy the fun of Lithgow Halloween on Main Street Lithgow from 4.00 to 9.00pm on Saturday 28 October. This year Halloween is very...

Visit the Resource Recovery Centre

Visit the Resource Recovery Centre

Lithgow has a new, purpose-built waste facility for residents to use. Located within the existing Lithgow Solid Waste Facility at 68 Geordie Street, Lithgow, the Resource Recovery Centre provides a sealed, all-weather area that makes it easy for residents to: Recycle...

Final Reminder Green Waste Collection

Green Waste Collection

Lithgow Council’s final Green Waste Collection of the year is scheduled for the 6 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. A...

Illegal Water Access and Water Theft within the Community

Illegal Water Access and Water Theft within the Community

Lithgow City Council manages and maintains the water services across the local government area. This includes the maintenance, operation, and the provision of water services to properties and Council water filling stations. Access for emergency situations such as...

Applications for Council Financial Assistance Open until 31 October

Applications for Council Financial Assistance Open until 31 October

Lithgow City Council is reminding the community that Round 2 financial assistance applications close on 31 October 2023. “I know that there are many community organisations around the Lithgow LGA that are doing great work to support their communities,” said the Mayor...

A Week in the Life of the Mayor

A Week in the Life of the Mayor

The life of being the Mayor of a city like Lithgow seems to require great balancing skills. This was demonstrated during the week just gone.  Mayor Maree Statham moved between running her own successful small business, managing a large working farm, tending to...

Official Opening of the Resource Recovery Centre

Official Opening of the Resource Recovery Centre

The new Resource Recovery Centre at the Lithgow Solid Waste Facility was officially opened on Friday, 22 September 2023.  Trish Doyle MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Environment, Heritage, Climate Change and Energy joined the Mayor, Maree Statham at the opening...

January to June 2023 Progress Report – Community Update

January to June 2023 Progress Report – Community Update

2022/23ACTIONS COMPLETED72%2022/23ACTIONS DEFERRED10% To 2023/242022/23ACTIONS NOT COMPLETED9% As at 30 June 2023Working capital short-term loan $3.5m High cash outflows2022/23$19m DISASTER RESPONSE PROGRAM DELIVEREDDespite continued wet weather and cashflow...

Grandparents Day Storytime at the Library

Grandparents Day Storytime at the Library

Lithgow City Council Library is excited to announce a special grandparents themed Storytime on Wednesday the 25 October in celebration of Grandparent’s Day. NSW Grandparents Day celebrates the diversity of grandparent relationships across age groups, cultural...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Ridge Street, Portland 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...

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.   

Lithgow City Council Mayor and Deputy Mayor Election

Lithgow City Council Mayor and Deputy Mayor Election

At the Lithgow Council meeting held last night, the elections for the Mayor and Deputy Mayor were held. The nine councillors voted in the election.  Councillor Maree Statham was elected as Mayor and Councillor Darryl Goodwin elected as Deputy Mayor. The positions...

Works Update – Footpath Program

Works Update – Footpath Program

Works Update - Footpath Program Implementing the Lithgow Active Transport Plan The council is commencing works to construct footpaths funded by the Get Active NSW grant.  Weather permitting works will be conducted 7am and 6pm on the following dates: 25 Sept - 6...

Applications for Council Financial Assistance Open 1 October

Applications for Council Financial Assistance Open 1 October

Lithgow City Council is calling for financial assistance applications from not-for-profit organisations to undertake local community projects and activities. “I have seen firsthand how Council’s Financial Assistance Program has made a real difference in our...

JM Robson Aquatic Centre Summer Season

JM Robson Aquatic Centre Summer Season

The Lithgow 50m outdoor pool will be opening on Monday 25 September 2023, to coincide with the September School holidays. As spring is now upon us and the summer season approaches, the facility will open earlier than usual. Both the 50m olympic pool and the hydro play...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Interruption to Service – Water Supply East Portland

Council advises that the water supply in the area of East Portland area may be affected due to a mains repair. Emergency repairs are occurring and residents in this area of Portland may experience a reduction in water pressure or no water. Council cannot advise a time...

Drought Resilience Action Planning

Central West Drought Resilience Plan

Jointly funded by the Australian Government and the NSW Government under the Future Drought Fund   Bathurst Regional Council, together with Lithgow City and Oberon Councils are excited to announce they have been successful in applying for up to $450,000 worth of...

Final Reminder Green Waste Collection

Final Reminder Green Waste Collection

Lithgow Council’s third Green Waste Collection of the year is scheduled for the 25th September 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...