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Rich Evans, Editor

Rich Evans, Editor

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LOCKDOWN LIFTED IN PARTS OF REGIONAL NSW

Parts of regional NSW currently deemed low risk and which have seen zero COVID cases for at least 14 days will emerge from lockdown at 12:01am Saturday 11 September, but will continue to operate under restrictions to ensure the safety of regional communities. This does not include Lithgow or Bathurst at this stage. Local Government ... Read more
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CIVIC BALLROOM NAMED AS VENUE FOR LITHGOW VACCINATION HUB

Member for Bathurst Paul Toole is urging Lithgow residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19 following the announcement today that the Civic Ballroom at Tony Luchetti Sportsground will be the venue for the city’s walk up vaccination hub. Mr Toole has been working behind the scenes with the relevant authorities for several weeks now make the ... Read more
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COVID-19 ECONOMIC SUPPORT MEASURES EXTENDED

The NSW Government today announced an additional $3.9 billion in funding, including $1.5 billion from the Commonwealth, as part of its COVID-19 economic support package providing ongoing assistance to businesses and individuals affected by current lockdown restrictions across the State. This additional funding will extend the successful JobSaver program and Micro-business Grant and continue rent ... Read more
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‘Lover, Come Home’

Creating connections and food memories  Owner of Lithgow’s Secret Creek Cafe and Vegan Weddings and Events, Tenille Evans, has used her lockdown time in 2020 and now in 2021, to create a cookbook she hopes will inspire people to come together and create food memories when the world hopefully goes back to normal soon. The ... Read more
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COVID19 Update – Tuesday

NSW recorded 753 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. Of these locally acquired cases, 134 are linked to a known case or cluster – 108 are household contacts and 26 are close contacts – and the source of infection for 619 cases is under investigation. Seventy-three cases ... Read more