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Roadmap to Freedom Unveiled for the Fully Vaccinated

Crowds lined up for the Bathurst Vaccine Clinic. Photo by Ben Fry Stay-at-home orders for adults who have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be lifted from the Monday after NSW passes the 70 per cent double vaccination target, under the roadmap to freedom released today. The roadmap is subject to further fine-tuning ... Read more
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Lithgow ADF vaccination clinic a roaring success

Residents of the Greater Lithgow region rushed to get their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the ADF pop-up vaccination clinic in Lithgow.  An ADF Vaccination Outreach Team began administering COVID-19 vaccines on Sunday, 12 September, with 513 people receiving the vaccine on the first day of the clinic.  The following day, 552 people ... Read more
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Lithgow Halloween Smartphone Film Competition

Lithgow Tourism and Events team is partnering with SF3 for the third year to hold the Smartphone film competition. SF3 are the organizers of the SmartFone Flick Fest, Australia’s international smartphone film festival and Lithgow Tourism and Events is delighted to be partnering with SF3 again to create the Lithgow Halloween Smartphone Film Competition in ... Read more
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Blue Trees Branching out for Better Mental Health

From Broken Hill to Inverell, Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) staff across the state have been whittling, welding and painting blue trees in the name of mental health awareness.  Minister for Counter Terrorism and Corrections Anthony Roberts said 50 blue trees have been unveiled at CSNSW workplaces as part of the Blue Tree Project.  CSNSW met ... Read more
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End of an Era at Portland Branch Library

Sue Millmore who has been at the helm of Portland Branch Library since 1992, will say good bye this week to commence her well-earned retirement. Sue started her library career with the RED scheme in the early 1970’s, and from there she worked across all Lithgow Library branches including Kandos during the 1980’s, until she ... Read more
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Changes to Council Services for Bathurst

Mayor of Bathurst Cr Ian North has urged the community to do their bit in stopping the spread of COVID and abiding by the current Stay at Home orders that came into effect at 5pm last night. “Council has made significant changes to its operations to help protect our workforce and the broader community, while ... Read more