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ReNew Exhibition opens this weekend.

Earlier this year, Lithgow City Council invited artists and community members to submit artworks for a special exhibition documenting the 2019/20 Black Summer bushfires. The exhibition, titled ReNew, will be hosted at the Annexe building in Portland, opening this weekend. ReNew will present artworks by the local community that respond to the bushfires, capturing our ... Read more
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Lithgow on the World Stage

Over the last few months, Australia’s media has been dominated by the issues of COP26, net zero emissions and the need for economies to transition. But there has been little coverage of what that means within the most affected communities. For this reason, Lithgow Mayor Councillor Ray Thompson was pleased to recently put forward Lithgow’s ... Read more
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Chalk It Up for Mental Health

Locals came out in Portland on Saturday 30 October to use their artistic talents to leave a message for Mental Health in chalk at The Foundations. Artist in residence Harrie Fasher and organiser of the month long initiative, Sonia Cox from Rural Adversity Mental Health Program welcomed visitors to the site and handed out chalk ... Read more
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The Foundation Markets

After a Covid enforced hiatus, The Foundations at Portland are pleased to announce the return of the Twilight Market, just in time for Christmas. Saturday December 4 will see more market stalls than ever before at a giant Twilight Market that will occupy both indoor spaces as well as a new Eat Street line up ... Read more
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Field declared for Lithgow Council Election

The Lithgow Council election is now all framed up for December 4 after the ballot form positions were drawn last week. There are 6 teams running in the election, featuring 5 tickets being headed by current sitting Councillors and one ticket by a former Councillor. Lithgow has been through significant challenges in recent years and ... Read more
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Council Commended on Looking After Heritage

The Local Branch of the National Trust to day presented  Mayor Ray Thompson with an award recognizing Council’s good work in the preservation of the historic bridge over Kerosene creek in  Hartley Vale. Mayor Thompson and Jonathan Edgecombe Director of Infrastructure with members of  the local Branch of the National Trust and branch committee Chairman ... Read more