Monthly Archives: January 2015

Staying cool in the pool over summer

More than 15,000 swimmers flocked to our pools between Christmas and New Year, with the hot weather making the council-owned facilities a cool drawcard. And it’s no surprise children were the among the keenest visitors, beating the heat during their school holidays. The waterslide at Springwood Aquatic and Fitness Centre (operating from 10am-2pm weekdays and… Read More »

Bobby Fox charms Katoomba RSL audience

As the lead in smash musical Jersey Boys (handpicked for his role by Frankie Valli, no less) Bobby Fox is no stranger to the world stage; but he proved he has as much respect for small stages and, indeed, small crowds, when he performed his Fantastic Mr Fox show at Katoomba RSL last Saturday. “Though… Read More »

Blue Mountains Botanic Garden – Mount Tomah

The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah is the spectacular cool climate garden of the Royal Botanic Garden and Domain Trust. Located in the Blue Mountains, just 90 minutes from Sydney, the garden features thousands of plants from the southern hemisphere and around the world. At 1,000 metres above sea level, the garden at Mount… Read More »