Category Archives: Blue Mountains News

LOVE LOCAL ~ Blackheath, Megalong Valley and Shipley Plateau

By | February 12, 2020

Blackheath is a gateway to Megalong Valley and Shipley Plateau, where you can take in breathtaking views of the Blue Mountains escarpment and explore these farming communities renowned for their food and wine.   Blackheath is known as a vibrant and lively community, proud of its local history and with strong links to its natural… Read More »

Holiday Here This Year

By | January 23, 2020

AUSTRALIANS are being encouraged to throw their support behind Australia’s tourism industry in the wake of the devastating bushfires by holidaying in their own backyard. Tourism Australia’s Holiday Here This Year campaign launched today taps into the overwhelming goodwill and support for local communities impacted by the recent bushfires, by urging Australians to plan, book… Read More »

Waste Not, want not this Christmas

By | December 12, 2019

Christmas does not mean that more household waste must be created. You can indulge and give generously, while still being mindful of the impact your celebrations have on our environment. Council offers weekly general waste collection, along with alternating fortnightly green waste and recycling services, to help you manage your household waste. Council also offers… Read More »

Council thanks Bush Fire volunteers

By | December 12, 2019

Blue Mountains City Council is providing Free Family Swim Passes to volunteers who are currently assisting with bush fire operations in the Blue Mountains. Blue Mountains Mayor Mark Greenhill said the small gesture was Council’s way of thanking the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) and State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers who had already done so… Read More »