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Local News

Doctor pushes cannabis plan

Katoomba-based GP Dr Teresa Towpik is continuing her fight to be able to prescribe medical marijuana to local patients with chronic health conditions more...

Better phone reception on the way for Winmalee

Blue Mountains City Council has agreed to enter into a lease with Optus to co-locate their equipment on the existing Telstra Tower within Summerhayes Park,...

Council to trial water refill stations

Blue Mountains City Council will enter into a partnership with Sydney Water to install eight water bubbler and refill stations to make tap water...

Helen Walker OAM passes away

Helen Walker OAM, who was named Blue Mountains Citizen of the Year in January, has passed away. She was 66-years-old. A memorial service will be...

Local Sport

Summer lovin’ players keep soccer thriving

While most people would usually identify the summer months with cricket and tennis, there’s a popular winter sport that’s still kicking goals even as...

Thunder to strike Penrith

One of the biggest events on the local sporting calendar is returning this December when the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) hits Howell Oval. For...

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Going Out

Fall under Peter’s spell at the Band Club

There’s something highly amusing about watching a person pretend to be a chicken while under a hypnotic spell. And when it comes to the hilarious...

Opera comes to life at The Joan

After launching last year, local opera company Western Sydney Opera has gone from strength to strength. The talented performers will continue that success this Saturday...

Music For Life returns for 7th year

When Ann Willmington was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2008, she was told she had 18 months to live. She refused to listen. Almost a...

Songs that made her

As one of Australia’s most loved country stars there’s few women who know country music quite like Melinda Schneider. It was no surprise then when...


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