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Ben’s baton honour

When rower Ben Felten went completely blind at age 37, he said he felt relief. 13 years on and the sportsman has accomplished some outstanding...

Club to rise from the ashes

When Katoomba RSL eventually re-opens the club is hopeful that ANZAC Day commemorations will resume as they did before the devastating fire earlier this...

Climbing for a cause

This weekend, the 301 Mountain Goats from Glenbrook Fire Station will race up 1504 stairs in a bid to raise money for Motor Neurone...

Locals join fight against coal

At this year’s Festival of Joy, Stop Adani Blue Mountains will join the national Stop Adani Big Day of Action movement to say no...

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 man threatened over ‘vote no’ stance

Cameron Phillips wants the local community to know that he doesn’t have a problem with homosexuals, he just wants democracy in his hometown. The 67-year-old,...

Gardens set to come alive

It’s the season of colour and what better way to celebrate than with the annual Leura Gardens Festival. 2017 marks the festival’s 53rd year and...