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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Local News

Faulconbridge local tackles solo sail

At 27-years-old, one local doctor is getting ready to sail across the Pacific Ocean this month, all in the name of charity. For weeks on...

Support strong for new micro music festival

More than 300 performers have expressed an interest in participating in Katoomba Live and Local – a free multi-venue micro music festival. Eighty-five applications were...

Big plans for future of Blaxland

Blue Mountains City Council has drafted a masterplan that sets out a vision to revitalise and renew Blaxland Town Centre to encourage people to...

Kids reach for the stars with new language program

Local kids can connect with a culture over 9,000km away through a playgroup that is delivered almost entirely in Chinese. Mandarin Stars, a language program...

Local Sport

Emus could be in fight for survival

Penrith Emus President Jim Hook has hit back at reports the local rugby club is battling for its immediate survival. Last weekend it was reported...

Local trio to wear green and gold

Three softballers from Penrith City Softball Association will swap out their club colours for the famous green and gold after they were each selected...

Going Out

Damien Leith’s new direction

He’s no stranger to stages here out west, having played numerous sold out shows over the years, but for Damien Leith, the Blue Mountains...

Dancing up a storm for Penrith Community Kitchen

There’ll be costumes and hairspray and lots of excitement when six western Sydney dance schools come together later this month. But unlike most dance events...

Luddenham Show back this weekend

Roll up ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of the year again as the 114th Luddenham Show will be taking place this weekend –...

Theatre legend returns to the stage

With a career that spans more than four decades, Geraldine Turner has earned a place in Australian theatre as one of this country’s most...