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Asbestos scandal deepens

It’s been a big few weeks for Blue Mountains City Council after a number of explosive claims revealed Council may have ignored asbestos issues...

Cyclists push for safety improvements

Cycle enthusiasts from all over the Blue Mountains have started a campaign in the hope of improving safety on the Great Western Highway at...

Truckies get safety lesson

Through a new 12-month campaign, Blue Mountains Council is encouraging locals, including those who are truck drivers, to drive respectfully. The road safety initiative, which...

Australia says YES to marriage equality

After months of uncertainty, years of discussion and an at times vicious battle between the Yes and No camps, Australia has voted 61.6 per...

Mountains to stop and reflect on Remembrance Day this Saturday

When John Connell was 16-years-old he joined the Air Force so that he could get out of the small town of Mittagong and experience...

Valley Heights becomes a ghost town

For the first time, Halloween is coming to the Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum. The Dracular Spectacular, which takes place on Sunday, October 29,...

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...