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Mayor: Minister has “no grounds” to remove Council

Blue Mountains Mayor Mark Greenhill says the State Government has "no basis" to suspend the Council. Last week Local Government Minister Gabrielle Upton moved to...

Blue Mountains Council facing suspension

Local Government Minister Gabrielle Upton has moved to suspend Blue Mountains City Council following serious questions being raised about its apparently independent investigation into...

Hydro house found in Springwood

A man will face court today after police allegedly seized over 150 cannabis plants at a hydroponic house in the Blue Mountains yesterday. About 7.30am...

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...

Same car stopped three times on same day

Officers from the Blue Mountains Highway Patrol stopped the same car three times in one day, with two separate disqualified drivers, while a child...

Locals honoured on Australia Day

Blue Mountains City Council recognised three local citizens for their outstanding contribution to the community and welcomed 24 residents as Australian citizens at the...

Train chaos to start Thursday

Hope that Sydney's looming 24-hour train strike would be called off is fading, with Transport Minister Andrew Constance this afternoon confirming that no deal...