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LITHGOW PUMP TRACK DESIGN

LITHGOW PUMP TRACK DESIGN

Council is calling for comment and suggestions from bike riders on the concept design for the bike pump track to be constructed at Endeavour Park. Common Ground Trails, one of Australia’s foremost pump track designers, has been engaged to design and construct the...

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HOTEL/MOTEL ENERGY UPLIFT PROGRAM

HOTEL/MOTEL ENERGY UPLIFT PROGRAM

This is an Australian Government Program worth $10.2 million providing grants to support small and medium hotels with to reduce their energy use, improve energy productivity and deliver carbon abatement. Types of projects that may be funded include: 1. Electricity...

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NEW DESTINATION VISITOR GUIDE

NEW DESTINATION VISITOR GUIDE

This month will see the launch of a brand new Visitor Guide for the Lithgow Destination. This magazine is one of the key marketing elements we use to profile our location and the many and spectacular assets and local tourism businesses we have on on offer. We have...

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$3M TOURISM FUNDING – ATTRACTIONS & INFRASTRUCTURE

$3M TOURISM FUNDING – ATTRACTIONS & INFRASTRUCTURE

The NSW Government has a $3 million funding program to support the development of new attractions and visitor infrastructure and to refresh existing tourism products. The Tourism Product Development Fund comprises two streams: Refresh and Renew Fund: offering $10,000...

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DESTINATION SIGNPOSTING ADVENTURE TRAIL

DESTINATION SIGNPOSTING ADVENTURE TRAIL

Earlier this month saw the placement of 23 Lithgow Adventure Trail signposts across our amazing destination. The signs are placed right across across our geographic boundary and each have a QR code that directs visitors to the Lithgow Tourism Website to gather more...

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ALL NEW – LITHGOW TOURISM WEBSITE

ALL NEW – LITHGOW TOURISM WEBSITE

One of our location's key marketing platforms is the Lithgow Tourism Website. The website profiles our amazing destination and promotes our local tourism member businesses. On a good week when we are running digital and social media marketing campaigns into the NSW...

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NBN ENTERPRISE ETHERNET

NBN ENTERPRISE ETHERNET

NBN is making business-grade fibre more accessible in regional locations via the Enterprise Ethernet build initiative. Their goal is to improving the availability of fibre builds and flatten traditional pricing structures that typically favour capital city centres....

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SOCIAL MEDIA FOR YOUR BUSINESS

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Social media offers communication channels where you can interact with your customers and share information in real-time. The channels can help you reach your present and potential customers, create online communities and sell and promote your products and services....

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DINE AND DISCOVER NSW

DINE AND DISCOVER NSW

The NSW Government is launching Dine & Discover NSW to encourage the community to get out and about, supporting dining, arts and tourism businesses in an effort to stimulate spending in the economy. Every NSW resident aged 18 and over will be eligible for four $25...

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MAIN STREET FACADES RESTORATION PROGRAM

MAIN STREET FACADES RESTORATION PROGRAM

The Main Street Facade Restoration Program was developed to provide financial assistance to owners of properties within the Lithgow, Wallerawang and Portland CBDs to assist in the restoration of the external facade of premises that will enhance our town centre...

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TRAINING SERVICES NSW

TRAINING SERVICES NSW

Training Services NSW has 16 skills brokers in NSW to help upskill job seekers, new employees or displaced workers or those at risk of unemployment by linking all with fee-free training opportunities. The skills brokers are available to help employers: Work with the...

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The Lithgow Visitor Information Centre

The Lithgow Visitor Information Centre

The role of the our Visitor Information Centre (VIC) is to drive visitation within the Lithgow Destination, specifically to local businesses and attractions. The team at the VIC work to create a positive experience for visitors by providing high level of friendly and...

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THE LITHGOW ECONOMY – 1 CLICK AWAY

THE LITHGOW ECONOMY – 1 CLICK AWAY

At Council we have an online resource, called the Lithgow Economic Profile, which provides economic data on our location. The data-sets provide access to detailed demographic data for the 1991 to 2016 Census years, economic data and maps on industry sectors as well as...

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Lithgow Business Accelerator Program 2021

Lithgow Business Accelerator Program 2021

Applications are now open for the 3rd year of this great local business support program, scheduled for July 2021. The Program is totally funded by Council. Testimonials from the first 2 Programs (2019 & 2020) were excellent across the board. All it takes is to...

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XMAS SHOP AND CELEBRATE “LOCAL” THIS YEAR

XMAS SHOP AND CELEBRATE “LOCAL” THIS YEAR

Christmas is just around the corner and one of the most significant retail selling times of the year - and lots of customers and dollars through the tills are what our local businesses hope for. Here’s 3 reasons why we should focus on doing the majority of our...

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