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Blue Mountains Life

Blue Mountains Life August - September 2019

Blue Mountains Life magazine is the premier publication with its intoxicating blend of stories on this magnificent rural region that includes Bathurst, Orange, Hawkesbury and the of course the Blue Mountains. Features include people, homes, gardens, interior/exterior decorating, food, wine, fashion, health, travel and motoring. A bold and glossy, large-format magazine that delivers the who, what, when, where, why and how of one of Australia’s most affluent regions. Stunning photography and quality journalism all in one publication.

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customised solutions for your home

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PUBLISHER Andrew Papadatos andrew@bluemountainslife.com.au Mob: 0413 051 652 EDITOR IN CHIEF Vanessa Mace vanessa@bluemountainslife.com.au EDITORIAL CONSULTANTS Di Redmond, Julie Walker editorial@bluemountainslife.com.au GRAPHIC DESIGNER Luba Bosch production@bluemountainslife.com.au CONTRIBUTORS Ronald Bowden, John Rowe, Jennifer Johnston, Terry McCallum, Gregory Powell ADVERTISING Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury, Bathurst, Lithgow, Orange Katrina Chown katrina@bluemountainslife.com.au Ph: 4757 2185 Mob: 0400 767 284…

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Finding workers for many businesses in regional NSW can be difficult. So it was good to see two local councils try to boost their status to those living in Sydney of the benefits of moving west. Bathurst Council held a Jobs Expo in which more than 60 exhibitors, employers and education/training providers were available to meet first hand. The popular event is for people who are seeking a career change, looking for a job or wishing to learn new skills. It will enable them to explore their options, ask for guidance and gain inspiration. It’s vital that councils continue this work if they are to support their local businesses. Orange Council revealed that it hosted 15 sporting championships during the last twelve months, at a cost of about $83,500. They estimated that the flow-on impact to…

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BLUE MOUNTAINS LOCAL ECONOMY Local businesses which have been struggling in the mountains can now have their views listen too. Council is hearing the views of Blue Mountains businesses at a quarterly Mayoral Reference Group meeting. Many local businesses have been struggling in what they believe is due to be obstacles placed by local Council. Now the Council is trying to make amend by holding a meeting in a bid to be seen to as proactive. So far the topics such as a Council’s business survey and free training for businesses has been covered. The next local meeting is scheduled for 12 September. STATE FUNDING LIFT Blue Mountains Libraries will benefit from a boost in funding, thanks to a State Government pledge to public libraries across the state. A record $36.5 million in funding has been allocated to NSW…

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in the garden

VARIETY & RANGE TO SUIT YOUR GARDEN Thomson's Garden Centre has a rich history of selling Garden nursery supplies to the Central West for over 30 years. In this time the business has grown into a leader in it’s field supplying unbeatable prices on a massive product range with everything you can imagine. The massive range of Pots is imported from Australia’s largest importer Pots Wholesale Direct supplying you the lowest prices in Australia with the best range. Thomson's Garden Centre is located at 213-215 McLachlan Street, Orange NSW Tel: (02) 6362 3191 STARTER KITS Mr Fothergill’s is excited to announce the release of their new Bonsai All-In-One Starter Kits. Inspired by the idea that growing from seed gives people complete control of their Bonsai from day one. Each starter kit contains four biodegradable…

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spring spectacular

no matter what time of year Bathurst is an ideal destination, but there is something extra special in Spring when the city is full of colour with flowers in bloom in parks and gardens and the days are warming up again and busy with events. Take a walk through historic Kings Parade where the imposing War Memorial Carillon is flanked on either side by the Boer War Memorial and the Evans Memorial, and beds of brightly coloured flowers line the pathways. It’s a beautiful place to sit and take in the scenery or picnic on the lawns. Behind the magnificent Courthouse, experience the tranquillity of Machattie Park where you can relax and watch the world go by, meander through the fernery or enjoy a picnic on the grass. Download the free…