More than 200 people, including RFS Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons, attended a moving ceremony last Friday morning at Springwood's Buckland Park to mark the one-year anniversary of the Blue Mountains bushfires.
The Matador One Day Cup is providing two Blue Mountains stars with platforms to achieve greater things this summer. Mt Riverview native Pat Cummins has got off to a flying start in his first games for the NSW Blues since October 2011.
Electricity companies will be able to enter private property to remove fire hazards and bill the homeowners, under legal changes designed to prevent a repeat of the destructive Blue Mountains bushfires.
A Winmalee construction business that lost its office, garage, shed and company cars during last year's bushfires was the big winner at the 2014 Blue Mountains Business Awards held at the Fairmont Resort on Friday night.