Blue Mountains dance troupe the Wagana Aboriginal Dancers have been invited to bring four young dancers to perform at the 13th Dance and the Child International World Congress in Copenhagen in July 2015.
Work commenced on Monday night on a six-week, $2.1 million upgrade of Hawkesbury Road between White Cross Road, Winmalee and Shaws Creek Bridge - including the multiple hairpin corners known as "the bends".
Eighty per cent of Mountains residents have endorsed the highest levels of rate rises for the next four years, after responding to Blue Mountains City Council's invitation to choose a future direction for its work.
A new lookout just unveiled at the Campbell Rhododendron Gardens in Blackheath will give visitors, including those in wheelchairs, on walking frames or with other mobility problems, a birds-eye view of the beautiful setting.
Her first picture book remains one of the bestsellers at the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre in Katoomba. So it was hardly surprising that the centre's director Paul Brinkman was a natural choice to launch the second book penned and illustrated by Leura's Alison Jane Rice.
Clinical psychologist Rob Gordon, who has had firsthand experience working in disaster zones throughout Australia and overseas, will host a talk for bushfire-affected communities in Winmalee to mark the coming one-year anniversary of the disaster.
Experienced meditation instructor Trudie Ann Moore knows first hand that meditation techniques can not only improve physical well-being, but also mental health, particularly for people with early stage dementia or symptoms of memory loss.