NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is warning residents and businesses in the Blue Mountains, Richmond and Silverdale area that travelling conmen have been seen offering to do cheap bitumen work without a licence.
These days there's almost no species of fish that fly fishermen won't take a shot at catching. Not that there was any catching going on at Wentworth Falls Lake last week when a major fly casting instructor testing event was underway.
It was the weekend we looked up. Hundreds flocked to Glenbrook Lagoon and other vantage points to watch seven water bombing helicopters fill up their containers and travel in loops, often just minutes apart, to and from the fire front.