What’s News at Bathurst Regional Council
MEDIA RELEASE 7 December 2018
A pop-up shop is now at the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, just in time for Christmas. The shop contains stock from Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, National Motor Racing Museum, Chifley Home, Bathurst Visitor Information Centre and Bathurst Regional Art Gallery. There’s something to suit everyone from the young to the young at heart.
Building Bathurst still available
Graham Lupp’s Building Bathurst, the definitive architectural history of the built heritage of Bathurst, is available for Christmas. The two-volume publication is a celebration of the lives of the architects, builders, carpenters, brick makers, ‘mechanics’ and artisans responsible for Bathurst’s reputation as a “red brick town” in its first century. The book is available at Council, Books Plus and online at grahamlupp.art
Reduce your environmental footprint and support your community by shopping sustainably and ethically at this year’s Garage Sale on Sunday, 9 December. Enjoy preloved homewares, fashion and furniture and rehome formerly loved books and children’s items. For more information visit www.bathurst.nsw.gov.au
NMRM Celebrating 50 Years of Holden
This year marks 50 years since Holden’s first outright victory in the October touring car classic at Mount Panorama. To mark this anniversary, the National Motor Racing Museum (NMRM) will feature a special exhibition of some classic race winning Holden race cars.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see the cars that forged the Holden legend at Mount Panorama. This exhibition will run until December. For more information visit www.nmrm.com.au or call 6332 1872.
Soar & Roar
Depart the National Motor Racing Museum by motorbike and travel to Sydney Motorsport Park on 9 December to enjoy car displays, food and wine and entertainment. For more information visit soarandroar.com.au
Event of the Year
Local organisations are encouraged to nominate for the Bathurst region Community Event of the Year Award and Bathurst Region Destination Event of the Year Award for events that were staged in 2018. For more information or to nominate visit www.bathurst.nsw.gov.au Nominations close 11 January 2019.
This initiative aims to keep money flowing through the local businesses during the drought. Purchase a $250 drought buster gift card and shop in one of 43 participating businesses for a chance to win weekly prizes, and a chance to win the big giveaway of $5000 worth of gift cards.
For more information and a list of participating stores visit www.whyleavetown.com/droughtbusterbathurst
Bathurst Skate Park Extension
Council has commissioned Convic Pty Ltd to design an extension to the Bathurst Skate Park that will cater to all skill levels including beginners. A draft concept design has been developed and Council is now seeking feedback on this design until 11 January 2019.
Centennial Park Landscape Plan
Council is seeking feedback on the Centennial Park concept landscape plan that has been developed after extensive community consultation. The landscape plan developed by dsb Landscape Architects reflects the community’s views to keep Centennial Park green, open and useful. Feedback on the concept plan will accepted until 11 January 2019.
Alec Lamberton Park Consultation
Council is seeking community feedback to inform the Alec Lamberton Park master plan. Following previous community consultation, Council has decided to retain Alec Lamberton Park as open space used for community recreational activities.
To provide your feedback visit yoursay.bathurst.nsw.gov.au
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