Congratulations to local volunteers who were recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours Lists.
In the National Awards Margaret Combs was recognised and awarded an Order of Australia Medal for her services to local history as well as to Emergency Services and local sporting organisations.
Locally, David Peters received a Volunteer of the Year award recognising his active membership of eleven community service enterprises. Furthermore it was observed that his involvement in the Agricultural Shows movement at a regional and State level represents a discreet and enduring promotion of Lithgow as an important regional centre.
At the same awards ceremony, local transport services provider Lithgow Community Transport, chaired by local resident Barry Funnell, received a Service to the Community Award for the outstanding service they provide to Lithgow residents needing transport assistance.