Throwback ThursdayJanuary, February, March 1981

16/12/2018 // by admin

Throwback Thursday | January, February, March 1981 Michael Hickey of Lithgow displays his skateboard form

Squash Presentation night: Ethel May, Margaret McGuinness and Andy Heatley

Squash Presentation night: Lil and Ray Dwight

Squash Presentation night: Ian and Karen Komma

Veteran boxing mentor Ken Bolt holds the bag while Lithgow’s latest boxing champion, Brett Young, works out in preparation for the Oceania Games in Taiwan next month

Shane Fitzgerald and his sister Jodie enjoy their holidays on the City Council’s playground equipment in Endeavour Park

Two young ambassadors for Australia and for Lithgow flew out at the weekend to spend the next year overseas as Rotary Exchange students. Pictured being farewelled by president of Lithgow Rotary of Mr Ray Owers are Judith Blacker and Catherine Allan

Caroline Jordan and Lisa Hayden prepare their Batik works under the watchful eye of tutor Liz Wadsworth at the City Council Vacation Activity Centre

Sharon Dick and Sue Lockhart shop for back-to-school summer uniforms

Dennis and Jennifer Harvey, proprietors of the Bowenfels Newsagency

South African exchange student Debbie Cotterrell (centre) is pictured with host mother Mrs Cornock and her daughter, also named Debbie

Veronica Morris and Delilah Durno

Mark Wiggins and Jason Stone

Mandy Richards gives younger sister Lesley a helping hand

Mrs Irene Johnson, Maude Paine and Mrs Noela Cowen at a luncheon for Miss Australia Leanne Dick (second from left)

Janice Martin with Lithgow Council’s latest art acquisition, ‘Portland Landscape’

Dianna Burns, Wendy Laird and Tracey Lee Gaynor dance to ‘Me and My Top hat’

Colin Martin, John Campbell, Mick Putan and Ken McPhail lend a hand setting up for the show

Wayne Lovett, Stephen Weekes and Stephen Lingard roll up the turf on the top bowling green at the Lithgow Workmen’s Club

Judith Bennett, Christine Boardman and Elise Fleming fill out enrolment forms under the watchful eye of their teacher, Jenny Wilkinson

Jody Brown, Michael Brown, Narelle Boyd and Rosemary Kirkwood

Hayley Rushworth, Michelle Lawrence and Katrina Lawrence

Doug Denholm, Gwen Denholm, Miss Lithgow Show Sharon Dykes, and Mrs Baret

Lithgow Show 1981

Lithgow Show 1981

Lithgow Show 1981

Lithgow Show 1981

Teachers Dianne McIlhatton and Debbie Gunn with Glenda Holloway, Sharon Theobold, Sharon Williams and Kerry Deacon

Kevin Vought, Darren Kind and David Phillips, three young men from the district who have begun training at the Prospect County Council’s Apprentice Training School at Bowenfels

Leanne Walpole and Louise Evans go through their paces in the nine years sword dance event at the eighth Gathering of the Towns Highland Games

President of the Rydal Show Society, Eric Morten, with the Rydal Showgirl Fiona Evans

Merv Curran, Les Pender, Bob Ray and Brian Warren with Mayor Gerard Marting and Mrs Rogers in the foreground.

Rydal Showgirl contenders Kathy Lowe, Wendy Laird, Leanne Miller, Fiona Evans, Sarah Willis and Dominica Tracey

Council apprentices Eugene Bray and Paul Guihot

Martial Arts competition heads to Lithgow

Roller Skaters show off their skills

Lithgow High School swimming carnival

Lithgow High School swimming carnival

Lithgow High School swimming carnival

Lithgow High School swimming carnival

Lithgow Rugby Union Club member broke new ground on a whirlwind tour of New Zealand. Back row Phil Wilson, Bruce Johnstone, Peter Harland, Brett White,Darrell Lester, Greg Vautin, Chris Johnston.Front row John Healey, Barrey Cowden, Phil Johnstone, David True and Allan DaviesMiddle Steve Barrow, Keving McMonigle, Ray James, Allan O’Donnell, James Knowles, Andrew Connolly,and George Johnston

La Salle swimming champs- Back row principal Bro Maurice, Colleen Thurtell, Biing Lin Yin, Darren Milliss, Elizabeth Parlevliet, Kaylene Kurtz and Chris Shawcross. Front Hsiang Yin, Stephen Price, Janelle Warren and Glen Preston

Concentration was key for this Lithgow Primary School student

Matt Warburton and Lynette Holdsworth scrub the grime of years underground from this old Bowenfels railway sign

Open air concert proved popular

Mrs Stella Rossi, Irene Johnson and Kit Coates are presented with badges of recognition for their years of dedicated service to the Red Cross by Mrs J Lewis, Director of Red Cross Branches

Wheelbarrow Derby: Christine Wren and Allison Simpson snatch victory from Craig Perry and Stephen Wren

Wheelbarrow Derby participants

Robyn Davis, pictured with daughter Kirsten, will fly out as official Australian referee at the women’s World Cup hockey series in Buenos Aires

Margaret Caddis is ready or the Mountain Valley Rodeo

Tanya Vliegenthart and sister Julie, Clinton Lloyd and Michael Lechowicz took out the senior and junior championships at the Lithgow Primary School Swimming Carnival

Lithgow High’s prefects John Ray, Shane Bishop, James Miskiewicz, Robert Lane, Graeme Fitzgerald, Colin Johnson and Mun Yin Wong. Kaye Harvison, Frances Cane, April Gunning-Davis, Dorothy Porebski, Vicki Terry and Cathie Toohey with principal Ron Crittenden and newly appointed District Inspector of Schools Colin Drewe

Donna Case, Sandra Glendinning, Carol Kirkwood, Julie Simmons, Sandra Dick, Leanna McGuinness and Linda Reilly with sponsor Charles Dalgleish and coach Darryl Wright

Bridal fair: Joanne Lothian and Jim Sheehan

Bridal Fair: Vickie Partridge

Bridal Fair: Margot Warren, inset Heather Dewar

the State Office Block

Narelle and Steven Lewis

Little sister Nicole Maulsbury wants to play, but her wet weather gear is a little more restrictive than the usual gear as modelled by sister Natalie

Lithgow Highway patrol police Snr Const Grant Bagwell and Snr Const John Stewart

Lithgow’s Kaye Drury was named Miss Meadow Flat Gymkhana. She is pictured being presented with her sash by one of the judges, Mrs Bruce

Woolworths staff are pictured waiting across the street outside the CBC Bank for the bomb scare to pass after being evacuated from the store following a hoax bomb call

Mrs Debra Frank gave birth to her first child, a daughter, at 9.36am on New Year’s Day. She is pictured receiving a gift from Sister Jennie Harris

From left Catherine Day, Sharon Barker, Cathy Coates, Stephen Coates, Juanita Day and Paul Quinn take a break after a hard day’s work on the skate

About to set sail with 13-month-old Dennis Thorpe are Tracey Rushworth, Kelly Ann Thorpe and Warren Thorpe

Marlene Champion, Robyn Hogan, Cathy O’Connell, Therese Goggin and Frances Bresac soak up the sun

The roller skating craze continues to be popular with local youngsters

Judith White and Jack Le Fevre are pictured receiving Life Membership badges for the Lithgow and District Sub-normal Children’s Welfare Association from group president Tim Le Fevre

Linda Clarke wasn’t letting her Teddy out of her sight on a shopping trip in Lithgow’s Main Street

The new flood disposal drain in Endeavour Park has proven a magnet for the younger generation, including bike riders Steven Durie and Shaun Ruhan

Best friends Julia Burns and Sharon Larkin shared the top honours in passes gained by Lithgow High School Students in the 1980 Higher School Certificate examination

Brothers Andrew and Matthew Cambridge study a model of the Mt Piper Power Station in the Lithgow Council chambers

Squash presentation night: Warren and Anne Bright

Squash presentation night: Sylvia and John Palmer

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