Pioneer Park situated at the top end of Main Street is a showcase for local arts such as Ludwina Roebuck's bird boxes and bright crochet creations.
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The park also acts as a display for the annual Lithgow Halloween festival and while it's a community asset - the area is in need of some TLC.
Member for Bathurst Paul Toole recently announced $120,000 in funding to help improve the road and walkway intersection at Pioneer Park.
The funding comes under the NSW Government's Streets as Shared Spaces program and the project is among 48 successful proposals across the state.
Mr Toole said the Lithgow project would deliver semi-permanent improvements to the Pioneer Park intersection of Main and Bridge Street.
"The aim is to implement the vision for Pioneer Square as mapped out in the Lithgow CBD Revitilisation Action Plan," he said.
The project includes kerb buildouts, narrowing the carriageway on both intersection roads in order to slow traffic and improve safety.
"These buildouts will also enable the widening of the pedestrian walkway across the Bridge Street bridge," Mr Toole said.
"Not only will these projects improve how we use our public spaces, they will create employment opportunities and make our streets more attractive and welcoming for people."
Planning and Public Spaces Minister Rob Stokes said there had been overwhelming interest in the program, with more than 145 applications from 99 councils.
"Whether it is new cycle lanes, pedestrian-only streets or wider footpaths, we're working with councils and communities to fund projects that can make life better for everyone - both now and into the future," Mr Stokes said.
"The successful projects demonstrate how innovative thinking can transform under-utilised space into accessible public spaces for our communities to enjoy."
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