Archive: May 2011

Call for even more bicycles and wheelchairs

May 30, 2011Posted in: Community
 

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Ken Halstead today paid tribute to the Shire’s residents for their generous donations of bicycles towards the Bikes for Humanity charity project. “Last week a pantec truck carrying one hundred refurbished pushbikes and wheelchairs was transported to Sydney enroute to Namibia to assist the less fortunate. “This comes less than four...

Antiques, old wares and curios to go under the hammer at Reviva auction

May 25, 2011Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s annual May Day Auction will be held this Saturday 28 May at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre. Council’s Reviva Centre Team Leader Vicki Schaefer said the auction was a great opportunity to snare some pre-loved treasures. “We regularly have visitors attend the event from as far as Goulburn, the Illawarra and even Sydney...

New oaks for Old Hume Highway

May 25, 2011Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to begin work on a roadside vegetation program at the northern entrance to the Shire. The mini make-over will take place along a 400-metre stretch of the Old Hume Highway at Braemar adjacent to the Prince Albert Inn. The focus of the works will include the planting of 34 advanced...

Moss Vale Aquatic centre concept plan underway

May 25, 2011Posted in: Development
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Progress on the Shire’s first indoor aquatic facility has moved a step closer with the announcement that the Indoor Aquatic Strategy Working Group will release a concept plan on the Moss Vale pool proposal within coming months. The Working Group comprising of councillors, community members and staff from Wingecarribee Shire Council staff was formed in...