Archive: Feb 2012

Council amends Moss Vale Aquatic Centre design

February 29, 2012Posted in: Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has amended the plans of the proposed Moss Vale Indoor Aquatic Centre after consulting with the Shire’s swimming groups. Changes include increasing the maximum depth to 1.8 metres. Chairman of the Indoor Aquatic Working Group, Councillor Larry Whipper said the amendment to the plans would allow greater usage of the facility by...

Wine and wickets

February 23, 2012Posted in: Tourism
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In a major coup for the Southern Highlands, around 45 journalists and PR representatives will be invited to spend a weekend in the area, sampling our delicious produce and enjoying our hospitality. The mega media familiarisation for the Australian Society of Travel Writers is being held by The International Cricket Hall of Fame in conjunction...

General Manager announces Deputy GMs

February 23, 2012Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council General Manager Jason Gordon has today announced that Phillip Marshall and Ann Prendergast will take up the positions of the two newly created Deputy General Manager positions within Council. “Both myself and the councillors look forward to working with Phillip and Ann who bring with them a wealth of experience to the...

Council snares $70,000 in environmental grants

February 22, 2012Posted in: Environment
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The local environment is set to receive a helping hand thanks to a successful habitat protection and roadside restoration grant awarded to Wingecarribee Shire Council. Council was successful in receiving almost $50,000 in funding from theNSW Environment Trust which will go towards restoring ecologically significant roadside reserves in the eastern section of the Shire. The...