Archive: May 2013

Residents invited to have their say about Leighton Gardens

May 30, 2013Posted in: Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting all interested residents to attend an on-site meeting at Leighton Gardens next Thursday, 6 June to discuss the planned upgrade of the park. As part of the Sesquicentenary – or 150th birthday – celebrations of Moss Vale, Council is proposing to revitalise the gardens, including new garden beds, replaced trees...

Jobs and Careers Expo coming to Mittagong

May 30, 2013Posted in: Events
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The 2013 Southern Highlands Jobs and Careers Expo is set to take place next Tuesday 4 June at the Mittagong RSL. The expo will showcase the region’s career and employment options to prospective job seekers and high school students. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Juliet Arkwright said the expo would promote the opportunities in our region,...

Council welcomes new Economic Development Manager

May 30, 2013Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Deputy General Manager, Corporate and Strategy, Ann Prendergast today announced that Bill Birch will take up the vacant position of Manager Economic Development within the Corporate and Strategy Division. “We look forward to working with Bill, who brings a wealth of experience to the role,” Ms Prendergast said. Mr Birch is the...

Fresh food on the menu for World Environment Day

May 27, 2013Posted in: Environment, Events
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With World Environment Day just around the corner, Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging the community to think differently about the food they eat and how they can reduce their foodprint. World Environment Day is a UN-recognised event held on June 5 each year around the world and the theme for this year is ‘Think. Eat....

Council calls for a Fatality Free Friday

May 27, 2013Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire’s motorists are being urged to reflect on their driving habits this Friday 31 May as part of the national road safety campaign Fatality Free Friday. The idea behind Fatality Free Friday is simple: zero deaths on Australian roads for just one day. According to the Australian Road Safety Foundation, just one Fatality Free Friday around the...