Archive: Nov 2018

Mayor launches Christmas Giving Tree

November 26, 2018Posted in: Community
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Mayor Duncan Gair holding gift in front of 2018 Christmas Giving Tree

With Christmas fast approaching, Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched its annual Giving Tree at the Moss Vale Civic Centre. “We’re asking for residents to share in the spirit of Christmas and donate to the less fortunate,” said Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Duncan Gair. “For a lot of people Christmas can be an especially tough...

Council shines at National Climate Awards

November 21, 2018Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Lighting the Way – Southern Highlands Street Lighting Upgrade project was recently recognised as a finalist at the inaugural Cities Power Partnership Summit. Held in Kiama in October, the summit brought over 150 local government representatives from around the country together to hear of the actions councils across the country are taking...

Lightning strikes twice for award winning Mittagong Caravan Park

November 20, 2018Posted in: Events, Tourism
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Mittagong Caravan Park has been awarded Best Inland Caravan Park for a second successive year by the Caravan & Camping Industry Association of NSW (CCIA). The Council leased caravan park took home the top honours at the CCIA annual Awards of Excellence gala evening held at Sydney’s Luna Park in October. Lessee’s Brett and Sue...

Special Olympics Swim Meet at Moss Vale Aquatic Centre

November 16, 2018Posted in: Community, Events
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Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre

As part of their Disability and Inclusion program, the Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre has teamed up with the Special Olympics to host a free ‘Come and Try Swim Meet’ for athletes with a disability on Sunday 2 December. The Aquatic Centre’s Centre Manager Gareth Horner explained the concept of the event. “The Special...