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Mittagong Pool to remain closed for 2021/22 swim season

Mittagong Swimming Pool will remain closed for the upcoming summer swim season following a decision from Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May. Mr May said the season closure would enable Council staff to undertake consultation to gauge community sentiment and ascertain the future of the pool. “There’s no point continually throwing money at the pool…

Council celebrates Local Government Week

Wingecarribee Shire Council is celebrating Local Government Week by showcasing the diverse range of services provided by councils across the State. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said all councils played an integral part in everyday life. “Local Government has the most direct and immediate contact with residents,” she said. “Whether picking up and…

COVID-19 restrictions affect library services

Mittagong Public Library will temporary close its doors from Wednesday 30 June 2021 as a precaution to slow the potential spread of the COIVID-19 virus however Bowral Public Library will remain open. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford explained the decision. “The latest restrictions have affected our library staffing levels and limited the number of…

Bushfire survey open to public

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting Shire residents to take part in an online survey about Council’s response to the 2019/20 Black summer bushfires. The survey is one of the key components of an independent review Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has requested be undertaken in response to the disaster. “I’ve previously stated that I would…