Author Archives: Michelle Bell

Put secondhand first at this year’s Garage Sale Trail

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to put second hand first by shopping the Garage Sale Trail this weekend. Now in its tenth year, Garage Sale Trail is the nation’s biggest weekend of garage sales and one of Australia’s largest community events with over 400,000 people expected to participate across 16,000 garage sales nationally. New…

Moss Vale Aquatic Centre closed for deep cleaning

The Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre will close effectively immediately following advice that a person testing positive to COVID-19 visited the facility on Tuesday 3 November from 10am to 12 noon. The facility is owned by Wingecarribee Shire Council and managed by Blue Fit. The Aquatic Centre will be closed for deep cleaning and…

Civic Centre closed immediately for deep cleaning

Late yesterday Council received confirmation that an indoor employee from the Civic Centre had tested positive to COVID-19. Council is working with NSW Health to help identify any other possible staff or contractors who may have been exposed. As a precaution the Civic Centre will close today, Friday 6 November, as deep cleaning is undertaken….

Council launches youth music competition

Wingecarribee Shire Council is helping local artists take their career to the next level with the Create and Celebrate youth music competition. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams said the competition provides young people with an opportunity to gain experience and learn more about the music industry. “We’re seeking performers, bands, acoustic, solo and instrumental…

Arts Trail maps now available

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to pick up their free map and start planning for this year’s Southern Highlands Arts Trail. Council’s Cultural Development Officer Erin Adams said this year’s Art Trail presents a unique set of challenges but the personal safety of artists, residents and visitors remains a top priority. “We’ve developed a…