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Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

In recognition of International Day of People with Disability, Wingecarribee Shire Council will be launching an inclusive art exhibition on Friday 3 December 2021. The ‘Creating and Thriving’ exhibition showcases the artwork and skills of local artists with a lived experience of disability. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster, explained the purpose…

Christmas comes to the Highlands

Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up to ring in the festive season with an expanded program of Shire-wide merriments. Council’s General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble, unveiled the Shire’s promotional campaign for Christmas. “The campaign artwork features the iconic waratah and encourages people to have a merry and magical Highlands Christmas.” Starting next week three Community…

Council launches Christmas Giving Tree

Gifts are stacking up under Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Christmas Giving Tree as part of the annual donation drive to support local families in need. General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble, said that Council is proud to once again support this initiative. “For a lot of people Christmas can be an especially tough time of the year,”…

Council powers up latest solar system

A new solar photovoltaic system installed atop Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre is now operational. The 100-kilowatt system is expected to generate 142-megawatt hours of clean, renewable electricity per year. Council’s Director Communities and Place, Mr Geoff King, said that this latest install has both environmental and financial benefits. “The electricity generated will…

Expressions of interest called for Seniors Festival

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for expressions of interest from community groups, businesses and organisations interested in hosting an event during the 2022 NSW Seniors Festival. The festival will run from 25 March to 3 April 2022. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Carmel Foster, explained the importance of the festival for our Shire’s seniors….