Tagged: Community gardens

Residents invited to plastic free lunch

June 25, 2018Posted in: Community, Environment, Events

Moss Vale, Kramer Photography ©

In celebration of Plastic Free July Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting a plastic free community lunch on Sunday 8 July 2018. Council’s Environmental Project Officer Michael Rhydderch explained that Council is committed to working with individuals, organisations and businesses to reduce our overall consumption of single-use plastics. “There are simple things we can all...

Council calls for information on vandals

February 23, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for information from residents who may have witnessed any persons damaging public facilities in Bowral’s Corbett Gardens and Moss Vale’s Leighton Gardens. Council’s Supervisor of Parks and Open Spaces Guy Stearn said incidents of damage had become more commonplace in recent weeks. “The Australia Day long weekend was one recent...

New driveway and boundary extension for Moss Vale Community Garden

October 10, 2013Posted in: Environment

Moss Vale Community Garden

Access to the Moss Vale Community Garden has become a little bit easier thanks to the construction of a new driveway allowing guests better access to the popular community facility. Located on Railway Street in Moss Vale, the local not-for–profit association is run solely by volunteers. “Until recently, drivers had to negotiate a boggy, potholed...

Fresh food on the menu for World Environment Day

May 27, 2013Posted in: Environment, Events

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 helps community gardens grow

April 5, 2013Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to get involved with local community gardens to help the environment and create healthier meals. Council has partnered with both Moss Vale and Bundanoon Community Gardens to support the movement which encourages communities to create a more self-provisioning economy by growing their own food. Community gardening has many benefits...