Tagged: Leighton Gardens

Refurbished Howitzer Gun finds new home in Moss Vale

April 10, 2017Posted in: Events

A one-hundred year old German-made Howitzer Gun captured by Australian troops in the First World War will be unveiled by Wingecarribee Shire Council in time for ANZAC Day. Formerly located in Apex Park in Moss Vale, the restored gun will be unveiled at a small ceremony in Leighton Gardens on Thursday 13 April 2017. Council’s...

Leighton Gardens set to re-open for Sesquicentenary finale

November 18, 2013Posted in: Community, Events

As the year slowly draws to a close, so to do our Sesquicentenary – or 150th birthday celebrations – of both Bowral and Moss Vale. Moss Vale’s final birthday gift will come in the form of the refurbished Leighton Gardens to be officially re-opened by the Mayor and local members Pru Goward and Stephen Jones...

Residents invited to have their say about Leighton Gardens

May 30, 2013Posted in: Development

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting all interested residents to attend an on-site meeting at Leighton Gardens next Thursday, 6 June to discuss the planned upgrade of the park. As part of the Sesquicentenary – or 150th birthday – celebrations of Moss Vale, Council is proposing to revitalise the gardens, including new garden beds, replaced trees...

150 Not Out – Are we there yet?

February 21, 2013Posted in: Community, Environment

It’s 150 years since Moss Vale was established as a township, so the town and the area is abuzz with excitement for lots of celebrations this year. One highlight of the Sesquicentenary will be the performance by Geoffrey Graham in Moss Vale’s Leighton Gardens. Geoffrey specialises in heritage shows including his memorable ‘Banjo’ Paterson performance...

There’s still time to tiptoe through the tulips!

October 8, 2012Posted in: Events, Tourism

Whilst final attendance figures are still being tallied from this year’s Tulip Time celebrations, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents there’s still time to enjoy the tulips – free of charge. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Parks and Open Spaces Coordinator Greg Bray said that the majority of the blooms were still in great condition thanks in...