Tagged: Mayor

Refurbished Mittagong Pool reopens to public

January 14, 2019Posted in: Community, Events, Roads and Assets

View of Mittagong's 50 metre pool

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to celebrate the official re-opening of the Mittagong Swimming Pool with a free open day this Saturday 19 January 2019. The popular pool was closed following the East Coast Low Storm event which lashed the Shire in June 2016 and resulted in major structural damage to both the Learn...

David Bitton to headline Australia Day celebrations

January 7, 2019Posted in: Events

David Bitton portrait

International chef, author, businessman and public speaker David Bitton is set to join Wingecarribee’s Australia Day celebrations this January as the Shire’s 2019 Australia Day Ambassador. David was born in Paris and trained as a chef from age 15 in the French city before moving to a number of fine dining establishments across Europe. Fate...

Council cuts parking fines

December 14, 2018Posted in: Community, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council will reduce parking fines across the Shire following a majority vote by Councillors. The decision was made at Council’s final Ordinary Meeting of the year and follows a similar reduction administered by the State Government in a limited number of venues across the Sydney CBD. At present parking infringements are set by...

Bikes bound for Myanmar depart Council’s RRC

December 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Environment, Other

Volunteers Hans Radowitz and Bob Clark with Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair and representatives from Bikes 4 Life

Disadvantaged school children in Myanmar are set to benefit from the generosity of Southern Highlands residents with the imminent arrival of a shipping container of refurbished bicycles. Closing the door on the shipping container packed with hundreds of bikes was Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair and volunteers from Bikes 4 Life. “This container is...

Little Blue Dinosaur campaign returns for summer holidays

December 6, 2018Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Council's Road Safety Officer displays Little Blue Dinosaur signage in Leighton Gardens, Moss Vale

For the second year in a row, Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Little Blue Dinosaur Foundation are joining forces to raise awareness of the importance of pedestrian road safety. The ‘Holiday Time: Slow Down, Kids Around’ campaign was established in 2014 after the tragic death of Tom McLaughlin in a pedestrian road accident during a...