Tagged: Mittagong

Council hosts Aboriginal Community Art project

May 22, 2017Posted in: Community, Events

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In 1967 Australians voted overwhelmingly to amend the constitution to include Aboriginal people in the Census. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this historic occasion, Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Wingecarribee Reconciliation Group Inc. will be hosting a Community Art Project. Council’s Aboriginal Community Development Officer Melissa Wiya spoke about the ramifications of the Referendum...

Colo Street Bridge in Mittagong opens to traffic

March 16, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today opened the Colo Street Bridge in Mittagong to motorists and pedestrians. The opening follows months of work that involved the demolition of the former timber bridge and construction of a new concrete bridge.  As part of the works the bitumen road approaching the bridge in both directions was also reconstructed...

Telecommunications Site Manager appointed for the Gib

March 16, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has appointed siteXcell as the Telecommunications Site Manager for the Mt Gibraltar telecommunications tower. Situated atop of Mt Gibraltar, the Council owned tower is one of the most important and far-reaching pieces of public communications infrastructure in south-west NSW. The tower is used by numerous national telecommunications companies, major television networks, local...

Willow Vale and Colo Street bridges nearing completion

December 23, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

Two major construction projects in the Shire’s north designed to ease traffic congestion and improve road safety are set to open in early 2017. Major construction works on the Railway Terrace bridge in Willow Vale and the Colo Street bridge project in Mittagong are nearing completion with final works to be completed next month. “In...

Mittagong Pool thrown a lifeline

December 16, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have voted to repair Mittagong Swimming Pool following extensive damage sustained in June’s East Coast Low Storm event at Wednesday evening’s Council Meeting. A detailed report examining the extent of the damages and repair options was presented at the final meeting of the year. “It was clear from the presentation that the...