Tagged: Mittagong

Lightning strikes twice for award winning Mittagong Caravan Park

November 20, 2018Posted in: Events, Tourism

Mittagong Caravan Park has been awarded Best Inland Caravan Park for a second successive year by the Caravan & Camping Industry Association of NSW (CCIA). The Council leased caravan park took home the top honours at the CCIA annual Awards of Excellence gala evening held at Sydney’s Luna Park in October. Lessee’s Brett and Sue...

Asbestos detected at Highlands Golf Club

November 9, 2018Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council has confirmed an unexpected find of non-friable bonded asbestos at the Highlands Golf Club located on the Old Hume Highway in Mittagong. The fragments of asbestos were found away from the public course in the internal access driveway adjacent to the utility area. The immediate area is currently being secured to ensure...

Local charities plea for donations that count, not cost

September 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Other

Charity Dumping, Mittagong

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with local charities to tackle illegal dumping at stores and donation bins across the Shire. Council’s Regional Illegal Dumping Project Officer, Sara Rich, explained that dumping large and unusable items on kerbsides and around charity bins cost our charities thousands of dollars each year. “Local charities offer an important service...

‘Bag It’ documentary comes to Mittagong

July 26, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Credit Reel Thing Productions

In celebration of Plastic Free July Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting a free community screening of the environmental documentary ‘Bag It’ at Mittagong Playhouse on Sunday 29 July. Michael Rhydderch, Council’s Environmental Project Officer said the film followed the journeys of Jeb Berrier as he tries to make sense of our dependence on plastic...

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 17, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

As the Nation prepares to pause and commemorate our servicemen and women, Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead is urging residents to attend one of this year’s ANZAC Day services. “Next Wednesday marks the 103rd anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “The...