Tagged: Mittagong

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...

Alexandra Square to re-open to public

November 29, 2017Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Mittagong’s Alexandra Square is set to re-open to the public following a two year makeover. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead will officially open the refurbished public area on Friday 1 December. “I’m confident the improvements to the park will ensure it once again becomes a popular destination for guests and locals,” the Mayor said....

Mittagong Swimming Pool to remain closed for summer

August 3, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today announced that the Mittagong Swimming Centre will remain closed for the upcoming 2017/18 summer swim season. “It’s with great regret that we make this call,” said Council’s Deputy General Manager Operations, Finance and Risk, Barry Paull. “However after discussions with our recently appointed contractor, we’ve decided that it would be...