Tagged: Mittagong

Willow Vale and Colo Street bridges nearing completion

December 23, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

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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

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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...

Southern Highlands Welcome Centre wins Gold!

November 29, 2016Posted in: Events

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The Southern Highlands Welcome Centre is officially number one in the State! Announced at last week’s annual NSW Tourism Awards, Council’s Southern Highlands Welcome Centre took home top honours in the highly coveted Visitor Information Services category. Speaking after accepting the award was Council’s Manager of Tourism and Events, Steve Rosa. “This is a fantastic...

FREE Child Restraint Checking Day

October 31, 2016Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

How secure is your child’s restraint? Every year, many children are injured – or worse – in car crashes. Many of these incidents could be prevented or the impact reduced if the right child car seat is correctly used. Current laws state that children up to the age of six months must be secured in...

Mittagong Pool to close for summer swim season

August 18, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

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Council’s Finance Committee has recommended that the Mittagong Swim Pool not open for the 2016/17 swim season following the East Coast Low storm event which lashed the Shire in early June. Council will consider this recommendation and confirm its position at the Ordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday 24 August. Extensive inspections by engineers have revealed...