Tagged: Parks

Community feedback sought on playgrounds

February 7, 2018Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets


Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents of the Southern Highlands to have their say on our Shire’s playgrounds. Council’s Parks and Properties Asset Officer, Kylie Stefaniuk, explained that Council playgrounds are an essential piece of community infrastructure. “Playgrounds are essential for children’s physical and social development and have the ability to enhance community wellbeing,” she...

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....

Draft Parks Strategy adopted

November 29, 2016Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s draft Parks Strategy was this month formally adopted following unanimously support by Councillors. Adopted at Wednesday 23 November’s Ordinary Meeting of Council, the Parks Strategy details how the Shire’s parks will be managed in the years ahead. “The strategy looks at how Council will provide, develop and maintain our Shire’s parks for...

Boronia Park switches to LED lighting

November 2, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

Boronia Park in Hill Top will undergo a major upgrade as the old sports field lighting is upgraded with high-tech energy efficient LED lighting. Council’s Parks Assets Coordinator Peter Byrne spoke about the significance of the upgrade to four of the park’s lighting towers. “Up until recently LED’s were still too expensive for regional councils...

Draft Parks Strategy on exhibition

June 3, 2016Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors endorsed the draft Parks Strategy which went on public exhibition this week. Council’s Parks Assets Coordinator, Peter Byrne explained the purpose of the draft strategy. “The draft Parks Strategy details how our public parks will be managed in the years ahead,” he said.  “It looks...