Tagged: Wingecarribee Shire Council

Council’s Community Satisfaction Survey results in

November 21, 2017Posted in: Other

The results are in from Council’s most recent community satisfaction survey and while the report contained some positive results, General Manager Ann Prendergast has called for further improvements. “Just over three quarters of all residents surveyed were somewhat satisfied with the overall performance of Council,” she said. “While this statistic is encouraging we’d much prefer...

Mayor launches Christmas Giving Tree

November 13, 2017Posted in: Community

With the countdown on until Christmas, Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched its annual Giving Tree at the Moss Vale Civic Centre. “We’re asking for as many people as possible to donate to help the less fortunate,” said Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Ken Halstead. “For many people, Christmas can be an especially tough time of...

Road fencing sought to protect our koalas

November 8, 2017Posted in: Environment

Koala in tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging the support of our State and Federal leaders to install wildlife fencing to reduce the amount of koalas struck by vehicles. Letters have been sent to State and Federal Members representing our Shire seeking support to fence two known koala hot-spots adjacent to the Hume Highway near Alpine. The call...

Arts Studio Trail maps now available

October 23, 2017Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to pick up their free Art Studio Trail map and start planning for this year’s Southern Highlands Arts Festival. Council’s Cultural Development Officer Jenny Kena said the Southern Highlands Art Studio Trail was one of the most popular events of the month-long festival. “This year we’ve got a record...

Preparations underway for 2018 NSW Seniors Festival

September 22, 2017Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Seniors Festival

Preparations are underway as Wingecarribee Shire Council gears up for the sixtieth anniversary of NSW Seniors Festival. The festival will run from Wednesday April 4 to Sunday April 15 2018. Council’s Ageing and Disability Officer Nicola Robson explained that NSW Seniors Festival provides an opportunity to celebrate the value that older people bring to our...