Tagged: Youth

Refurbished Mittagong Pool reopens to public

January 14, 2019Posted in: Community, Events, Roads and Assets

View of Mittagong's 50 metre pool

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to celebrate the official re-opening of the Mittagong Swimming Pool with a free open day this Saturday 19 January 2019. The popular pool was closed following the East Coast Low Storm event which lashed the Shire in June 2016 and resulted in major structural damage to both the Learn...

Council to host Wingecarribee Youth Forum

October 26, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Candidate Information Seminars

Issues affecting the Shire’s youth will take centre stage at this year’s Wingecarribee Youth Forum to be held on Thursday 1 November at the Mittagong RSL Club. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams explained the concept of the forum. “As adults it’s easy to get caught up in our everyday lives and dismiss...

Council supports children’s literacy development

April 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Southern Highlands families are invited to participate in a free community event promoting early literacy development in children. A community reading day will be held at Wingecarribee Family Support on Thursday 12 April. Paint the town REaD (PTTR) is a national charity that encourages reading, talking, singing and rhyming with children from the time they’re...

NSW Youth Week returns for 2018

April 10, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Youth Week

Southern Highlands youth are invited to celebrate unity through diversity for NSW Youth Week (NYW) from Friday 13 April to Sunday 22 April 2018. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams explained the importance of the week for the Shire’s young residents. “It provides a chance for our youth to get involved with Council and local...

Yarning Circle to tackle Ice use

October 3, 2017Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with the Shire’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community will host a ‘Yarning Circle’ to discuss the growing use of the illicit drug Ice. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams spoke about the concept. “A Yarning Circle is a forum for discussion where participants can openly talk, listen and share...