Council’s Southern Highlands Visitor Information Centre scoops top awards in Canberra

November 30, 2011Posted in: Tourism

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Visitor Information Centre located on Main Street in Mittagong has walked away with three major awards from the recent 2011 Canberra and Capital Region Tourism Awards. Held at the National Gallery on Friday 25 November, the Tourism Southern Highland team walked away with the top honours in two categories with a commendation...

Environment Levy – survey closing date extended and community kiosks announced

November 30, 2011Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council staff will be getting out into the community over the coming fortnight to explain Council’s decision to support a motion to have the Environment Levy extended and seek feedback. The Environment Levy, first introduced in 2000, is due to expire in June 2013. Council is subsequently proposing to apply to the Independent...

Children in Mittagong get active playing Ten Pin Bowling

November 29, 2011Posted in: Community

Children from Wingecarribee Out of School Hours Services have been having fun, learning new skills and getting active thanks to the Australian Government’s Active After-school Communities (AASC) program. This term, around 25 kids have had the chance to try the sport of Ten Pin Bowling through the AASC program. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Out of School...

Council to undertake bridge surveys

November 25, 2011Posted in: Roads and Assets

As part of its ongoing Infrastructure Renewal Program, Wingecarribee Shire Council is planning the replacement of 11 of the Shire’s road bridges. The investigation, planning and design is to be undertaken by specialist consultant, Local Government Engineering Services. Works will involve a topographic survey of the ground levels followed by geotechnical investigations of the foundations...

Council and chambers to fly Christmas spirit

November 24, 2011Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council in conjunction with the Mittagong, Bowral and Moss Vale Business Chambers are set to celebrate the spirit of Christmas by decorating the Shire’s leading shopping precincts with festive banners and flags. In total almost 60 Christmas themed banners will be installed in Bowral, Mittagong and Moss Vale in time for the festive...