Mayor calls for community support for Restart projects

August 30, 2013Posted in: Community, Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Juliet Arkwright is calling on Southern Highlands business and community representatives to support local projects that have been shortlisted for funding under the State Government’s Restart NSW Illawarra Infrastructure Fund. “Earlier this month the Member for Kiama, Gareth Ward MP, announced that four Wingecarribee Shire based projects had been nominated for...

Kites aloft for Sesquicentenary

August 29, 2013Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to wave good-bye to winter and celebrate the latest Sesquicentenary event by flying a kite at Eridge Park this Saturday. “The Kite Flying Family Fun Day is a great chance to shake off those winter blues and partake in another 150th birthday event celebrating the settlement of Moss Vale...

Search on for lost Bowling Club sign

August 23, 2013Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking assistance from the public to help find a wrought iron sign housed on site at the former Mittagong Bowling Club. “The Albert Bruce Memorial Green sign was erected alongside the bowling greens and has since gone missing,” said Mark Pepping, Council’s Group Manager Strategic and Assets. “It would appear that...

Snapshot of Shire’s wildlife captured on bush cameras

August 23, 2013Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council¬’s environment team has started trialing the use of motion sensing cameras to capture wildlife living in our bush land areas. So far the cameras have captured native animals including swamp wallabies, wombats and ring tail possums, as well as pests like foxes, rats and rabbits. Council’s Environmental Projects Officer Joe Stammers explained...

Council to host free public art workshop

August 22, 2013Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting all interested community members to attend a free workshop on public art. The seminar, entitled “The Winds of Change Workshop – how does public art happen?” will explore the process and challenges of designing, making and installing the recently unveiled Winds of Change public art project on Moss Vale Road...