Council lends some Christmas cheer to Can Assist

January 23, 2015Posted in: Community, Events

In addition to celebrating the start of the festive season, staff from Wingecarribee Shire Council used last December’s end of year Christmas party to raise some funds for the Southern Highlands branch of Can Assist. Organising the collection on behalf of Council was Karen Fair from Council’s Human Resources team. “Most staff know someone touched...

Wingecarribee Shire to welcome new citizens

January 20, 2015Posted in: Community, Events, Tourism

Twenty six residents from the United Kingdom, France, Israel, India, Indonesia, South Africa, Ireland, China and the Philippines will make the pledge of Australian Citizenship as part of Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2015 Australia Day celebrations this Monday 26 January at Berrima. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Duncan Gair said the occasion was not only a chance...

Countess to join Shire’s Australia Day celebrations

January 20, 2015Posted in: Community, Events

Countess Natalie von Faber-Castell is set to join Wingecarribee’s Australia Day celebrations this Monday at Berrima as the Shire’s 2015 Australia Day Ambassador. The Countess was born and raised in Sydney and is the eldest daughter of Count Andreas Wilhelm von Faber-Castell.  Natalie is part of the ninth generation of the famous Faber-Castell family and...

Ice Pigging kicks off in Moss Vale

January 16, 2015Posted in: Roads and Assets

Residents of Moss Vale can expect even cleaner water as Council brings its clever pipe cleaning program to the township over summer. Called ‘Ice Pigging’, the procedure is part of Council’s ongoing program designed to maintain and improve the Shire’s underground network of water pipes. The procedure involves pumping an ice-slurry, or ‘ice pig’, through...

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