Dr Brendan Nelson to honour Kangaroo Marchers

September 30, 2015Posted in: Events

As participants taking part in the Kangaroo Recruitment March Centenary Re-enactment make their way through the Shire, Council is reminding residents of a special event to be held this Friday evening in honour of the Kangaroos of 1915. Dr Brendan Nelson who is the Director of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra has been invited...

Tulip Time 2015 closes with record numbers

September 29, 2015Posted in: Events, Tourism
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The 55th Southern Highlands Tulip Time Festival has been hailed a success, with a record-breaking number of visitors enjoying the bright blooms. More than 38,000 people flocked through the gates of Corbett Gardens during the 13 day festival which ended on Sunday, smashing the previous record of 35,300 which was set in 2014. Council’s Event...

Draft Cemetery Landscape Plan on exhibition

September 18, 2015Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from residents on its draft Master Plan for the Moss Vale Cemetery which is now on public exhibition. The draft landscape master plan looks at a number of ways of beautifying the historic cemetery. “Moss Vale Cemetery dates back well over one hundred years with the site being first...

Resource Recovery Centre goes solar

September 18, 2015Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets
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Council’s Resource Recovery Centre is set to save big on electricity costs with the commissioning this week of a 100 panel solar power system. The electricity generated by the 25 kilowatt roof-mounted solar system will be used to power the majority of the day time energy needs of the Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) with some...