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Community Recovery Concert success

May 5, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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Close up of Mahalia Barnes

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Community Recovery Concert has been hailed a success with over 1,000 people attending the Moss Vale Showground on Saturday 10 April 2021. The event featured performances by Justice Crew, Mahalia Barnes and her band the Soul Mates, Jess and Matt from the X Factor and local performers Michelle Cashman and Bald and...

Council to celebrate Compost Awareness Week

April 19, 2021Posted in: Events
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closeup of hands displaying compost and worms

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week with free activities to promote the benefits of composting. International Compost Awareness Week is an annual event, this year held between 2 and 8 May 2021. Council’s Waste Education Officer, Phoebe Ward, explained that activities aim to raise the profile of composting and the...

Tulip Time to bloom in 2021

April 6, 2021Posted in: Events
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Tulip Time girl

Tulip Time will be back in September following last year’s COVID cancellation. Council’s Group Manager of Tourism and Economic Development, Steve Rosa said plans for the festival’s return were well progressed. “Tulip Time is synonymous with the Southern Highlands and we’re absolutely thrilled to announce its return in September of this year,” he said. “Council’s...

Bookings open for Seniors Festival

March 26, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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NSW Seniors Festival branding

Bookings for Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2021 Seniors Festival activities are set to open Monday 29 March 2021. Council’s Aged and Disability Officer, Erin Adams urged prospective attendees to view the program ahead of the booking opening. “With over 60 events planned for this year’s festival, we’re confident we’ve got something to please everyone,” Ms Adams...

Rethink waste and celebrate Earth Hour

March 24, 2021Posted in: Community, Environment, Events
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Outdoor sculptures at dusk

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate Earth Hour with a special community event at the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens this Saturday 27 March 2021. Council’s Coordinator Sustainability Services, Cecilia Kemp, said the evening is designed to change the way people see and talk about waste and recycling. “Artists have long been using recycled objects...