Venues to be better prepared for the bushfire danger period

September 15, 2023Posted in: Community

For your safety this Summer, we’ve updated our venue closure procedure in preparation for the bushfire danger season. If you’re booking a Council venue that’s located in bushfire-prone land, be sure to have a back-up plan in place in case the fire danger  rating on the day (FDR) requires its closure. Planning a significant sporting,...

Council powers up latest solar system

November 9, 2021Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets

Aerial view of Civic Centre roof with solar panels

A new solar photovoltaic system installed atop Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre is now operational. The 100-kilowatt system is expected to generate 142-megawatt hours of clean, renewable electricity per year. Council’s Director Communities and Place, Mr Geoff King, said that this latest install has both environmental and financial benefits. “The electricity generated will...

Competition set to resume on Council sports fields

July 1, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Artists impression of Lackey Park grandstand

Council sports fields have reopened for competition following the overnight advice from the NSW Office of Local Government. The approval to re-open Local Government managed sports grounds was provided to councils on Tuesday 30 June 2020 and follows the further easing of social restrictions across the State. While organised competition has been given the green...

Refurbished Wingello Community Hall reopens to public

December 6, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has this week officially reopened the newly refurbished Wingello Community Hall. The hall, sometimes referred to as the Wingello Mechanics Institute, was closed in the middle of the year as Council undertook major refurbishments of the popular community facility. Mayor Gair said making the hall more accessible was central...

Mittagong Playhouse closure

October 25, 2019Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

The Mittagong Playhouse is to close effective immediately following the discovery of a structural fault in the building’s roof. Staff of Wingecarribee Shire Council detected the fault following an inspection of the roofline of the theatre. The inspections were the first stages of preliminary scoping works as part of broader project to replace the roof...