NSW Youth Week returns for 2019

April 5, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

Teenage girls laughing

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting the youth of the Southern Highlands to come together and celebrate NSW Youth Week from Wednesday 10 April to Thursday 18 April 2019. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams explained the importance of the week for our Shire’s young residents. “It provides a chance for our youth to get involved...

Demystifying energy at Hill Top

June 22, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage are set to host a joint energy-saving workshop at Hill Top on Wednesday 4 July. Michael Rhydderch, Council’s Environmental Project Officer said the two-hour workshop would help residents better understand their power usage and explain how to cut energy costs. “As the outside temperature...

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 17, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

As the Nation prepares to pause and commemorate our servicemen and women, Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead is urging residents to attend one of this year’s ANZAC Day services. “Next Wednesday marks the 103rd anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “The...

Boronia Park switches to LED lighting

November 2, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

Boronia Park in Hill Top will undergo a major upgrade as the old sports field lighting is upgraded with high-tech energy efficient LED lighting. Council’s Parks Assets Coordinator Peter Byrne spoke about the significance of the upgrade to four of the park’s lighting towers. “Up until recently LED’s were still too expensive for regional councils...

Council secures shared recreational pathway funding

September 8, 2015Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $155,000 in grant funding from the NSW Roads and Maritime Services Active Transport program for two local community projects. The village of Hill Top will receive $140,000 towards the construction of a shared recreational pathway, pedestrian refuge and kerb ramps. Council will provide an additional $140,000 in funding towards the...

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