Tagged: Mittagong

Council begins refurbishment of Mittagong SES Centre

October 29, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to refurbish the Mittagong SES Volunteer Centre following grant funding secured from the Australian Federal Government. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the repairs to the Bessemer Street building would see much improved facilities for our Shire’s State Emergency Service volunteers. “Our SES volunteers give up an incredible amount of...

Council closes all public libraries

March 23, 2020Posted in: Community

As a precaution to slow the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, Wingecarribee Shire Council will temporarily close its public libraries to the community as of Tuesday 24 March 2020. The closure affects Council’s Bowral and Mittagong public libraries and the ROADS Mobile Library service. This is effective as of Tuesday 24 March and will...

Temporary suspension of library events

March 17, 2020Posted in: Community, Events

As a precaution to slow the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, Wingecarribee Shire Council is to immediately cancel all public events, programs and activities within its Bowral and Mittagong public libraries. This decision is in-line with recommendations as issued by the State Library of NSW. Council recognises this is a rapidly evolving situation and...

Pedestrians urged to ‘Look out before you step out’

February 10, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Look before you step out stencil on pavement

Wingecarribee Shire Council has been installing road stencils at pedestrian crossings, intersections and pedestrian refuges throughout the Shire in a bid to improve pedestrian safety. Recent data from Transport for NSW’s Road Safety Plan 2021 shows that pedestrians make up 17 per cent of all fatalities and nine per cent of all serious injuries on...

Aboriginal Cultural Centre lease signing

February 6, 2020Posted in: Community

NAIDOC Flag Raising 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Aboriginal Community Cultural Centre will sign-off on a long-term lease ensuring the Mittagong-based facility remains in the hands of the Shire’s first peoples. Mayor Gair explained the significance of the 99-year lease. “The signing of this lease represents a formal hand-over of this Council-owned facility to our Shire’s Aboriginal and...