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Council continues to deliver services whilst undertaking further Covid measures

July 23, 2021Posted in: Other

With Greater Sydney and the Illawarra under continued lockdown restrictions, Wingecarribee Shire Council has introduced further proactive Covid-safe procedures to help limit staff movement and protect customers. Central to the latest measures introduced is the temporary limitation on face-to-face contact. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said Council was continuing to deliver core Council services despite...

Council secures playground funding

May 28, 2021Posted in: Community, Other

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Council's Acting General Manager at Old Church Road Playground

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $155,000 in grant funding from the NSW State Government to improve two of the Shire’s playgrounds. The funds were secured via the latest round of the NSW Government’s Everyone Can Play program and will be shared across Moss Vale’s Church Road Oval ($74,000) playground and Mittagong’s Cook Street Park ($81,000)...

Record rainfall recorded in Bowral and Mittagong

December 23, 2020Posted in: Environment, Events

Data collected from last week’s deluge reveal that parts of the Wingecarribee Shire recorded record rainfalls. Council’s Acting General Manager of Operations, Finance and Risk, Richard Mooney said the weather event had yielded some surprising results. “The significance of last Wednesday’s rain event is becoming more apparent as we receive more data,” he said.  “While...

Stock up on your Christmas reads at Council libraries

December 22, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Two female librarians holding stacks of books inside library

Bookworms across the Shire are reminded to stock up on their favourite reads prior to the Christmas shutdown of Council’s public libraries. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford said both Bowral and Mittagong Public Libraries would close for the holidays from 12 noon Thursday 24 December. “This means that patrons have only a few days...

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...