Council to co-host Response, Recovery and Resilience Expo

April 29, 2022Posted in: Community, Events

person raising hand in community information session

Wingecarribee Shire Council will join neighbouring Wollondilly Shire Council and Resilience NSW in hosting a two-day Response, Recovery and Resilience Expo from Tuesday 3 May 2022 at the Mittagong RSL. The free Expo will feature a panel of guest speakers and specialist stallholders from local and regional welfare, service, recovery and support agencies. Wingecarribee Shire’s...

Mittagong Pool further impacted by March floodwaters

March 24, 2022Posted in: Roads and Assets

Mittagong Swimming Pool has sustained further damage following this month’s heavy rainfalls. The pool had been closed since the 2021 flooding event and had not been operational over the current swim season. Council’s Acting Manager Infrastructure Services Greg Bray said tonnes of debris and sediment had been washed into the pools from the recent deluge....

Christmas comes to the Highlands

November 23, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

Illustrated poster with waratah Christmas tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up to ring in the festive season with an expanded program of Shire-wide merriments. Council’s General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble, unveiled the Shire’s promotional campaign for Christmas. “The campaign artwork features the iconic waratah and encourages people to have a merry and magical Highlands Christmas.” Starting next week three Community...

Mittagong Pool to remain closed for 2021/22 swim season

August 5, 2021Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

View of Mittagong's 50 metre pool

Mittagong Swimming Pool will remain closed for the upcoming summer swim season following a decision from Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May. Mr May said the season closure would enable Council staff to undertake consultation to gauge community sentiment and ascertain the future of the pool. “There’s no point continually throwing money at the pool...

Increased COVID testing for sewage treatment plants

July 30, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with NSW Health to increase COVID testing schedules at Council’s Sewage Treatment Plants in a bid to keep the Shire COVID-safe. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the increased surveillance was a precautionary measure. “With neighbouring local government areas in lockdown this is a proactive measure we’re taking to help...

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