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Bowral Library temporary closure

August 18, 2016 - Wingecarribee Shire Council would like to advise customers that Bowral Central Library will be temporarily closed between 9.30am and...

Water and sewer main construction – Bowral, Moss Vale and Willow Vale

July 19, 2016 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that as a part of its regular renewal works, new water and sewer...

Footpath works at Moss Vale Road, Moss Vale

June 7, 2016 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that as a part of its capital works program, work on the footpath...

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Childrens Services

Children’s Services exceeds in ‘National Quality Standards’

2 August, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Children’s Services has exceeded national quality standards in a recent review of their out of school care service....

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Council to support Mental Health Month

25 July, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper is calling on local service providers to join together in support of October’s Mental Health...

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Council awards funds to 55 community projects

19 July, 2016

Community service providers along with sporting, cultural and health support groups are some of the community groups set to benefit from...

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Mobile printing service now available at Council Libraries

30 June, 2016

Printing documents just got a whole lot easier thanks to a new printing solution being offered by Council’s Bowral, Mittagong and...

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Bowral Library awarded for awe-inspiring display

29 June, 2016

Bowral Library has this month been awarded second prize for their ‘Lost Worlds’ 2015-16 Summer Reading Club display. The Summer Reading...

Candidate Information Seminars

Prospective councillors encouraged to attend Info Seminar

29 June, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council in conjunction with Local Government New South Wales will be conducting Candidate Information Seminars on Thursday 21 July...

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Woolworths DA exhibition extension

21 July, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council has extended the exhibition period for the proposed Moss Vale Woolworths development application for a further three weeks....

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Mayor clarifies KFC and Woolworths petrol legal costs

27 May, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Larry Whipper has today refuted supposed costs reported in some sections of the media said to have cost...

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Minister responds to Colo Vale service station proposal

29 March, 2016

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has this month determined that the Planning Proposal for a highway service centre and...

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Alexandra Square restoration set for April start

17 March, 2016

The first stage of the long-awaited refurbishment of Mittagong’s Alexandra Square is set to commence in April with Council to begin...

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Council awaiting Minister’s decision on Chelsea Gardens

9 February, 2016

At the same time as Council prepares to return for its first sitting of the year, a major item from last...

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Asbestos Awareness Month

24 November, 2015

Does your home contain asbestos?  How would you know? Council is reminding home owners and renovators of the risks of asbestos...

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Home owners reminded of tree removal responsibilities

5 August, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of their responsibilities when it comes to undertaking tree works on their property. The call...

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Green waste fire temporarily closes RRC

25 July, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) will be closed Monday 25 July due...

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Council to host ‘Just Eat It’ at Bowral Library

22 July, 2016

To celebrate the end of the Plastic Free July Challenge, Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to a free screening of...

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Youth photo competition winners announced

15 June, 2016

As World Environment Week draws to a close, winners of Council’s ‘Go Wild!’ photo competition have been announced. The competition was...

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Council clarifies Street Tree Master Plan role

9 June, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council has clarified the role Council’s recently adopted Street Tree Master plays in the management of the region’s street...

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Bumper haul for Household Chemical CleanOut Day

8 June, 2016

Results from this year’s Household Chemical CleanOut campaign are in revealing the breakdown of more than 17,000 kilograms of chemicals which...

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Get ready for the Bush Fire Challenge

24 August, 2016

With the warmer weather just around the corner, Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging locals to sign up and get ready for...

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Council sponsors 40th anniversary of Highland Gathering

28 July, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council has tonight agreed to support the 2017 Bundanoon Highland Gathering with a $10,000 sponsorship. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor...

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Council to support Mental Health Month

25 July, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper is calling on local service providers to join together in support of October’s Mental Health...

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Council to host ‘Just Eat It’ at Bowral Library

22 July, 2016

To celebrate the end of the Plastic Free July Challenge, Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to a free screening of...

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Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

5 July, 2016

Teaching a young person to drive can be a daunting task, but a number of upcoming free Council workshops and hands-on...

Candidate Information Seminars

Prospective councillors encouraged to attend Info Seminar

29 June, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council in conjunction with Local Government New South Wales will be conducting Candidate Information Seminars on Thursday 21 July...

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BPAY View and e-billing come to Council

16 August, 2016

Customers of Wingecarribee Shire Council can now choose to have their Rates Notices and Water and Sewerage Accounts delivered direct to...

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Asbestos found at Resource Recovery Centre

3 August, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today confirmed a small amount of asbestos has been found in a sample of crushed concrete at...

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Court of Appeal finds in favour of Council vs DeAngelis

2 August, 2016

The NSW Court of Appeal has this week delivered judgment on an appeal by Wingecarribee Shire Council against a decision in...

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MAYOR TO SIGN MOU WITH UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

28 July, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper has signaled his support for a strong university presences in the Southern Highlands with a...

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Mayor expresses concern over breach in confidentiality

14 July, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Larry Whipper has today expressed concern about a breach of confidentiality in relation to Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General...

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Be mindful of asbestos when renovating

14 June, 2016

As residents continue to mop-up after this month’s downpour, Council is reminding home owners and renovators to be mindful of asbestos...

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Mittagong Pool to close for summer swim season

18 August, 2016

Council’s Finance Committee has recommended that the Mittagong Swim Pool not open for the 2016/17 swim season following the East Coast...

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Counting the cost of storm damage

1 August, 2016

A preliminary report detailing damage to public infrastructure from the weekend storm of June 4 was presented to Wingecarribee Shire Councillors...

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Green waste fire temporarily closes RRC

25 July, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) will be closed Monday 25 July due...

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Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

5 July, 2016

Teaching a young person to drive can be a daunting task, but a number of upcoming free Council workshops and hands-on...

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Council hosts Illawarra Highway “black spot” discussion

22 June, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council played host to a preliminary meeting held late last week to discuss safety concerns surrounding the intersection of...

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Council secures over $1 million in Black Spot funding

27 May, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured over $1 million in grant funding from the Australian Federal Government to rectify four local ‘black...

Art trail

Expressions of Interest called for 2016 Art Studio Trail

14 April, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from studios and artists to participate in the 2016 Southern Highlands Art...

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Tulip Time 2015 closes with record numbers

29 September, 2015

The 55th Southern Highlands Tulip Time Festival has been hailed a success, with a record-breaking number of visitors enjoying the bright...

Economic development summit

Council to host Economic Summit Project Planning workshop

13 July, 2015

Following from last month’s inaugural Economic Summit, Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting interested parties to a follow-up meeting to progress the...

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Fall in love again in the Southern Highlands

9 June, 2015

Love was definitely in the air at the recent launch of the Shire’s new winter tourism campaign entitled ‘Fall in love...

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Immediate closure of Wombeyan Caves Road

30 January, 2015

Effective immediately, Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that Wombeyan Caves Road between Goodman’s Ford and Langs Road will be closed...

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Volunteer named Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizen

27 January, 2015

Tireless Southern Highland volunteer Harlan Hall has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2015 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. The Bowral resident...