Archive: Oct 2012

Helping Learner drivers become safe drivers

October 30, 2012Posted in: Community, Events
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Teaching a young person to drive can be a daunting task, but a number of Council workshops and hands-on driving events scheduled for November may prove of assistance to parents. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said that statistics show that inexperienced drivers, especially young people (17-20 years of age) are overrepresented in...

Council pays thanks to National Tree Day volunteers

October 26, 2012Posted in: Environment, Events
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The water and surrounding river banks of the Mittagong Creek through Centennial Park in Bowral are today healthier thanks to the efforts of more than sixty volunteers who donated their time and efforts last Saturday 20 October. Nine students and a teacher from St Paul’s International College in Moss Vale, a dozen volunteers from the...

Council calls for 2013 Tulip Time charity partner

October 19, 2012Posted in: Events, Tourism
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from charities wishing to become the official charity partner for next year’s Tulip Time celebrations. Council’s Tourism Manager Steve Rosa encouraged all eligible charities to lodge an application. “Tulip Time is our largest annual event that brings tens of thousands of visitors from across the country to...

Free Child Restraint Checking Day

October 19, 2012Posted in: Community, Events
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How secure is your child’s restraint? Every year, many children are injured – or worse – in car crashes. Many of these incidents could be prevented by the use of a correctly fitted child restraint. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, is encouraging parents to ensure their child seats are fitted correctly at Council’s FREE...