Archive: Dec 2012

Free disposal of televisions and computers at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre

December 21, 2012Posted in: Environment
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As of 1 January 2013, Wingecarribee Shire Council will be accepting computers and televisions free of charge at its Resource Recovery Centre (RRC). The free drop off is part of the new National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme, a key initiative under Australia’s National Waste Policy. Under the proposal, residents will be able to drop...

Frensham girls really dig Centennial Park!

December 21, 2012Posted in: Environment
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Mention snails, slugs, bugs or creepy crawlies to a group of teenage girls, and you might expect to hear a lot of very high-pitched squeals. But recent revegetation works at Centennial Park in Bowral have shown that students from Frensham have absolutely no fear when it comes to getting their hands dirty! The recent plantings...

Early collection for garbage bins on public holidays

December 20, 2012Posted in: Other
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Garbage collections will proceed as per normal for residents over the holiday period, albeit a little earlier. “Workers from Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre will still be collecting rubbish bins on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day,” said Resource Recovery Site Supervisor, Andrew Leslie. “However, to allow our staff to enjoy Christmas...

Robertson Sewerage Scheme nears completion

December 20, 2012Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Residents of Robertson have added reason to look forward to 2013 with construction of the eagerly anticipated Robertson Sewerage Scheme due for completion early in the new year. Bob Lewis – Council’s Manager of Projects and Contracts in charge of the project – said the days of pump-outs and on-site septic systems were numbered for...

Australia Day nominations now being called

December 19, 2012Posted in: Community, Events
 

Wingecarribee Shire residents are being asked to reward the tireless workers who constantly contribute to the community by nominating them for an Australia Day award. Nominations are now being sought in two categories and contributions can include individual acts of compassion, generosity or bravery. 2013 Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards categories include: Citizen...