Archive: Apr 2013

Council welcomes new Development Services Manager

April 18, 2013Posted in: Development, Other
 

Wingecarribee Shire Council General Manager Jason Gordon has today announced that Nick Wilton will take up the recently vacated position of Manager of Development Services. “We look forward to working with Nick who brings with him a wealth of experience to the role,” Mr Gordon said. Mr Wilton is the Planning and Development Services Manager...

Mayor invites community groups to apply for funding

April 17, 2013Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Juliet Arkwright has today urged local community groups to apply for funding under the Wingecarribee ClubsGrants Scheme. “I urge all local not-for-profit community organisations across the Shire to take advantage of this scheme and apply for essential funding,” she said. Under the scheme, local not-for-profit community groups may apply for funding...

Wingecarribee Family Day Care earns Federal Government praise

April 17, 2013Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Family Day Care Service has been awarded a dual rating of ‘Exceeding’ Early Childhood Education in two quality standards as part of the Federal Government’s recently introduced National Quality Framework. The service received the commendation in the two of seven auditable fields following an assessment by the Department of Education and Communities (DEC). Wingecarribee...

Signs of better protection

April 16, 2013Posted in: Environment
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New signage has been installed by Wingecarribee Shire Council along Tourist, Kirkland and Moresby Hill Roads at East Kangaloon to help achieve better protection of the roadside vegetation. The signs advise road users and local land managers about the significant roadside environmental areas in the locality and encourage the protection of the native habitat. The...

Council helps community gardens grow

April 5, 2013Posted in: Environment, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to get involved with local community gardens to help the environment and create healthier meals. Council has partnered with both Moss Vale and Bundanoon Community Gardens to support the movement which encourages communities to create a more self-provisioning economy by growing their own food. Community gardening has many benefits...

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