Archive: Dec 2013

Council takes over the leash at Wingecarribee Animal Shelter

December 12, 2013Posted in: Community
 

Following the departure of The Lost Dogs Home from the Wingecarribee Animal Shelter late last month, Council’s management of the facility has to date proven trouble-free. “It’s business as usual,” said Council’s Deputy General Manager Operations Phil Marshall. “The Shelter is still running seven days a week with staff on hand to ensure all the...

Council to roll out new water meters

December 12, 2013Posted in: Roads and Assets
 

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Wingecarribee Shire Council will start replacing some 1,600 water meters across the Shire starting mid-December as part of its regular maintenance program. Under the water meter replacement project some 1,600 of the Shire’s oldest residential and industrial water meters, with the majority located around the Burradoo and Moss Vale areas, will be replaced at a...

Keep Watch at swimming pools

December 10, 2013Posted in: Community
 

With the summer swim season in full swing, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of the Royal Life Saving Society’s Keep Watch program. “Whilst Council employs qualified lifeguards at all of our public pools, parents and guardians still have a responsibility to keep an eye on their children wherever water is present,” said Tannia Andrews,...

Council launches Giving Tree

December 9, 2013Posted in: Community
 

Wingecarribee Shire Council is getting into the spirit of Christmas by launching a Giving Tree at its Moss Vale Civic Centre. “We’re asking for as many people as possible to donate to help the less fortunate,” said Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Juliet Arkwright. “Because for a lot of people, Christmas can be an especially tough...

Council welcomes Restart funding

December 5, 2013Posted in: Community, Development, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council Mayor, Councillor Juliet Arkwright has today welcomed the news that the Southern Highlands will receive funding worth $7.5 million for the Bowral Distributor Bypass project and $900,000 for assisted accomodation for disabled people in Mittagong under the State Government’s Restart NSW Illawarra Infrastructure Fund. “This announcement is fantastic news for our Shire...

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