Archive: Oct 2014

Council set to become small business friendly

October 29, 2014Posted in: Other
 

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to become more ‘small business friendly’ after signing up to take part in a ground-breaking initiative called the Small Business Friendly Councils (SBFC) Program. Launched by the Minister for Local Government The Hon. Paul Toole MP earlier this month, the SBFC Program is the first of its kind in Australia...

Council commits to Ellsmore Road

October 29, 2014Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has today announced expedited plans to remediate Ellsmore Road in Bundanoon by the year’s end. “There’s no doubt that Ellsmore Road in Bundanoon has been in need of repair for some time,” Councillor Gair said.  “And the state of the road has further deteriorated since heavy rain lashed the...

Here is my Song!

October 28, 2014Posted in: Community
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Clients from the Wingecarribee Adult Day Centre in Bowral will have the opportunity to collaborate with professional songwriters and musicians to write, perform and record an original song. Chair of Council’s Seniors Working Group, Councillor Ian Scandrett, said he was delighted that the innovative project had been successful in securing a $4000 Creative Ageing Grant...

Dog owners reminded to secure their pets

October 28, 2014Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding owners of companion animals of their responsibilities following the recent prosecution of two local dog owners. The prosecutions relate to an attack in Bowral where two dogs attacked and fatally injured a number of livestock. “Three ewes and a ram received such serious injuries that they all had to be...

Moss Vale Aquatic Centre takes home engineering award

October 28, 2014Posted in: Development, Events
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Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre has been recognised for its design and construction at the recent NSW Institute of Public Works Engineering Australiasia (IPWEA) Excellence Awards. Open to the State’s 150 councils, the Aquatic Centre took home a Highly Commended Award in the major Publics Works category, Design and Construction of...