Archive: Jan 2015

Immediate closure of Wombeyan Caves Road

January 30, 2015Posted in: Roads and Assets, Tourism
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Effective immediately, Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that Wombeyan Caves Road between Goodman’s Ford and Langs Road will be closed until further notice. The emergency closure is necessary as a number of sections of the road immediately east of the caves have collapsed as a result of storm damage sustained in the last week....

The Hulk set to make a splash at Bowral Pool

January 28, 2015Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting everybody’s favourite green monster and pals including Thor and Iron Man to Bowral Pool – via the silver screen – next Saturday 7 February 2015. The screening of the Marvel team of superheroes will feature as part of Council’s annual Dive-In youth summer film sessions. Presented in conjunction with Wingecarribee...

Wingecarribee tops State for recycling

January 27, 2015Posted in: Environment
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Figures released by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) in the latest Local Government Waste and Resource Recovery report have revealed that Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) has recorded the highest recycling recovery rate of any Council in the State. Scott McAllan, Council’s Business Services Coordinator in charge of the Council operated facility...

Animal Shelter management models on exhibition

January 27, 2015Posted in: Community, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment on three different proposed models regarding the ongoing management of the Animal Shelter which will go on public exhibition from Tuesday 27 January. The three short-listed models include: Internal management (Council continues to operate the Animal Shelter), Mixture of Internal management and External operations through a partnership, and External...

Volunteer named Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizen

January 27, 2015Posted in: Community, Events, Tourism
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Tireless Southern Highland volunteer Harlan Hall has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2015 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. The Bowral resident with a passion for World War 1 history has spent numerous years raising funds and building an Exhibition Hall attached to the Berrima District Historical and Family Society’s Museum to showcase the lives of...