Archive: Feb 2016

Local RFS Brigades to share in State funding

February 29, 2016Posted in: Other
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Hall Rd bush fire

Three of the Shire’s Rural Fire Service (RFS) brigades are set to receive a major boost thanks to funding provided by the NSW State Government. Announced by the NSW Minister for Emergency Services, David Elliott MP, a total of $610,000 will be distributed amongst Colo Vale, Exeter, Moss Vale and Berrima RFS Brigades as part...

Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 22, 2016Posted in: Community
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Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2016 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year Council will distribute up to $130,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. Monies can be sought to fund programs, equipment or capital works which aim to establish, improve or enhance cultural, sporting, welfare, health promotion, community...

Youth get Plugged at Mittagong Pool

February 15, 2016Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging music lovers to attend the upcoming ‘Plugged at the Pool’ summer outdoor concert this Saturday 20 February. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer, Michelle Williams said the event was an opportunity for locals to witness some of our Shire’s brightest rising stars. “On show will be a number of great young acts...

Responsible Pet Ownership in our Shire

February 15, 2016Posted in: Other
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In the wake of this month’s dog attack on a young girl in western Sydney, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding dog owners of the importance of responsible pet ownership. “Our thoughts are first and foremost with this young girl’s family,” said Council’s Senior Ranger, Troy McGlynn. “While this is a terrible incident, it is important...