Archive: Jul 2016

Woolworths DA exhibition extension

July 21, 2016Posted in: Development

Wingecarribee Shire Council has extended the exhibition period for the proposed Moss Vale Woolworths development application for a further three weeks. Councillors were of the opinion that the size and scale of the proposed development was of Shire-wide significance and subsequently agreed that an extended exhibition period was warranted. Originally placed on exhibition for 30...

Council awards funds to 55 community projects

July 19, 2016Posted in: Community
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Kangaloon Hall

Community service providers along with sporting, cultural and health support groups are some of the community groups set to benefit from Wingecarribee Shire Council’s latest round of community grants and donations. Fifty five local community projects totalling $122,776 were allocated funding as part of the 2016/17 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Projects to receive funding include:...

Mayor expresses concern over breach in confidentiality

July 14, 2016Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Larry Whipper has today expressed concern about a breach of confidentiality in relation to Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager, Ann Prendergast. Details of Ms Prendergast’s recent performance review appear in an article titled ‘Prendergast’s Performance Review’ published in issue 23 of LattéLife Southern Highlands. “While I understand, support and encourage freedom of...

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

July 5, 2016Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Learner Drivers in front of car

Teaching a young person to drive can be a daunting task, but a number of upcoming free Council workshops and hands-on driving events these school holidays may help parents of learner drivers prepare their teenagers for safer driving experiences. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors of novice drivers have...

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