Archive: Dec 2016

Bushfire emergency contacts

December 22, 2016Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead is reminding residents of the correct emergency contacts in the event of a bushfire. “Fingers crossed that our Shire isn’t threatened by bushfires this summer,” Councillor Halstead said.  “But as we’ve seen, it only takes minutes for a bushfire to spread out of control and threaten life and property.”...

Bob Turner to headline Shire’s Australia Day celebrations

December 21, 2016Posted in: Community, Events
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Bob Turner

One of Australia’s most recognisable and respected sports personalities Mr Bob Turner is set to join Wingecarribee’s Australia Day celebrations this January as the Shire’s 2017 Australia Day Ambassador. Best known for his basketball coaching and administration, Mr Turner is renowned throughout sporting circles for his marketing and management ability. Originally from the United States,...

Garbage bin collections over Christmas period

December 20, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets
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WSC waste

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to remind residents that rubbish collections will not take place on either Christmas Day or New Year’s Day. The temporary change to scheduling is a result of both public holidays falling on a Sunday.  Services temporarily affected include collections of domestic garbage, recycling and garden organics services. Collections will resume as...

Council set to fine-tune Chlorine levels in drinking water

December 19, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets
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dripping tap

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Chlorine level in the Shire’s potable water is set to rise in-line with current prescribed Australian Drinking Water Guidelines. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Manager of Water and Sewer Jonathon Hook explained the reason for the minor adjustment. “The small increase of Chlorine in our drinking water is in-line...