Archive: Feb 2017

Council to host Bowral Hospital ‘drop in’ session

February 20, 2017Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that South Western Sydney Local Health District and Health Infrastructure (SWSLHD) will host a briefing session in Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre on Friday 24 February 2017. The ‘drop in’ briefing session is the first of three community meetings being organised by SWSLHD to provide members of the public...

Controlling a national pest

February 20, 2017Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to release the latest strain of the rabbit calicivirus as part of a national program to control the feral pest. Council’s Natural Resource Project Coordinator Ian Perkins said wild rabbits cost the Australian economy over $200 million in lost agricultural production every year. “Feral rabbits are one of Australia’s most...

Pedestrians urged to ‘Look out before you step out’

February 16, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets
 

Look out before you step out

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging pedestrians to stay alert when crossing the road. The advice comes as ‘Look out before you step out’ footpath stickers are being installed at pedestrian crossings, intersections and pedestrian refuges throughout the Shire. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Officer explained the initiative behind the LOOK Pedestrian Safety program. “Our Shire’s...

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

February 16, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Learner Drivers in front of car

Teaching a young person to drive needn’t be a daunting task with a number of Council workshops and hands-on driving events designed to help parents of learner drivers prepare their teenagers for safer driving. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors of novice drivers have a crucial role to play...

Bookings open for Seniors Festival

February 9, 2017Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is now taking bookings for this year’s 2017 Seniors Festival. Council’s Ageing and Disability Officer, Nicola Robson is encouraging participants to join the celebrations by booking early. Events planned for this year’s celebrations include the ever-popular Mystery Bus tour, concerts, a bicycle workshop, aqua and exercise classes, barbecue lunch and morning teas,...

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