Archive: Oct 2017

Wingecarribee Heritage Grants now open

October 26, 2017Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on owners of heritage properties to apply for funding as part of this year’s Wingecarribee Heritage Assistance Grants Scheme. Council’s Heritage Strategic Land Use Planner explained the motivation behind the scheme. “The Southern Highlands contain some of the most beautiful and interesting heritage buildings in the State,” said Sarah Farnese....

Arts Studio Trail maps now available

October 23, 2017Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to pick up their free Art Studio Trail map and start planning for this year’s Southern Highlands Arts Festival. Council’s Cultural Development Officer Jenny Kena said the Southern Highlands Art Studio Trail was one of the most popular events of the month-long festival. “This year we’ve got a record...

Helping learner drivers become safer drivers

October 16, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting two free learner driver workshops in a bid to help learner drivers prepare for solo driving. The Learner Driver Parent Workshop will be held on the evening of Tuesday 24 October in Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre from 6pm. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors...

Council supports NSW Motorcycle Awareness Month

October 13, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is supporting Motorcycle Awareness Month and urging both drivers and riders to look out for each other on the road as we work together to bring our road toll Towards Zero. “As the name suggests Motorcycle Awareness Month is a road safety initiative designed to promote awareness of motorcyclists on our roads,”...

Join-in and be inspired on National Tree Day

October 13, 2017Posted in: Environment, Events
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Join-in and be inspired on National Tree Day

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to take part in a family friendly National Tree Day event on Saturday 21 October 2017. The site chosen for this year’s community planting is the Wingecarribee River adjacent to Bong Bong Shared Pathway in Burradoo. Council’s Natural Resource Officer Paul Marshall said this year’s theme ‘Be Inspired: it’s...