Archive: Feb 2018

Volunteers urged to pitch in for Clean Up Australia Day

February 14, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events
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Locals will be once again lending a hand in tidying up the Highlands as part of this year’s national Clean Up Australia Day event to be held on Sunday 4 March. Echoing the sentiments of national Clean Up Australia Day campaign, founder and Chairman Ian Kiernan AO, Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Ken Halstead encouraged locals...

Bikes bound for Namibia depart Council’s RRC

February 12, 2018Posted in: Community
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Namibia’s needy are set to benefit from the generosity of Southern Highlands residents with the imminent arrival of a shipping container of second-hand bicycles. Bidding farewell to the shipping container packed with hundreds of bikes was Wingecarribee Shire Councillor Gordon Markwart and Bicycles for Change volunteers Hans Radowitz and Bob Clark. “This container is the...

Council seeks feedback on aquatic facilities

February 12, 2018Posted in: Community
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Bowral Pool

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community on the Shire’s aquatic facilities. Council’s Pools and Facilities Supervisor, Laura Hill, explained that the annual survey is designed to determine community satisfaction with Council’s outdoor public swimming pools and the year-round aquatic and fitness centre in Moss Vale. “We’re looking for feedback on frequency and...

Community feedback sought on playgrounds

February 7, 2018Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Playgrounds

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents of the Southern Highlands to have their say on our Shire’s playgrounds. Council’s Parks and Properties Asset Officer, Kylie Stefaniuk, explained that Council playgrounds are an essential piece of community infrastructure. “Playgrounds are essential for children’s physical and social development and have the ability to enhance community wellbeing,” she...

Council to undertake sewer inspection program

February 6, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will this month begin a comprehensive sewer inspection program across Berrima, Moss Vale and New Berrima. The program involves Council’s contractor accessing the sewer via manholes, cleaning the pipes and undertaking inspections using closed circuit television (CCTV) equipment. Council’s Modelling and Systems Engineer Tim Bell said the project aims to improve the...

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