Archive: Jun 2018

Council awards funds to 59 community projects

June 28, 2018Posted in: Community
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Kangaloon Hall

Service providers, schools, sports clubs and volunteer organisations are some of the local community groups set to receive crucial funding as part of Council’s 2018/19 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. A total of fifty nine local community projects totalling $129,200 were allocated funding as part of the annual Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Of the 59 grants...

Residents invited to plastic free lunch

June 25, 2018Posted in: Community, Environment, Events
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Moss Vale, Kramer Photography ©

In celebration of Plastic Free July Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting a plastic free community lunch on Sunday 8 July 2018. Council’s Environmental Project Officer Michael Rhydderch explained that Council is committed to working with individuals, organisations and businesses to reduce our overall consumption of single-use plastics. “There are simple things we can all...

Demystifying energy at Hill Top

June 22, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage are set to host a joint energy-saving workshop at Hill Top on Wednesday 4 July. Michael Rhydderch, Council’s Environmental Project Officer said the two-hour workshop would help residents better understand their power usage and explain how to cut energy costs. “As the outside temperature...

Council offers helping hand to farmers

June 21, 2018Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have used last week’s Ordinary Meeting of Council to express their concern for the ongoing drought affecting much of the State and have promised to investigate ways to help our local farmers during times of hardship resulting from drought, fire and flood. The announcement was raised via a series of Notices of...