Archive: Sep 2018

Library launches new look website

September 28, 2018Posted in: Other
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family-computer

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Library Services has strengthened its online presence with the launch of a new and improved website. Council’s Information Services Librarian Rebecca Finlaison said it took 11 months to plan and develop the new look website. “We’ve deliberately tried to freshen up the site and make it easier to navigate,” she said. “Visitors...

Community Services Expo returns for 2018

September 28, 2018Posted in: Community, Events
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Thomas-Andrew Baxter welcomes participants to the 2016 expo

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host the annual Wingecarribee Community Services Expo on Thursday 11 October from 10 am until 1 pm at Bowral Memorial Hall. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Cath Brennan, explained that the Expo provides a unique opportunity for residents to discover the wide range of services and groups that contribute to...

Helping learner drivers become safer drivers

September 27, 2018Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Learner Drivers in front of car

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host two free road safety events designed to help learner drivers become safer drivers. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, explained that parents and supervisors play a vital role in providing young drivers with the experience they need to be safe on our roads. “As rules, regulations and technology...

Councillor Gair returned as Mayor

September 26, 2018Posted in: Other
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Councillor Duncan Gair was tonight returned as Mayor of Wingecarribee Shire by his fellow councillors. “I’m extremely grateful to have once again been elected to lead the Shire,” Councillor Gair said. “The responsibility of the position is not lost on me and it’s a role I do not take lightly.” Mayor Gair said he was...

Council Bushcare team transform local waterway

September 18, 2018Posted in: Environment
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Following twelve months of Council-led rehabilitation works, native bushland is again flourishing on the banks of three of the Shire’s most important waterways. Stage one of a three-year project targeting degraded bushland along the Gibbergunyah, Ironmines and Chinamans Creeks recently concluded with Council’s Bushcare team declaring the first year’s efforts a success. “After twelve months...