Archive: Jan 2019

Council kicks off annual Summer Clean Up

January 31, 2019Posted in: Events
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WSC waste

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre will commence its annual Shire-wide Summer Clean Up in Balaclava, Mittagong, Renwick and Welby starting Monday 4 February 2019. The Clean Up is available to all current domestic Council waste service users and is operated on a pre-book and pre-paid basis. Old furniture, metals and white goods with doors...

Company fined for illegal tree removal in Braemar

January 31, 2019Posted in: Environment
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SMT Business Ventures Pty Ltd has been ordered to pay $25,000 by Goulburn Local Court following successful prosecution by Wingecarribee Shire Council. Local Court Magistrate Douglass ordered the firm to pay a $15,000 penalty and $10,000 in legal costs towards Council after the company’s Director pleaded guilty to the illegal removal of 45 trees at...

Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizens announced

January 29, 2019Posted in: Events
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Tireless Highland Bikes 4 Life volunteer and cycle repairman Hans Radowitz has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2019 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. Since 2010 Hans and his team have collected and repaired over 2,700 bicycles for disadvantaged communities in developing countries. Hans initially began collecting and restoring bicycles through the Bundanoon Men’s Shed before...

Wingecarribee Shire to welcome new citizens

January 25, 2019Posted in: Events
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Thirty one residents from across the globe will make the pledge of Australian Citizenship as part of Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2019 Australia Day celebrations this Saturday 26 January in Berrima. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the occasion was a chance to acknowledge the importance of citizenship. “Becoming an Australian citizen is a very special...

Council Australia Day trading hours

January 23, 2019Posted in: Community, Events, Roads and Assets
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Australia Day in Berrima

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Moss Vale Civic Centre will be closed for the Australia Day public holiday on Monday 28 January 2019. The Civic Centre, including Customer Service, will re-open as per normal business hours on Tuesday 29 January 2019. Council will however maintain essential services and normal emergency call-out arrangements....