Archive: Jul 2019

Green light given for Welby hockey field expansion

July 31, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets
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A second synthetic hockey field is set to be constructed at the Welby Hockey Centre following support by Wingecarribee Shire Councillors. The green light was given by Councillors earlier in the year and will result in the construction of a second all-weather synthetic field at the Welby Hockey Centre. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair...

Council weeds out glyphosate use

July 31, 2019Posted in: Environment
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Playground equipment with person demonstrating weed control method

With the use of glyphosate-based products coming under greater scrutiny, Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to conduct its own trials into weed control alternatives. Council’s Manager of Open Spaces, Recreation and Building Maintenance, Greg Bray said ongoing trials included non-chemical based alternatives. “We’re keeping an open mind and to date we’ve investigated products that use...

Voting now open for My Community Project program

July 30, 2019Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on the Shire’s residents to vote for local projects that they would like to see funded as part of the NSW Government’s My Community Project program. Under the program a total of $24.4 million is being made available for eligible projects, with between $20,000 and $200,000 available for individual projects....

Nattai Ponds draft floodplain risk management study and plan on exhibition

July 23, 2019Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to view and provide comment on the draft Nattai Ponds Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan which went on exhibition on Thursday 18 July 2019. The draft document Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan contains a number of options to manage the flood risks identified in the previously prepared...