Archive: Oct 2019

Council calls on residents to help make every drop count

October 16, 2019Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Young boy playing with hose outdoors

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of its ongoing Water Wise Initiatives designed to ensure our Shire’s water supply remains safe, clean and secure over the warmer months. NSW is currently experiencing one of the most severe droughts on record with the continuing dry spell having a significant impact on dam storage levels across the...

Put second hand first at this year’s Garage Sale Trail

October 15, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Four kids holding up items at garage sale

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to put second hand first by shopping the Garage Sale Trail this weekend. Now in its ninth year, Garage Sale Trail is the nation’s biggest weekend of garage sales and one of Australia’s biggest community events. Council’s Waste Education and Policy Officer, Libby Guest, said Council is pleased to...

Mittagong Pool first to open for summer swim season

October 9, 2019Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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View of Mittagong's 50 metre pool

Mittagong Swimming Centre will be the first of Council’s public pools to open for the forthcoming swim season. Refurbished at the start of the year following an extensive rebuild, Mittagong Swimming Pool will open for a total of 21 weeks starting Saturday 12 October 2019. Bowral Swimming Centre will follow suit opening on Saturday 9...

Celebrating NSW Small Business Month

October 8, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Girl selecting items in patisserie

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate NSW Small Business Month with two free workshops for business owners in the Southern Highlands. Council’s Economic Development Coordinator, Jan Campbell, said Council is proud to be supporting NSW Small Business Month, which runs from 1 to 31 October. “Small businesses play an important role in our community...

Council’s Community Engagement Strategy on exhibition

October 2, 2019Posted in: Community
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person raising hand in community information session

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents on its revised Community Engagement Strategy. The revised strategy details how Council proposes to engage and communicate with the community on issues and projects of public interest. Council’s Group Manager Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard, explained why the strategy was being revised. “Our Community Engagement Strategy was...

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