Category: Community

Council gears up for 2017 Seniors Festival

February 24, 2017Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up for this year’s Seniors Festival with a variety of events being held from 3 to 12 March. Events include a free seniors cycling workshop presented by Rideability Cycle Education. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Lausz explained that the workshop is perfect for seniors looking to brush up on their...

Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 23, 2017Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2017 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year Council will distribute up to $130,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. Monies can be sought to fund programs, equipment or capital works which aim to establish, improve or enhance cultural, sporting, welfare, health promotion, community...

Council to host Bowral Hospital ‘drop in’ session

February 20, 2017Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that South Western Sydney Local Health District and Health Infrastructure (SWSLHD) will host a briefing session in Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre on Friday 24 February 2017. The ‘drop in’ briefing session is the first of three community meetings being organised by SWSLHD to provide members of the public...

Deadline for Australia Day nominations extended

January 13, 2017Posted in: Community, Events
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Residents are being encouraged to nominate now for the Wingecarribee Shire’s 2017 Australia Day Awards, with the deadline being extended until close of business on Friday 20 January. The Australia Day Awards are one of the most prestigious honours which can be bestowed upon a hardworking member of our local community. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor...

Bushfire emergency contacts

December 22, 2016Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead is reminding residents of the correct emergency contacts in the event of a bushfire. “Fingers crossed that our Shire isn’t threatened by bushfires this summer,” Councillor Halstead said.  “But as we’ve seen, it only takes minutes for a bushfire to spread out of control and threaten life and property.”...