Category: Community

Responsible pet ownership starts at home

September 25, 2017Posted in: Community
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Photo: Jackson Jost

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding pet owners of their responsibilities following a recent dog attack in Moss Vale. “All dog attacks should be reported to Council,” said Council’s Business Support Officer Ranger Services Alicia Kaylock. “Of course, if a person has been injured and requires immediate help always dial ‘000’ first”. If you are involved...

Australia Day nominations now being called

September 7, 2017Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to nominate their fellow citizens for the upcoming 2018 Australia Day Awards. Nominations are sought in two categories and contributions can include individual acts of compassion, generosity or bravery. Categories for the 2018 Awards include: Citizen of the Year, and Young Citizen of the Year The Young Citizen...

Bicycles needed for Namibia

August 24, 2017Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council in conjunction with Bicycles for Change is calling on residents of the Southern Highlands to donate their unwanted pushbikes to help the less fortunate. The call comes on the back of a recent decision by Council to assist the Southern Highlands Branch of Bicycles for Change with a one thousand dollar donation...

RRC asbestos update

August 22, 2017Posted in: Community
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Last year Wingecarribee Shire Council reported that a small amount of asbestos was confirmed via routine laboratory testing in a sample of crushed concrete at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre. Since this announcement Council has continued to liaise with the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) and comply with their Clean-Up Notice as issued on 5 August...

Station Street detailed concept design on exhibition

August 16, 2017Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Detailed concept designs for the long-awaited Station Street Upgrade in Bowral have today gone on public exhibition. The concept plans detail the overall design of the proposed $9.5 million project including road realignments, changes to parking and streetscape improvements. Major elements of the proposed project include the construction of two lanes in each direction between...