Category: Community

Council offers helping hand to farmers

June 21, 2018Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have used last week’s Ordinary Meeting of Council to express their concern for the ongoing drought affecting much of the State and have promised to investigate ways to help our local farmers during times of hardship resulting from drought, fire and flood. The announcement was raised via a series of Notices of...

Council committed to providing support to local artists

June 4, 2018Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with Arts Law is set to host a series of legal workshops designed to support the professional development of artists and arts organisations. Workshops will be held over Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 June 2018 in Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre. Council’s Cultural Development Officer Jenny Kena explained that the...

Council to celebrate Compost Awareness Week

May 4, 2018Posted in: Community, Environment, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate International Composting Awareness Week with free activities to promote the benefits of composting. International Composting Awareness Week is an annual event, this year held between 6 and 12 May 2018. Council’s Waste Education Officer Libby Guest explained that activities aim to raise the profile of composting and the...

Draft Operational Plan and Budget on exhibition

April 27, 2018Posted in: Community, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors endorsed the draft Operational Plan and Budget at this week’s Council Meeting. The draft Operational Plan 2018/19 includes the Budget, Revenue Policy and Fees and Charges for the year ahead and will go on public exhibition as of Friday 27 April 2018. Wingecarribee Shire...

Council responds to Station Street letter

April 27, 2018Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead and Council’s General Manager Ann Prendergast have responded to an open letter penned by Mr Hewson in the Southern Highland News. Dated Friday 6 April 2018, the letter raises a number of issues regarding Council’s proposed upgrade of Station Street in Bowral. “While Mr Hewson is entitled to his...