Category: Community

Council donates $10,000 to Bowral Co-op Drought Appeal

August 21, 2018Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead has handed over $10,000 to the Bowral Co-op as part of Council’s commitment to helping local farmers during the drought. “We’re currently witnessing one of the cruellest droughts to hit our State in recent years,” he said.  “Right across New South Wales, including here in our Shire, farmers are...

Council offers rate support for Shire farmers

August 17, 2018Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is to defer rates for local farmers and donate funds for fodder as the drought tightens its grip across the State. Councillors unanimously decided to defer rates and allocate $10,000 towards cattle feed following a motion put forward by the Mayor at the Council Meeting of Wednesday 8 August 2018. “I’m delighted...

Proposed planning proposal notification changes go on public exhibition

August 13, 2018Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors voted to place on public exhibition a proposal to amend the notification process for planning proposals. Council’s Deputy General Manager, Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping explained the purpose of the proposed Amendment adopted at the Council Meeting of Wednesday 8 August 2018. “Each...

Mayor calls for NSW/ACT Award nominations

July 27, 2018Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Ken Halstead is calling for local nominations as part of this year’s NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards. Mayor Halstead said the awards provided an opportunity for community groups, businesses and individuals to be recognised and acknowledged for a job well done. “These awards are designed to encourage, acknowledge and reward...

Council app keeps community up-to-date

July 5, 2018Posted in: Community

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At the touch of a button and the swipe of a screen, keeping the family entertained has just become a whole lot easier with Wingecarribee Shire Council’s new Fun Finder app. The Fun Finder app is designed to provide children, young people and their families with a diverse range of fun things to do in...

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