Category: Other

Mayor Gair thanks Friends of Bowral

March 6, 2019Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has today praised the members of the Friends of Bowral following this week’s public gathering to discuss Council’s proposed Station Street Upgrade Project. “I was notified earlier this week that members of the group were organising a public gathering in Bowral to discuss their concerns about our Station Street...

Council sets a new direction for Economic Development in the Shire

March 6, 2019Posted in: Other, Tourism
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has today announced that the corporate portfolio of Economic Development will be merged with the existing Tourism portfolio. Making the announcement was Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping. “Combining the two functions at our Southern Highlands Welcome Centre makes perfect sense,” said Mr Pepping. “Our Welcome Centre...

Council calls for minor works and services tenders

January 22, 2019Posted in: Other
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Carpentry Tools on work site

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking tenders from appropriately qualified and experienced contractors for the provision of a range of services including building and joinery, cleaning and concreting for a two-year contract period. Local contractors are encouraged to submit a tender to participate with contracts awarded via a panel arrangement. Tenders will be issued for an...

Council cuts parking fines

December 14, 2018Posted in: Community, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will reduce parking fines across the Shire following a majority vote by Councillors. The decision was made at Council’s final Ordinary Meeting of the year and follows a similar reduction administered by the State Government in a limited number of venues across the Sydney CBD. At present parking infringements are set by...

Bikes bound for Myanmar depart Council’s RRC

December 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Environment, Other
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Volunteers Hans Radowitz and Bob Clark with Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair and representatives from Bikes 4 Life

Disadvantaged school children in Myanmar are set to benefit from the generosity of Southern Highlands residents with the imminent arrival of a shipping container of refurbished bicycles. Closing the door on the shipping container packed with hundreds of bikes was Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair and volunteers from Bikes 4 Life. “This container is...