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Funding available for recovery and resilience projects

October 2, 2020Posted in: Community, Events, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on organisations and groups working on medium or long-term projects to support community recovery and help build resilience to apply for the Bushfire Community Recovery and Resilience Fund (BCRRF). Funding is available to promote community well-being, connectedness, social recovery and future disaster resilience in Local Government Areas that were disaster-declared...

Council urges small businesses to ‘Get Ready’

October 2, 2020Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging local business owners to prepare for emergencies and disasters in five simple steps by downloading the free Get Ready Business toolkit from Resilience NSW as part of Small Business Month. Council’s Economic Development Coordinator, Jan Campbell, said the theme for this year’s Small Business Month is ‘Futureproof your business’. This...

Council calls for trade services tenders

September 21, 2020Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking tenders from appropriately qualified and experienced contractors for the provision of a range of trade services including air conditioning, plumbing and horticultural and landscaping for an initial two-year contract period. Local contractors are encouraged to submit a tender to participate with contracts awarded via a preferred supplier panel arrangement. Tenders...

Councillor Gair returned as Mayor

September 16, 2020Posted in: Other
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Councillor Duncan Gair was tonight returned as Mayor of Wingecarribee Shire by his fellow councillors. “I’m extremely grateful to have once again been elected to lead the Shire,” Councillor Gair said. “The responsibility of the position is not lost on me and it’s a role I do not take lightly.” Mayor Gair said restoring the...

Pizza vendor prosecuted for illegal operations

August 10, 2020Posted in: Other
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A mobile pizza shop illegally operating from a shipping container in Colo Vale has been closed with the operator ordered to pay $34,000 by Moss Vale Local Court following successful prosecution by Wingecarribee Shire Council. Local Court Magistrate Douglass ordered the defendant pay $34,000 for operating without consent plus a further $11,000 to cover Council’s...