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New disaster dashboards help manage disaster risk

December 24, 2020Posted in: Other
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A new online disaster dashboard will provide real-time information to help residents and visitors to the Wingecarribee Shire be aware of, prepare for and respond to local emergencies. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair said localised emergency updates, preparedness advice and seasonal awareness of potential risks is more important than ever. “Our residents know only...

Moss Vale Aquatic Centre closed for deep cleaning

November 6, 2020Posted in: Other, Roads and Assets
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Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre

The Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre will close effectively immediately following advice that a person testing positive to COVID-19 visited the facility on Tuesday 3 November from 10am to 12 noon. The facility is owned by Wingecarribee Shire Council and managed by Blue Fit. The Aquatic Centre will be closed for deep cleaning and...

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...