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Council supports learner driver education

May 5, 2022Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again offering free road safety workshops designed to help learner drivers become safer drivers. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Mr Brian Speed, explained that parents and supervisors play a vital role in providing young drivers with the experience they need to be safe on our roads. “As rules, regulations and technology...

Council confirms multi-million-dollar infrastructure investment

April 21, 2022Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has committed more than $21 million to improving key infrastructure across the Southern Highlands following the overnight endorsement by Council. Critical funding adopted by Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May include monies to replace ageing timber bridges, carpark and stormwater drainage construction and improvements in Station Street and additional funding to renew Old...

Expressions of Interest for Animal Shelter now open

April 5, 2022Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on Expressions of Interest (EOI) from interested parties to lease floor space within the proposed new Wingecarribee Animal Shelter. The yet to be constructed purpose-built Animal Shelter will be co-located adjacent to a new State Emergency Service (SES) building on Council-owned property at 1 Bowman Road in Moss Vale. The...

Road repairs hindered by record rain

April 1, 2022Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is cautioning motorists to drive to conditions as full restoration of the Shire’s road and infrastructure network is likely to take some time to resolve. This comes in the wake of further forecast heavy rain in the days ahead. Council’s Director Service and Project Delivery Karin Targa said the repair bill would...

Mittagong Pool further impacted by March floodwaters

March 24, 2022Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Mittagong Swimming Pool has sustained further damage following this month’s heavy rainfalls. The pool had been closed since the 2021 flooding event and had not been operational over the current swim season. Council’s Acting Manager Infrastructure Services Greg Bray said tonnes of debris and sediment had been washed into the pools from the recent deluge....