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Safety fencing installed around fire-damaged buildings

July 19, 2021Posted in: Other, Roads and Assets
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Temporary U-turn set up on Bong Bong Street

Progress on safely securing Bong Bong Street continues as stakeholders of Bowral’s main thoroughfare continue to work together to resume normal trade. Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager Marissa Racomelara said ongoing discussions with key parties had progressed the re-establishment of the town centre following the 1 July fire. “Cooperation between property and business owners, insurers,...

Bong Bong Street fire update

July 9, 2021Posted in: Other, Roads and Assets
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Road closed sign on Bong Bong Street in Bowral

Wingecarribee Shire Council continues to work with the stakeholders of the Bowral CBD fire to have Bong Bong Street re-opened as soon as possible. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said Council was working with the property owners’ representatives and Transport for NSW to ensure the site is secured and safe to enable the return of...

COVID-19 restrictions affect library services

June 30, 2021Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Mittagong Public Library will temporary close its doors from Wednesday 30 June 2021 as a precaution to slow the potential spread of the COIVID-19 virus however Bowral Public Library will remain open. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford explained the decision. “The latest restrictions have affected our library staffing levels and limited the number of...

Don’t let your water pipes freeze this winter

June 8, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Water exploding out of broken water meter

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to protect their water meters and exposed pipes from the winter chill. The call comes as the Shire enters the coldest part of the year. A Council spokesperson said as the mornings become increasingly colder residents should take preventative action and cover their water meters and exposed pipes to...

Heavy rain forces Saturday closure of sports fields

May 7, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has today closed all Council-managed sports fields scheduled for Saturday 8 May following continued heavy overnight rain. The closure affects all Council-managed sports fields across the Shire for Saturday only and is effective immediately. The temporary closure does not affect the Welby Hockey Centre or Eridge Park Netball court facilities which remain...