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ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 17, 2018Posted in: Community, Events
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As the Nation prepares to pause and commemorate our servicemen and women, Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead is urging residents to attend one of this year’s ANZAC Day services. “Next Wednesday marks the 103rd anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “The…

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Information wanted on dumping of mulch

April 16, 2018Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council Rangers are seeking information regarding the dumping of mulch following complaints from a number of locations across the Shire. Several tonnes of fresh mulch have recently been dumped in Centennial Reserve in Bowral and Bundanoon’s Ferndale Reserve. Council’s Regional Illegal Dumping Project Officer Sara Rich believes the mulch may have originated from…

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Council supports children’s literacy development

April 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Events
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Southern Highlands families are invited to participate in a free community event promoting early literacy development in children. A community reading day will be held at Wingecarribee Family Support on Thursday 12 April. Paint the town REaD (PTTR) is a national charity that encourages reading, talking, singing and rhyming with children from the time they’re…

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Council invites community groups to apply for funding

April 11, 2018Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on local community groups to apply for funding as part of the latest round of ClubGRANTS. ClubGRANTS is an initiative of the NSW Government and Clubs NSW to provide funding for community development projects and services that have a direct impact on residents in the Wingecarribee Shire. Council’s Community Development Coordinator,…

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NSW Youth Week returns for 2018

April 10, 2018Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Youth Week

Southern Highlands youth are invited to celebrate unity through diversity for NSW Youth Week (NYW) from Friday 13 April to Sunday 22 April 2018. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams explained the importance of the week for the Shire’s young residents. “It provides a chance for our youth to get involved with Council and local…

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