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Playground repairs delayed due to border closure

August 11, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Repairs to the playground at the David Woods Playing Fields in Bowral have been temporary delayed following the State’s border closure with Victoria. Specialist contractors from Victoria were scheduled to replace the soft-fall base covering in August but have been confined to Victoria following the state’s recently enforced COVID-19 border restrictions. Council has been in…

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Supporting bushfire-affected communities

August 11, 2020Posted in: Community
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New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with the NSW Government is launching a Social Recovery Small Grants Program to support communities recovering from the 2019/20 bushfires. Grants of up to $5,000 are available for recovery-focused health and wellbeing projects in the Wingecarribee Shire. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Cath Brennan, said the program would support collaborative approaches…

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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…

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Station Street Upgrade design approved

August 4, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Final concept designs for the upgrade of Station Street in Bowral have been issued following endorsement from Council. Council green lit the plans in March to upgrade a one-kilometre section of the road between Bundaroo and Bowral Streets to improve traffic flow in and around the town centre. Council’s Acting General Manager Barry Paull said…

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Mayor announces Councillor Markwart’s resignation

August 4, 2020Posted in: Other
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It is with regret that I advise of the resignation of Councillor Gordon Markwart. Councillor Markwart’s resignation is effective immediately and due to ongoing personal health issues. I wish to take this opportunity to thank Gordon for his contributions since being elected to Council in 2016. Gordon’s balanced and rational arguments, humour and quick wit…

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