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Draft Rural Tourism Policy on exhibition

December 17, 2018Posted in: Development
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Robertson revegetation tour

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from interested parties after councillors endorsed the public exhibition of a draft Rural Tourism Policy at the last Ordinary Council Meeting of November. The draft policy clarifies what tourism activities are currently permissible in the Shire’s rural areas as well as proposing a mechanism for determining where and when…

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Gibraltar Park development given green light

December 14, 2018Posted in: Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has today confirmed that the Gibraltar Park complex has been issued with the necessary approvals allowing residents to move in to the newly constructed seniors living complex. A Section 68 Approval for temporary sewerage work was issued under the Local Government Act 1993 and a Building Information Certificate under the…

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Council cuts parking fines

December 14, 2018Posted in: Community, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will reduce parking fines across the Shire following a majority vote by Councillors. The decision was made at Council’s final Ordinary Meeting of the year and follows a similar reduction administered by the State Government in a limited number of venues across the Sydney CBD. At present parking infringements are set by…

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Watch out for dodgy tree contractors

December 13, 2018Posted in: Environment
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WSC Youth Photo Competition

Wingecarribee Shire Council is warning residents to be on the lookout for con men claiming to be contractors offering to undertake tree removal works on behalf of Council. The call for vigilance follows reports of residents being approached by door-to-door ‘tree contractors’ claiming to have approval from Council to carry out cash-in-hand jobs. The most…

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