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Redkite join Tulip Time

February 24, 2017Posted in: Tourism
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Tulip Time 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council is proud to announce Redkite as this year’s Tulip Time partner. Council’s Manager Tourism and Events, Steve Rosa said the team were looking forward to working with the charity in the lead up to this year’s 57th annual Tulip Time festivities. “Redkite is a wonderful Australian charity providing essential support to children…

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Mayor offers condolences to family of lightning casualty

February 24, 2017Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Ken Halstead has today expressed his sadness on learning one of the women struck by lightning in Bowral’s Corbett Gardens has passed away at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital. “On behalf of everyone at Council we extend our sincere sympathies and deepest condolences to the woman’s family,” the Mayor said. The 61-year-old…

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Council gears up for 2017 Seniors Festival

February 24, 2017Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up for this year’s Seniors Festival with a variety of events being held from 3 to 12 March. Events include a free seniors cycling workshop presented by Rideability Cycle Education. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Lausz explained that the workshop is perfect for seniors looking to brush up on their…

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Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 23, 2017Posted in: Community
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Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2017 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year Council will distribute up to $130,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. Monies can be sought to fund programs, equipment or capital works which aim to establish, improve or enhance cultural, sporting, welfare, health promotion, community…

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Job completed for Wingecarribee River Green Army

February 22, 2017Posted in: Environment
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Following six months of intensive environmental work on the Wingecarribee River, the second round of Green Army participants are preparing to down tools as the rehabilitation project draws to a close. Attending the Burradoo graduation ceremony was Campbell Page’s National Green Army Program Manager, Kristie Kelly, members of the Bong Bong Common Management Committee and…

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