Tagged: Berrima

Australia Day nominations now being called

September 7, 2017Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to nominate their fellow citizens for the upcoming 2018 Australia Day Awards. Nominations are sought in two categories and contributions can include individual acts of compassion, generosity or bravery. Categories for the 2018 Awards include: Citizen of the Year, and Young Citizen of the Year The Young Citizen...

Council to undertake smoke testing of sewers

May 31, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to begin a smoke-testing program across Moss Vale, Berrima and East Bowral over the coming months. The program involves Council’s contractor pumping an odourless smoke or dense mist into the sewerage system to detect faults and illegal connections. “Smoke testing is a common maintenance technique we use to identify potential...

Volunteers named Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizens

January 27, 2017Posted in: Events

Tireless Southern Highland volunteer Dr Allan Beavis (OAM) has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2017 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. The former Headmaster and now Musical Director of St Jude’s Anglican Church and the Bowral Autumn Musical Festival is also a Board Member of the Southern Highlands Symphony Orchestra. In 2013 Dr Beavis received an...

Bob Turner to headline Shire’s Australia Day celebrations

December 21, 2016Posted in: Community, Events

Bob Turner

One of Australia’s most recognisable and respected sports personalities Mr Bob Turner is set to join Wingecarribee’s Australia Day celebrations this January as the Shire’s 2017 Australia Day Ambassador. Best known for his basketball coaching and administration, Mr Turner is renowned throughout sporting circles for his marketing and management ability. Originally from the United States,...

Berrima Road consultant announced

September 22, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

Commencement of work on the multi-million dollar Berrima Road Deviation Project is a step closer with the appointment of specialist infrastructure consultancy firm Opus International Consultants P/L. The multi-disciplinary infrastructure consultancy group has been engaged by Wingecarribee Shire Council to undertake detailed design and environmental studies for the multi-million dollar project. The project will see...