Tagged: bicycle

Southern Highlands Bikes4Life volunteers needed

March 8, 2019Posted in: Community

Australian not-for-profit organisation Bikes 4 Life is calling on volunteers from across the Shire to help the local branch restore pushbikes for needy communities. The Southern Highlands branch of Bikes 4 Life operate from Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) where they are led by the Shire’s 2019 Australia Day Citizen of the Year, Hans Radowitz....

RRC and Bicycles for Change to host free workshops

April 4, 2018Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

If you don’t know the difference between a gooseneck and crank arm, a new weekly bicycle repair workshop to be hosted at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) may be the perfect course for you. Starting Wednesday 4 April and every Wednesday thereafter, volunteers from Bicycles for Change will conduct a free hands-on workshop starting at...

Bikes bound for Namibia depart Council’s RRC

February 12, 2018Posted in: Community

Namibia’s needy are set to benefit from the generosity of Southern Highlands residents with the imminent arrival of a shipping container of second-hand bicycles. Bidding farewell to the shipping container packed with hundreds of bikes was Wingecarribee Shire Councillor Gordon Markwart and Bicycles for Change volunteers Hans Radowitz and Bob Clark. “This container is the...

Residents encouraged to get involved in Bike Week

September 12, 2017Posted in: Events

Bike Week

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging bike riders to don their helmets and join the eighth annual BBT Family Fun Ride on Sunday 24 September 2017. The 9km ride along the Bong Bong Shared Pathway will begin at 10am from the southern end of Railway Road in Burradoo (past Oxley College). Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie...

Bicycles needed for Namibia

August 24, 2017Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council in conjunction with Bicycles for Change is calling on residents of the Southern Highlands to donate their unwanted pushbikes to help the less fortunate. The call comes on the back of a recent decision by Council to assist the Southern Highlands Branch of Bicycles for Change with a one thousand dollar donation...