Tagged: bicycle

Council rewards safe cycling

November 7, 2016Posted in: Events

With the weather warming up Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging bike riders to don their helmets and participate in the Cycle for Active Transport – Helmet Hero competition for a chance to win. Residents of all ages are encouraged to collect a helmet reward card from participating outlets and after completing four local trips, present...

Council hosts Cycle for Active Transport workshops

October 31, 2016Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets


Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host a series of free cycling workshops just in time for summer. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Lausz said three Cycle for Active Transport workshops would be held throughout the months of November and December. “These workshops are designed to help residents who perhaps haven’t ridden for a while...

Council celebrates Bike Week at Burradoo

September 14, 2015Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging bike riders to don their helmets and join the sixth annual BBT Family Fun Ride on Sunday 20 September to be held along the Bong Bong Shared Pathway. Adults and children of all ages are invited to bring their bikes along to help celebrate NSW Bike Week and enjoy a...

Council secures shared recreational pathway funding

September 8, 2015Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $155,000 in grant funding from the NSW Roads and Maritime Services Active Transport program for two local community projects. The village of Hill Top will receive $140,000 towards the construction of a shared recreational pathway, pedestrian refuge and kerb ramps. Council will provide an additional $140,000 in funding towards the...

Bicycles for Change ship container from RRC

April 23, 2015Posted in: Community, Environment, Events

Namibia’s needy are set to benefit from the generosity of Southern Highlands residents with the imminent arrival of a shipping container of locally donated second-hand bicycles. Bidding farewell to the shipping container packed with bikes will be Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair and Bicycles for Change volunteer Hans Radowitz. “This is now the third...

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