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Ten tips to reduce winter air pollution

June 3, 2021Posted in: Community, Environment

Wood fire smoke

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to check their wood heaters to boost efficiency and help improve air quality this winter. “As temperatures drop and winter sets in, the incorrect use of wood fire heaters can seriously affect our air quality,” said Council’s Acting Deputy General Manager Ms Danielle Lidgard. “On colder days, wood smoke...

Roundtable scheduled to review Destination Strategy

May 28, 2021Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May will establish a full-day roundtable discussion on 25 June 2021 to review the Shire’s recently adopted Destination Strategy. Mr May committed to reviewing the document following approaches from the community. “I understand that the Southern Highlands Destination Strategy was only adopted last November,” he said. “But the fact...

Community Satisfaction Survey results made public

May 19, 2021Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May is calling for wide-ranging improvements at Council following the release of the latest Community Satisfaction Survey. Key findings from the 2021 Community Satisfaction Survey undertaken earlier in the year paint an unflattering perception of the performance of Councillors, a continued downward trend in Council’s image and a subsequent...

Bookings open for Seniors Festival

March 26, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

NSW Seniors Festival branding

Bookings for Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2021 Seniors Festival activities are set to open Monday 29 March 2021. Council’s Aged and Disability Officer, Erin Adams urged prospective attendees to view the program ahead of the booking opening. “With over 60 events planned for this year’s festival, we’re confident we’ve got something to please everyone,” Ms Adams...

Community representatives called for selection panel

March 24, 2021Posted in: Community, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM is calling on community representatives to join a selection panel to assist in selecting Council’s next General Manager. “As mentioned at last week’s Extraordinary Meeting, I consider the appointment of a General Manager to be a priority undertaking during my term as Interim Administrator of Wingecarribee...