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Increased COVID testing for sewage treatment plants

July 30, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with NSW Health to increase COVID testing schedules at Council’s Sewage Treatment Plants in a bid to keep the Shire COVID-safe. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the increased surveillance was a precautionary measure. “With neighbouring local government areas in lockdown this is a proactive measure we’re taking to help...

Council’s Covid safe measures

July 16, 2021Posted in: Other

With Greater Sydney facing extended Covid restrictions, Wingecarribee Shire Council is supporting staff to ensure local services continue. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the organisation had reinstated numerous Covid-safe procedures. “The health and safety of our employees, their families and our community remain our key priority,” she stressed. “To help ensure we keep everybody...

Council urges continued COVID-19 vigilance

June 24, 2021Posted in: Community, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents across the Highlands to stay COVID-Safe in the wake of the recent increase in COVID-19 cases reported across Sydney. NSW Health have issued new rules and restrictions for residents of Greater Sydney including the Central Coast, Shellharbour, Blue Mountains and Wollongong local government areas. These restrictions include limitations around...

Mittagong Library set to reopen to the public

September 25, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Two female librarians holding stacks of books inside library

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to reopen Mittagong Branch Library on Tuesday 6 October 2020 as coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions continue to ease across the state. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford said while the Bowral Central Library was the first open on 1 June, many people were looking forward to returning to their local branch. “We know...

Mobile Library van returns as ‘Click & Collect’ service

September 16, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Library van parked on street

Getting your hands on a library book is about to become even easier for Highland residents with the launch of Council’s new ‘Click & Collect’ service. Starting Thursday 17 September Council will temporarily roll-out this new service which will follow the pre-existing Mobile Library route and schedule. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford said the...