Tagged: Hill Top

Don’t trust the dirt dealer

September 8, 2020Posted in: Community

Pile of contaminated construction waste

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents of the Highlands to be wary of operators offering ‘free fill’ following a spate of recent incidents. Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services Mark Pepping said the operators were targeting villages within easy access of the Hume Highway. “The most recent cases involved the mass dumping...

Pedestrians urged to ‘Look out before you step out’

February 10, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Look before you step out stencil on pavement

Wingecarribee Shire Council has been installing road stencils at pedestrian crossings, intersections and pedestrian refuges throughout the Shire in a bid to improve pedestrian safety. Recent data from Transport for NSW’s Road Safety Plan 2021 shows that pedestrians make up 17 per cent of all fatalities and nine per cent of all serious injuries on...

Community meetings called for northern and southern villages

January 16, 2020Posted in: Events, Other

Candidate Information Seminars

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has called for bush fire affected residents to meet and discuss local priorities for the Federal Government’s recently announced $1 million Bushfire Relief Package. Mayor Gair said it was imperative that residents have input as to where the money be spent. “It’s all well and good for Council to say...

NSW Youth Week returns for 2019

April 5, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

Teenage girls laughing

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting the youth of the Southern Highlands to come together and celebrate NSW Youth Week from Wednesday 10 April to Thursday 18 April 2019. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams explained the importance of the week for our Shire’s young residents. “It provides a chance for our youth to get involved...

Demystifying energy at Hill Top

June 22, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage are set to host a joint energy-saving workshop at Hill Top on Wednesday 4 July. Michael Rhydderch, Council’s Environmental Project Officer said the two-hour workshop would help residents better understand their power usage and explain how to cut energy costs. “As the outside temperature...