Tagged: Moss Vale

Responsible pet ownership starts at home

September 25, 2017Posted in: Community

Photo: Jackson Jost

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding pet owners of their responsibilities following a recent dog attack in Moss Vale. “All dog attacks should be reported to Council,” said Council’s Business Support Officer Ranger Services Alicia Kaylock. “Of course, if a person has been injured and requires immediate help always dial ‘000’ first”. If you are involved...

Saleyards host major emergency exercise

August 3, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

A major interagency emergency training exercise held at the Southern Regional Livestock Exchange (SRLX) has been heralded a success by participants. The mock-emergency was staged at the Council-owned and managed facility on Monday 31 July to test local emergency service response and procedures. The scenario chosen for the simulated emergency was an outbreak of the...

Moss Vale Aquatic Centre named Facility of the Year

August 1, 2017Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre

Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre (MVAC) has been awarded the NSW Facility of the Year by Belgravia Leisure. The award was presented at the 2017 Get Connected Belgravia Leisure Conference in July. Some of the key areas recognised by the award include outstanding customer service, innovation, environmental sustainability and leadership. Centre Manager, Gareth Horner,...

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

June 30, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

Teaching a young person to drive needn’t be a daunting task with a number of Council workshops and hands-on driving events designed to help parents of learner drivers prepare their teenagers for safer driving. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz said parents and supervisors of novice drivers have a crucial role to play...

Bin audit reveals recycling on the rise

June 26, 2017Posted in: Environment

Results from a recent bin audit conducted across the Shire has shown Highland residents are tops at recycling. Conducted throughout May and June, the bin audit revealed that 65.3 per cent of all waste generated by the sample study was correctly placed in the recyclable bin. “This is a fantastic result!” said Council’s Waste Education...