Tagged: Rangers

Council to crack down on unauthorised corflute signs

June 25, 2020Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding business operators of the correct use of advertising signage as social distancing restrictions ease across the State. Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services Mark Pepping said the use of corflute signs remained a contentious issue. “During the height of the COVID-19 lock-down Council relaxed many of its...

Don’t trust the dirt dealer

June 12, 2020Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents of the Shire 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 operators often targeted areas within easy access of major highways. “We’ve had a number of incidents reported recently including properties...

Company fined for illegal tree removal in Braemar

January 31, 2019Posted in: Environment

SMT Business Ventures Pty Ltd has been ordered to pay $25,000 by Goulburn Local Court following successful prosecution by Wingecarribee Shire Council. Local Court Magistrate Douglass ordered the firm to pay a $15,000 penalty and $10,000 in legal costs towards Council after the company’s Director pleaded guilty to the illegal removal of 45 trees at...

Dog attacks spark reminder to owners

October 16, 2018Posted in: Community

Photo: Jackson Jost

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents that all dogs are required to be on a lead in public places, unless in a designated leash-free park. Council’s Acting Team Leader Ranger Services, Brooke Dawson, said in the last three months Council has received 31 reports of dog attacks. “It’s important to remember that not everyone is...

Local charities plea for donations that count, not cost

September 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Other

Charity Dumping, Mittagong

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with local charities to tackle illegal dumping at stores and donation bins across the Shire. Council’s Regional Illegal Dumping Project Officer, Sara Rich, explained that dumping large and unusable items on kerbsides and around charity bins cost our charities thousands of dollars each year. “Local charities offer an important service...