Tagged: Wingecarribee Shire Council

Council kicks off annual Summer Clean Up

January 31, 2019Posted in: Events

WSC waste

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre will commence its annual Shire-wide Summer Clean Up in Balaclava, Mittagong, Renwick and Welby starting Monday 4 February 2019. The Clean Up is available to all current domestic Council waste service users and is operated on a pre-book and pre-paid basis. Old furniture, metals and white goods with doors...

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...

Council Australia Day trading hours

January 23, 2019Posted in: Community, Events, Roads and Assets

Australia Day in Berrima

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Moss Vale Civic Centre will be closed for the Australia Day public holiday on Monday 28 January 2019. The Civic Centre, including Customer Service, will re-open as per normal business hours on Tuesday 29 January 2019. Council will however maintain essential services and normal emergency call-out arrangements....

David Bitton to headline Australia Day celebrations

January 7, 2019Posted in: Events

David Bitton portrait

International chef, author, businessman and public speaker David Bitton is set to join Wingecarribee’s Australia Day celebrations this January as the Shire’s 2019 Australia Day Ambassador. David was born in Paris and trained as a chef from age 15 in the French city before moving to a number of fine dining establishments across Europe. Fate...

Council’s Backyard Burning Map App praised at Environment Awards

December 21, 2018Posted in: Environment

Southern Highlands

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s recently introduced Backyard Burning Map App has taken home a major award at this this month’s NSW Local Government (LGNSW) Excellence in the Environment Awards. Launched in February 2018 the Backyard Burning Map App was designed in-house by Council staff in a bid to make the backyard burning rules easier to understand....