Tagged: Wingecarribee Shire Council

Learn to skate at Bundanoon Skate Park

January 8, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council will team up with The Totem Collective to host two skateboarding workshops on Saturday 23 January 2021. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams said the workshops catered to varying abilities. “The first session is aimed at beginners whereas the late afternoon session is more suitable for intermediate skaters,” she said. “The sessions...

Online lodgement of Development Applications now mandated

January 6, 2021Posted in: Development

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding customers of changes to how Development Applications are submitted following the mandatory introduction of the online NSW Planning Portal. Council’s Group Manager Planning, Development and Regulatory Services, Nick Wilton said the rollout of the new electronic lodgement service had been several years in the making. “Back in late 2019 the...

New disaster dashboards help manage disaster risk

December 24, 2020Posted in: Other

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A new online disaster dashboard will provide real-time information to help residents and visitors to the Wingecarribee Shire be aware of, prepare for and respond to local emergencies. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair said localised emergency updates, preparedness advice and seasonal awareness of potential risks is more important than ever. “Our residents know only...

‘Scaled-back’ Australia Day celebrations to proceed

December 22, 2020Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire’s official Australia Day celebrations are set to proceed in January in a scaled-back ceremony. Due to the continued uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and the future of public gatherings, the annual Berrima community festivities have however been cancelled for 2021. “In consultation with the event organisers we’ve made the difficult decision to reduce the size...

Sport and Recreation survey now open

December 18, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to take part in a Sport and Recreation survey to help prepare a draft Sports Facilities Strategy. Council’s Manager of Assets Stace Lewer said the survey was the first step in the preparation of the strategy. “The Southern Highlands provides a diverse range of sports and recreation activities for...