Bikes for Humanity

February 15, 2011Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council in association with Bikes for Humanity is calling on residents of the Southern Highlands to donate their unwanted pushbikes to assist the less fortunate. On hand for the announcement, Councillor Jim Clark said the initiative was a great way for locals to help the under privileged in Africa. “Bikes for Humanity is...

Development Application processing times on the way down

February 9, 2011Posted in: Development

Wingecarribee Shire Council today released figures showing that its processing times for development applications have fallen 30% to an average of 61 days per development this financial year. “This is on par with other regional councils with a similar population base,” said Council’s Director of Environment and Planning, Mr Scott Lee. The figure reported is...