Residents encouraged to learn more about Environment Levy proposal

November 23, 2011Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council has begun rolling out a series of community engagement initiatives following Councillors decision to support a motion to have the Environment Levy extended. The Environment Levy, first introduced in 2000, is due to expire in June 2013. Council is subsequently proposing to apply to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) early...

Council staff call on residents to join them for Movember

November 18, 2011Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council staff are asking the Shire’s residents to support them in their bid to raise funds for this year’s Movember campaign. Led by a group of 11 staff members from Council’s Civic Centre – nicknamed The Dirty Dozen minus one – they are asking residents to join them in the growing of facial hair...

Children’s Services to view artwork at Council

November 15, 2011Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will this week host a group of children at Council to celebrate Wingecarribee Children’s Services. The tour will be met by Wingecarribee Shire Council General Manager Jason Gordon who will inspect their artwork currently on display in Council’s Civic Centre foyer. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Coordinator of Children’s Services Melissa Lefterys said the...

A feast for the eyes as the Art Studio Trail continues this weekend

November 10, 2011Posted in: Community, Events
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Art lovers are reminded that one of the feature programs from this year’s Wine, Arts and Roses Festival continues this weekend across the Southern Highlands. The Southern Highlands Art Studio Trial, which has this year been expanded to include three weekends, continues this weekend. “The Southern Highlands is home to one of the largest and...

Council to trial extended pool hours for Water Polo

November 4, 2011Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council has announced it will trial new swim usage arrangements at its Mittagong Pool following positive discussions held this week with the newly elected Executive of Bowral Water Polo Club. “We’re confident the new schedule will be able to accommodate our frequent visitors, regular lap users and the water polo users,” said Michelle...

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