Highland Tourism team scoop top awards

November 30, 2012Posted in: Tourism

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Tourism Team has won two prestigious awards at this month’s 27th annual Canberra and Capital Region Tourism Awards. The team took home Best Visitor Information Services Centre and Visitor Experience Awards from the ceremony that is considered a benchmark for excellence in a wide range of tourism-related activities. Tourism Manager Steve Rosa...

Council calls for young entertainers

November 27, 2012Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on the Shire’s brightest young entertainers to strut their stuff at the next ‘Plugged-In the Plaza’ outdoor concert. Council’s Youth Liaison Facilitator, Michelle Williams said the event was an opportunity for local artists to showcase their talents. “We’re after five young acts to take part in the next show to...

Bowral pool to host Family Fun Day

November 27, 2012Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will host its annual Family Fun Day this Saturday 1 December at Bowral Pool. The wet and wild fun kicks off at 10am and finishes at 3pm. Activities planned include a BBQ, supervised pool games and water safety sessions including CPR demonstrations. Council’s giant inflatable pool toy – The Whale Tail –...

Council calls on Land for Wildlife participants

November 26, 2012Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting all local Land for Wildlife participants and other interested landholders to complete an online survey to help plan for future workshop agendas. The survey queries participants on their preference on a range of natural resource management issues and includes education and training preferences. Council’s Bushland Project Officer, Karen Guymer said...

Asbestos Awareness Week

November 23, 2012Posted in: Development, Environment

In the lead up to Asbestos Awareness Week, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding home owners and renovators of the risks of asbestos. “Asbestos was widely used in building materials up until the mid-1980s,” said Council’s Environmental Assessment Manager, Les Pawlak. “And even though the manufacture and use of asbestos was banned almost ten years ago,...