Council contributes to recycling world record

July 7, 2013Posted in: Environment, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has been recognised for contributing to a new Guinness World Record for recycling. The record was officially given to TechCollect – a nationwide recycling service who organised the collection – who have thanked their collection partners, of which Council’s Resource Recovery Centre is one, for their support. The week-long initiative by TechCollect,...

Bowral Library to host free HSC seminar

July 4, 2013Posted in: Community, Events
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With 2013 flying by it’s hard to believe it’s almost time for another group of enthusiastic year 12 students to hit the books in preparation for their Higher School Certificates. But with the written exams less than four months away, Bowral Library is busy putting together study sessions to help Highlands students prepare. Bowral Library...

Wingecarribee Libraries help keep local history alive

July 4, 2013Posted in: Community

Historic local newspapers can now be read online thanks to an initiative by Wingecarribee Public Libraries, Friends of Wingecarribee Libraries and the National Library of Australia. Through the National Library’s Australian Newspaper Digitisation Program, the Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer (published from 1884 – 1901), Bowral and Robertson Free Press (1901) and Bowral...

NAIDOC Week celebrations 2013

July 3, 2013Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council and the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community will officially kick off NAIDOC Week celebrations with a flag raising ceremony at the Civic Centre in Moss Vale at 10am on Monday 8 July. Members of the public are invited to attend the ceremony, which will be held outside the Civic Centre,...

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