Minimal euthanasia and maximum re-homing: business as usual at the Wingecarribee Animal Shelter

November 18, 2013Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council has clarified its position regarding the Wingecarribee Animal Shelter following concerns being raised by members of the community about the future operations of the facility and ongoing welfare of animals. In August of this year, The Lost Dogs Home announced their decision not to renew their contract with Wingecarribee Shire Council for...

Council info kiosk to visit Canyonleigh

November 15, 2013Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council officers will be visiting the residents of Canyonleigh on Wednesday 20 November 2013 as part of a mobile roadshow. Council’s Community Engagement Coordinator Charmaine Cooper said the information kiosks are an opportunity for residents to ask questions without having to visit the Moss Vale Civic Centre. “Staff from numerous departments will be...

Asbestos Awareness Month

November 15, 2013Posted in: Environment

November is Asbestos Awareness Month and 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 Manager Environment and Sustainability, Barry Arthur. “Even though the manufacture and use of asbestos was banned almost ten years ago, it can...

Highlands Youth Hub opening announced

November 14, 2013Posted in: Community, Events

The long-awaited Highlands Youth Hub will officially be opened to the public on Friday, 29 November after many months of renovation. The centre will officially be opened by the Mayor, Councillor Juliet Arkwright, with a ceremony to begin at 2pm. This will be followed by First Call from 3.30pm until 8pm, a free event for...

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