Mayor congratulates Yelverton Truffles

June 30, 2014Posted in: Tourism
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Juliet Arkwright has this morning congratulated Yelverton Truffles on the announcement that it has unearthed Australia’s largest recorded French Black Perigord Truffle at 1.172 kilos. “Congratulations to Ted and Barbara Smith from Yelverton Truffles on their fabulous find,” Mayor Arkwright said. “In only their third harvest year this is wonderful recognition...

Regional PCYC moves a step closer

June 25, 2014Posted in: Community
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A dedicated Police Citizens Youth Club (PCYC) for the Wingecarribee and Wollondilly Shires has moved a step closer with the Minister for Police and Emergency Services approving $250,000 for the establishment of the Mittagong-based facility. Regarding signing off on the funding, the NSW Minister for Mental Health, Assistant Minister for Health and local Member for...

Bowral Library to host free HSC seminar

June 25, 2014Posted in: Community, Events

study lock-in

With 2014 flying by 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 will host a free...

Council info kiosk to visit Robertson

June 20, 2014Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council officers will be visiting the residents of Robertson on Thursday 26 June 2014 as part of a mobile roadshow. Council’s Acting General Manager Ann Prendergast said the information kiosks are an opportunity for residents to ask questions without having to visit the Moss Vale Civic Centre. A number of Council officers will...

Draft Communications and Community Engagement strategies on exhibition

June 18, 2014Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from residents on its draft Communications and Community Engagement strategies which went on exhibition on Monday 16 June 2014. Council’s Acting General Manager Ann Prendergast said the dual strategies were designed to provide Council with clear directives on future communications and community engagement goals. “These strategies are intended to...