Council calls for 2015 Tulip Time charity partner

October 22, 2014Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from charities wishing to become the official charity partner for next year’s Tulip Time celebrations. Council’s Manager of Tourism and Events, Steve Rosa is encouraging all eligible charities to lodge an application. “Tulip Time is our largest annual event, bringing tens of thousands of visitors from across...

Compressed polystyrene truckload leaves RRC

October 20, 2014Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) has this month seen off its first truckload of compacted polystyrene from its dedicated polystyrene recycling machine. In total 10.56 tonnes of the material was loaded and transported from the Council operated facility to a specialist recycling plant. “Polystyrene is used across a wide range of industries,” said...

Council launches Highlands Pool Flippers swim safety program

October 17, 2014Posted in: Events

With summer just weeks away, Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to trial a dedicated children’s water swim safety program entitled, ‘Highlands Pool Flippers’. Starting Saturday 18 October the eight-week program is aimed at 6 to 14 year olds. Council’s Pools and Facilities Supervisor Tannia Andrews explained the concept of the program. “The summer school holidays...

Deputy Mayor welcomes LIRS funding

October 16, 2014Posted in: Development, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council Deputy Mayor, Councillor Graham McLaughlin has today welcomed the news that the Southern Highlands will receive $4.0 million in subsidised interest funding under the NSW Government’s Local Infrastructure Renewal Scheme (LIRS). “With this money Council will re-seal over 100 kilometres of local roads across the Southern Highlands,” Councillor McLaughlin said.  “It’s a...

New closing times for Wingecarribee Animal Shelter

October 16, 2014Posted in: Community

Effective Monday 27 October 2014 Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Animal Shelter will bring forward its weekday closing time to 3.30pm. As the Animal Shelter is located within the Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre (RRC), by bringing forward the weekday closure time by half an hour, animal shelter customers who arrive late in the afternoon will have...

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