Bushfire emergency contacts

December 23, 2014Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair is reminding residents of the correct emergency contacts in the event of a bushfire. “Fingers crossed that our Shire isn’t threatened by bushfires this summer,” Councillor Gair said.  “But as we saw last October in our northern villages, it only takes minutes for a bushfire to spread out of...

What’s your summer holiday Plan B?

December 19, 2014Posted in: Events, Other

With the festive season just around the corner, Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair is encouraging residents to organise their Plan B before they head off to a party. “It doesn’t matter if you’re attending a party around the block or out in town,” Councillor Gair said.  “If you’re planning on having a drink, organise...

Early collection for garbage bins on public holidays

December 18, 2014Posted in: Environment, Other
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WSC waste

Garbage collections will proceed as per normal for residents over the holiday period, albeit a little earlier. “Workers from Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre will still be collecting rubbish bins on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day,” said Council’s Business Services Coordinator, Scott McAllan. “However, to allow our staff to enjoy Christmas...

Council to roll out new water meters in new year

December 17, 2014Posted in: Roads and Assets

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Wingecarribee Shire Council will start replacing almost 2,500 water meters across the Shire from the start of the new year as part of its regular maintenance program. Under the water meter replacement project some 2,500 of the Shire’s oldest residential and industrial water meters will be replaced at a cost of $300,000. Council’s Water and...