Council to host International Women’s Day Breakfast

February 27, 2015Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting women of all ages from across the Shire to attend this year’s International Women’s Day on Friday 6 March with a special breakfast buffet at the Mittagong RSL. Council’s Cultural Development Officer, Jenny Kena, explained the significance of the day. “International Women’s Day has been celebrated globally since 1911,” Ms...

Animal Shelter Open Day

February 27, 2015Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting all interested members of the public to attend an Open Day at the Wingecarribee Animal Shelter on Sunday 8 March 2015 to learn more about the different management models currently being considered by Council. Council officers and a representative from Sydney Dogs and Cats Home will present an outline of...

Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 27, 2015Posted in: Community
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Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has this week launched the 2015 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year Council will distribute up to $130,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. Monies can be sought to fund programs, equipment or capital works which aim to establish, improve or enhance cultural, sporting, welfare, health promotion,...

Bookings open for Seniors Week

February 20, 2015Posted in: Community, Events
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Bookings for Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Seniors Week activities are set to open this Monday 23 February. Council’s Ageing and Disability Officer, Eliza Hazlett urged participants to join the celebrations and to get in and book early. Events planned for this year’s celebrations include music concerts, computer workshops, film screenings and dances. “In total we’ve got...

Rate your road rules to win!

February 20, 2015Posted in: Roads and Assets

In the lead up to Road Rules Awareness Week, Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging local motorists to brush up on their road knowledge in a chance to win one of four fuel vouchers. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Lausz explained the concept of the promotion. “Many drivers learn the road rules when it’s time to...