Bicycles for Change ship container from RRC

April 23, 2015Posted in: Community, Environment, Events
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Namibia’s needy are set to benefit from the generosity of Southern Highlands residents with the imminent arrival of a shipping container of locally donated second-hand bicycles. Bidding farewell to the shipping container packed with bikes will be Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair and Bicycles for Change volunteer Hans Radowitz. “This is now the third...

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 21, 2015Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair is urging residents across the Shire to attend one of this weekend’s ANZAC Day services. “This Saturday marks the 100th anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “To commemorate the occasion and pay respect to those who...

Record request for Planning Certificates puts Council under strain

April 15, 2015Posted in: Development

Less than four months into the calendar year and almost one thousand Planning Certificates have been lodged with Wingecarribee Shire Council since the start of January. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping explained the impact of this figure. “The number of Planning Certificates lodged and processed with Council...

Council hosts final Fit for the Future presentations

April 9, 2015Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to attend a presentation explaining the challenges faced by Council in the lead up to the NSW State Government’s Fit for the Future deadline. Hosting the presentations will be Council’s General Manager, Ann Prendergast. “Many people would have heard the term Fit for the Future since the State Government...

Draft Operational Plan and Budget on exhibition

April 8, 2015Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after councillors tonight endorsed the draft Operational Plan, Budget and Revenue Policy 2015-16 including Fees and Charges which go on public exhibition next week. The draft documents represent Council’s response to public input gathered from Wingecarribee 2031+, Council’s long-term community plan for the Southern Highlands. Wingecarribee...

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