Draft Operational Plan and Budget 2016-17 on exhibition

April 13, 2016Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after councillors tonight endorsed the draft 2016-17 Operational Plan and Budget including Revenue Policy and 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 strategic plan for the Southern...

Children’s Tree of Hope felled

April 11, 2016Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper has today expressed his disappointment at the destruction of a community tree intended to promote peace and harmony. Located in Bowral’s Settlers Park, the Children’s Tree of Hope was originally planted in 2001 following the attacks on the World Trade Center and subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Following...

Chemical CleanOut at Council Depot

April 8, 2016Posted in: Environment, Events
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chemical cleanout

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) in conjunction with Wingecarribee Shire Council will be accepting unwanted chemicals as part of its annual Chemical CleanOut program on Saturday 16 April at Council’s Moss Vale Depot. Residents can drop off their unwanted household chemicals – FREE of charge – at Council’s Moss Vale Works Depot, Moss Vale...

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

April 5, 2016Posted in: Events
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Learner Drivers in front of car

Teaching a young person to drive can be a daunting task, but a number of upcoming free Council workshops and hands-on driving events these school holidays may help parents of learner drivers prepare their teenagers for safer driving experiences. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors of novice drivers have...

Youth Week launches at Lake Alexandra

April 4, 2016Posted in: Events
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Southern Highlands senior citizens are joining forces with the Shire’s young people in launching this year’s Youth Week program by hosting an intergenerational day of celebration on the foreshores of Lake Alexandra this Friday 8 April. Entitled ‘Inspired by us’ the launch will begin at 10.30am and feature activities, games, a walking tour of the...

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