Council to crack down on car crime

April 20, 2017Posted in: Community

Council to crack down on car crime

Wingecarribee Shire Council is joining forces with Police Officers from the Hume Local Area Command (LAC) to help combat opportunistic crime. The education campaign is an initiative of the Wingecarribee Community Safety Committee which includes representatives from local Police, Council, businesses and community members. Council’s Group Manager Corporate and Community, Nick O’Connor explained the purpose...

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 19, 2017Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead is urging residents across the Shire to attend one of this year’s ANZAC Day services. “Next Tuesday marks the 102nd 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...

Free Log Book Run for learner drivers

April 13, 2017Posted in: Events
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Learner Drivers in front of car

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host a free Log Book Run in a bid to help learner drivers prepare for solo driving. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors of novice drivers have a crucial role to play in contributing to help make our roads safer. “Introducing your learner...

Residents invited to have their say on backyard burning

April 10, 2017Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comments from residents on its revised draft Urban Backyard Burning of Vegetation Policy. Council’s Manager of Environment and Sustainability, Barry Arthur explained the reason for the revision. “The Southern Highlands is synonymous with clean, fresh air and this policy seeks to ensure that this basic amenity can be enjoyed for...