Council a finalist in 2017 Local Government NSW Awards

August 25, 2017Posted in: Environment

Koala in tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council has been recognised for environmental excellence in the 2017 Local Government NSW Excellence in the Environment Awards. Now in their twentieth year, the awards recognise outstanding achievements by local government in managing and protecting the environment. Wingecarribee Shire’s Southern Highlands Koala Conservation Project is one of six finalists in the category of...

Bicycles needed for Namibia

August 24, 2017Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council in conjunction with Bicycles for Change is calling on residents of the Southern Highlands to donate their unwanted pushbikes to help the less fortunate. The call comes on the back of a recent decision by Council to assist the Southern Highlands Branch of Bicycles for Change with a one thousand dollar donation...

RRC asbestos update

August 22, 2017Posted in: Community
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Last year Wingecarribee Shire Council reported that a small amount of asbestos was confirmed via routine laboratory testing in a sample of crushed concrete at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre. Since this announcement Council has continued to liaise with the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) and comply with their Clean-Up Notice as issued on 5 August...

Station Street detailed concept design on exhibition

August 16, 2017Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Detailed concept designs for the long-awaited Station Street Upgrade in Bowral have today gone on public exhibition. The concept plans detail the overall design of the proposed $9.5 million project including road realignments, changes to parking and streetscape improvements. Major elements of the proposed project include the construction of two lanes in each direction between...

Council calls for Plant and equipment hire tenders

August 15, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for tenders for the provision of Plant and Equipment Hire (Tender No. 6330/17.12). The Plant and Equipment Hire tender will include wet hire (with an operator), dry hire (without an operator), material haulage, plant haulage and minor works for a minimum one-year contract period with possible extensions of a further...