Birds and bats to headline World Wildlife Day

February 28, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Eastern Spinebill

Wingecarribee Shire Council will celebrate this year’s World Wildlife Day with a free speaker forum that will focus on birds in backyards and microbats. To be held at the Gilbraltar Hotel on Saturday 3 March 2018, the morning forum will feature an address on birds and their habitats indigenous to our Shire. The discussion will...

Council calls for information on vandals

February 23, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for information from residents who may have witnessed any persons damaging public facilities in Bowral’s Corbett Gardens and Moss Vale’s Leighton Gardens. Council’s Supervisor of Parks and Open Spaces Guy Stearn said incidents of damage had become more commonplace in recent weeks. “The Australia Day long weekend was one recent...

The road is no place for excuses

February 23, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding motorists and pedestrians across the Shire to be extra vigilant on roads during Road Rules Awareness Week. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, explained that Road Rules Awareness Week is the perfect opportunity for all drivers to reflect and improve on their driving habits. “Motorists, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians all...

Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 19, 2018Posted in: Community
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Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2018 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, community...

Helping learner drivers become safer drivers

February 16, 2018Posted in: Events
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Learner Drivers in front of car

Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting two free learner driver workshops in a bid to help learner drivers prepare for solo driving. The Learner Driver Parent Workshop will be held on the evening of Tuesday 20 February in Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre from 6pm. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors...