Council invites community groups to apply for funding

April 11, 2018Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on local community groups to apply for funding as part of the latest round of ClubGRANTS. ClubGRANTS is an initiative of the NSW Government and Clubs NSW to provide funding for community development projects and services that have a direct impact on residents in the Wingecarribee Shire. Council’s Community Development Coordinator,...

NSW Youth Week returns for 2018

April 10, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Youth Week

Southern Highlands youth are invited to celebrate unity through diversity for NSW Youth Week (NYW) from Friday 13 April to Sunday 22 April 2018. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams explained the importance of the week for the Shire’s young residents. “It provides a chance for our youth to get involved with Council and local...

Nominations now open for Wingecarribee Heritage Awards

April 9, 2018Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on nominations for the 2018 Wingecarribee Heritage Awards. Council’s Strategic Land Use Planner Heritage, Fiona Mann explained the significance of the awards. “The Southern Highlands contains some of the most beautiful and significant heritage buildings and heritage items in the state,” she said. “Preserving our unique history can however be...

Backyard Burning Policy reminder

April 9, 2018Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of the new changes to its Urban Backyard Burning Policy which came into effect on 1 April 2018. The changes were adopted by Council in July last year following feedback from residents after extensive public consultation and the introduction of Council’s Green Waste bin. “Council deliberately held off introducing...

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