Drawing attention to World Environment Day

May 29, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events
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In the lead up to World Environment Day Wingecarribee Shire Council will be unveiling a real-time public art piece designed to question our use of single-use plastics. Council’s Environmental Project Officer Michael Rhydderch responsible for the unique artwork exhibition explained the purpose of the temporary display. “As a society we’re still way too dependent on...

Wingecarribee Heritage Award winners announced

May 24, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Restoration and conservation projects which preserve and protect our Shire’s heritage and history were celebrated at the recent 2018 Wingecarribee Heritage Awards. A total of 10 projects were recognised across eight categories at the evening ceremony held in the Henrietta Rose Room in the Old Bowral Town Hall on Monday 21 May. Council’s Strategic Land...

Household Chemical CleanOut at Council Depot

May 15, 2018Posted 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 26 May 2018 at Council’s Moss Vale Works Depot. Residents can drop off their unwanted household chemicals – FREE of charge – at Council’s Moss Vale Works Depot,...

Slow down – ducks about!

May 9, 2018Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging motorists to take extra care when behind the wheel and be mindful of wildlife on local roads. The call comes following concerns raised by residents regarding the number of recent vehicle strikes with native wildlife. Council’s Coordinator of Natural Resource Projects, Ian Perkins said the problem was often exacerbated around...

Stephens Park amenities buildings ready for 2018 season

May 7, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead has given the new Stephens Park amenities facilities in Bowral his tick of approval following an onsite visit. The project includes a new canteen and storeroom and refurbishment of the old amenities building which now includes change rooms, a referees room, accessible toilet and baby change room facilities. Also...