Mayor calls for NSW/ACT Award nominations

July 27, 2018Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Ken Halstead is calling for local nominations as part of this year’s NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards. Mayor Halstead said the awards provided an opportunity for community groups, businesses and individuals to be recognised and acknowledged for a job well done. “These awards are designed to encourage, acknowledge and reward...

‘Bag It’ documentary comes to Mittagong

July 26, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Credit Reel Thing Productions

In celebration of Plastic Free July Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting a free community screening of the environmental documentary ‘Bag It’ at Mittagong Playhouse on Sunday 29 July. Michael Rhydderch, Council’s Environmental Project Officer said the film followed the journeys of Jeb Berrier as he tries to make sense of our dependence on plastic...

Your pipes feel the cold too!

July 24, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

water meters

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to protect their water meters from the winter chill. The call to shelter your meter comes as the Shire enters the coldest part of the year. Council’s Water Reticulation Officer Chris Geddes said as the temperature drops below freezing the number of calls to fix burst water meters increased....

Council to carry out Shire-wide bridge inspections

July 19, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to undertake a Shire-wide assessment of all Council maintained bridges to help better plan for future works. The Bridge Assessment Project began in June and will continue into 2019 with approximately 50 Council maintained bridges being evaluated during this period. As part of the $416,000 program, all Council bridges will...