Dog attacks spark reminder to owners

October 16, 2018Posted in: Community

Photo: Jackson Jost

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents that all dogs are required to be on a lead in public places, unless in a designated leash-free park. Council’s Acting Team Leader Ranger Services, Brooke Dawson, said in the last three months Council has received 31 reports of dog attacks. “It’s important to remember that not everyone is...

Council calls on residents to help make every bird count

October 15, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Galah, Georgina Steytler ©

Wingecarribee Shire Council is proud to support Birdlife Australia’s national Aussie Backyard Bird Count in a bid to count more than 2 million birds in seven days. The Aussie Backyard Bird Count will take place during National Bird Week from 22 to 28 October 2018. Council’s Bushcare and Citizen Science Environment Officer, Karen Guymer, explained how...

Bowral Pool to open for summer swimming season

October 12, 2018Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Bowral Pool

Bowral Pool will be the first public pool to open this weekend as Wingecarribee Shire Council prepares for the upcoming swimming season. The pool officially opens on Saturday 13 October 2018. Council’s Supervisor Pools and Facilities, Laura Hill, said that Bowral Swimming Centre was the perfect place to enjoy the warmer months. “We have two...

Triple Zero Challenge set to return this spring

October 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

NSW Police at Triple Zero Cricket Challenge

Wingecarribee Shire Council is proud to support the annual Triple Zero Cricket Challenge at Bradman Oval on Sunday 21 October. Council’s Local Emergency Management Officer, Amanda Lawrence, described the challenge as a continuous cricket match between local triple zero emergency service agencies. “The day provides a unique opportunity for families to meet with their local...

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