Free workshops to help youth foster skills

June 23, 2020Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is offering a series of free workshops to support the development of skills in young people aged 12 to 24 years. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams said the workshops were designed to upskill young people and provide them with greater opportunities for employment, particularly in the entertainment industry. “Here in the...

Council’s community centres and halls set to reopen

June 19, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Council-managed community centres and halls across the Shire will progressively reopen as of Tuesday 23 June as COVID-19 restrictions are eased throughout the State. The community centres and halls will reopen in-line with the NSW Government’s easing of social restrictions however Council’s Assets Manager Stace Lewer said the reopening came with stringent conditions. “We’ve been...

Playspace Strategy on exhibition

June 17, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors unanimously endorsed the public exhibition of the draft Playspace Strategy. The draft strategy has been produced to provide guidance around Council’s future provision, development and maintenance of its playgrounds. Council’s Asset Coordinator Parks and Buildings Rachel Forte said the draft strategy assessed Council’s play...

Don’t trust the dirt dealer

June 12, 2020Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents of the Shire to be wary of operators offering ‘free fill’ following a spate of recent incidents. Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services Mark Pepping said operators often targeted areas within easy access of major highways. “We’ve had a number of incidents reported recently including properties...

Saleyard upgrade tender now open

June 11, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets
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The tender for the upgrades to the cattle yards at the Southern Regional Livestock Exchange (SRLX) is now open. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Deputy General Manager Operations, Finance and Risk, Barry Paull said the request for tender follows consultation undertaken with key stakeholders at the Council-managed facility. “Last year our project team and specialist consultants approached...

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