National Asbestos Awareness Week

November 22, 2021Posted in: Other
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As part of National Asbestos Awareness Week, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding home owners and renovators of the risks of asbestos. Council’s Director of Communities and Place, Geoff King said asbestos was still widely used in building materials up until 1990. “Even though the manufacture and use of asbestos was banned several decades ago, it...

Council launches Christmas Giving Tree

November 17, 2021Posted in: Community
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Council's General Manager poses with present and giving tree inside Civic Centre

Gifts are stacking up under Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Christmas Giving Tree as part of the annual donation drive to support local families in need. General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble, said that Council is proud to once again support this initiative. “For a lot of people Christmas can be an especially tough time of the year,”...

Minimising bushfire risk at public facilities

November 16, 2021Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council continues to work with key stakeholders on a process for closing public facilities in times of increased fire danger. The process applies to organised group activities at sports fields, pools, cemeteries and public halls on bushfire-prone land. Council’s General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble, said the new process would help Council better respond...

Council Meeting highlights – Wednesday 10 November

November 12, 2021Posted in: Other
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Council chambers 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Ordinary Meeting of Wednesday 10 November began with a Minute by Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May. Within the Minute the Interim Administrator congratulated both the village of Berrima on winning the title of Best Small Town in Australia and the organisers responsible for the launch of the Shire’s first regional art...

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