Building bridges to full participation, by giving local kids a hand with their learning

July 20, 2023Posted in: Community
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teacher working with young child with educational toys

Some families at Kangaloon are seeing their child’s self-esteem thrive since the school reached out to Bridges for Learning. The caring local experts in holistic support for children with additional needs were able to come alongside kids struggling with their literacy, numeracy and social skills, thanks to a grant through Council’s Community Assistance Scheme. “It’s...

Safety prioritised and legal obligations addressed, in relation to Mountain Biking in our Shire’s natural areas.

July 20, 2023Posted in: Community, Corporate Affairs, Environment
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Picture of one of the trails with a sign on it.

Shaping the future of recreational trails in Wingecarribee Shire’s natural areas is something many community members are passionate about. At this week’s Ordinary Meeting of Council, actions taken to progress decisions about unauthorised mountain biking trails at Mount Gibraltar, were reported. Subsequently, a statement has today been issued by Council Administrator Mr Viv May, calling...

A strong community turn-out for this week’s Station Street celebrations

July 19, 2023Posted in: Community, Delivering, Development
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crowd gathered listening to speakers

It was wonderful to be joined by so many community members at this week’s celebration of the great outcome achieved, in close collaboration with our community, on the renewal and revitalisation of Station Street. Council Administrator Mr Viv May expressed gratitude to the many key stakeholders involved in making it happen. Among them, Friends of...

Love the beauty of our Shire? Let’s put a stop to illegal dumping

July 14, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs

2 kids running across a paddock that is clear of rubbish

We all value the beauty of our Shire with its lush green pastures and natural bushland. It’s why we’ve partnered with the NSW Environment Protection Authority to do away with unsightly and damaging illegal dumping in our region. Council has dedicated a new Ranger to the cause, and community members can make a difference by...

Platform Artspace dedicated to connecting community

July 14, 2023Posted in: Community
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Picture of the artspace hallway leading to Stations St

A new creative platform will be unveiled on Tuesday 8th August at ReFrame Youth Walk-In on Station Street, for the imaginative sharing of stories that connect our Shire. Brought to fruition by grant funding through Council’s Community Assistance Scheme, Platform Artspace will launch with an eye-catching 25m floor mural exploring the connection between mental wellbeing...

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