Category: Community

Mayor launches Christmas Giving Tree

November 27, 2020Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has today launched Council’s annual Christmas Giving Tree Appeal. “With the festive season just weeks away, we’re asking residents to share in the spirit of Christmas and donate to the less fortunate,” he said. Speaking from the Civic Centre launch the Mayor said non-perishable food items and gifts for...

Eridge Park Netball Court repairs to be fast-tracked

November 26, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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The Eridge Park Netball Courts are set to be refurbished following joint grant submissions by the Southern Highlands Netball Association (SHNA) and Council. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the refurbishment would be funded via a combination of Australian Government and State Government monies. “Council had already allocated funding to carry out repairs to the...

Put secondhand first at this year’s Garage Sale Trail

November 17, 2020Posted in: Community, Events
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vinyl records on table with Garage Sale Trail sign

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to put second hand first by shopping the Garage Sale Trail this weekend. Now in its tenth year, Garage Sale Trail is the nation’s biggest weekend of garage sales and one of Australia’s largest community events with over 400,000 people expected to participate across 16,000 garage sales nationally. New...

Asbestos Awareness Week

November 16, 2020Posted in: Community
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In the lead up to Asbestos Awareness Week, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding home owners and renovators of the risks of asbestos. Council’s Group Manager of Planning, Development and Regulatory Services, Nicholas Wilton said asbestos was still widely used in building materials up until the mid-1980’s. “Even though the manufacture and use of asbestos was...

Community invited to share vision for Bowral’s CBD

November 5, 2020Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents and business owners to become involved in the development of a streetscape Masterplan for Bowral’s main street. Council’s Acting General Manager Barry Paull encouraged locals to complete an online survey and join a discussion forum to share ideas. “This is an opportunity for Southern Highlanders to help shape the...