After hours bitumen paving on Station Street, better for motorists and businesses

March 9, 2023Posted in: Delivering, Listening, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s trial of an innovative new bitumen pavement to help fast-track works on Station Street is paying dividends for locals, less than a week after the start of construction. To minimise inconvenience for motorists and businesses and enable the road to re-open by Easter, Council is laying a new pavement solution called EME2,...

Innovative methodology to put Station Street Upgrade back on track

March 3, 2023Posted in: Delivering, Listening, Roads and Assets
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Welcome news for motorists today – new technology, combined with continuing construction after dark, will put the Station Street Upgrade back on track. Minimising inconvenience for motorists has been Wingecarribee Shire Council’s priority following the discovery of hazardous Coal Tar during roadworks, and the project team have succeeded in quickly finding an innovative solution for...

2000 more households stand to benefit from extending bin collections

February 21, 2023Posted in: Listening, Other
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WSC waste

Community focus groups will inform decisions around expanding waste collection services across our shire, to include an extra 2,000 homes in outlying villages. Valued input from residents is sought by Wingecarribee Shire Council in preparation for the 2024 waste collection tender process. Current contractor JR Richards has been emptying bins for more than 20,000 local...

Outlining election priorities for a thriving shire

February 20, 2023Posted in: Development, Listening

We all want our shire to prosper and thrive, and in the lead up to the 2023 NSW State Government Elections, Wingecarribee Shire Council has detailed a list of critical priorities to support social, economic and environmental sustainability across the Southern Highlands. Presented before Council at its February Meeting, the Election Priorities 2023 document calls...

Collaborative opportunities highlighted in Joint Region Economic Development Strategy

December 23, 2022Posted in: Listening, Other
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An Economic Development Strategy prepared by the Canberra Region Joint Organisation (CRJO), outlining key pillars for future economic growth for councils in south-east NSW and the ACT, is now available on Council’s website. The Canberra Region Economic Development Strategy (CREDS) is considered a key priority of the ten councils which combined form the CRJO. Wingecarribee...