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Heavy rain forces Saturday closure of sports fields

May 7, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has today closed all Council-managed sports fields scheduled for Saturday 8 May following continued heavy overnight rain. The closure affects all Council-managed sports fields across the Shire for Saturday only and is effective immediately. The temporary closure does not affect the Welby Hockey Centre or Eridge Park Netball court facilities which remain...

Interim Administrator calls for greater project transparency

April 22, 2021Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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In a bid to ensure greater transparency Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May will undertake further community consultation on Bowral Memorial Hall and open all files regarding the Station Street Upgrade Project. “In my early conversations with residents I’ve heard numerous concerns regarding Council’s general scoping of major projects,” he said. “To ensure...

Council secures multi-million-dollar bridge grant funding

February 19, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $3.5 million in grant funding from the NSW State Government to renew four ageing bridges across the Shire. A total of $3,509,170 was obtained under the State Governments Fixing Country Bridges Program and will be spent replacing four bridges located in MIttagong, Bowral, Wildes Meadows and Meryla. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor,...