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Learn more about becoming a councillor

May 7, 2021Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has announced a series of candidate information sessions for residents interested in standing for the NSW Local Government Elections on 4 September. Council’s Acting Deputy General Manager, Ms Danielle Lidgard, said information sessions will provide valuable information on how to run for election and the role and responsibilities of a councillor. The…

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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…

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Bin Trim offers businesses a free waste assessment

May 3, 2021Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging business owners to register for a free Bin Trim waste assessment to help take the hassle out of waste management. Bin Trim is a NSW government initiative that helps eligible businesses reduce waste sent to landfill and maximise recycling through waste assessments and rebates to help with the purchase of…

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Grants available for community-led bushfire recovery

April 30, 2021Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with the NSW Government is set to launch a third round of the Bushfire Community Recovery Small Grants Program to support local communities recovering from the 2019/20 bushfires. Grants of up to $10,000 are available to assist not-for-profit organisations and associations across the Southern Highlands. Council’s Acting Deputy General Manager,…

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