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Community and industry reps invited to help shape Shire’s future housing

June 10, 2022Posted in: Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on interested persons to help guide future residential development across the Southern Highlands. As part of a major review of low and medium density residential development controls across the Shire, Council is inviting interested community and industry representatives to take part in an upcoming public information and consultation session. The…

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Council warns of correct property advertising

June 7, 2022Posted in: Development
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Drone image of Moss Vale Town

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today reiterated its position regarding a recent advertisement of land in the Moss Vale area. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble cited a property for sale located on the Illawarra Highway as being advertised as having development potential despite both the current property zoning and Council’s Local Housing Strategy not allowing for…

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Highlands businesses urged to take part in regional survey

June 7, 2022Posted in: Listening, Other
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Drone image of Moss Vale Town

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging local business owners to take part in an online survey to better understand economic trends and issues facing local operators. The survey is being undertaken by the Department of Regional NSW and will be critical in the update of statewide Regional Economic Development Strategies (REDS). The Wingecarribee Regional Economic Development…

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Expressions of Interest open for 2022 Art Studio Trail

June 6, 2022Posted in: Community, Events
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Arts Studio Trail

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from artists and galleries wishing to participate in the 2022 Southern Highlands ArtsTrail. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing Carmel Foster said art lovers were keen to see the return of the popular event following last year’s COVID hiatus. “The pandemic not only forced the cancellation…

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Council to host Sustainability Festival

June 3, 2022Posted in: Community, Environment, Events
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Marquee at outdoor festival. Two women posing for photo with Council branding.

Wingecarribee Shire Council is hosting an inaugural Wingecarribee Greener Footprint Fair on Saturday 25 June to inspire and connect residents with local sustainable living experts. The free family friendly event will take place between 11 am and 4 pm within the Old Town Hall and nearby Bendooley Precinct in Bowral. Council’s Manager of Environment and…

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