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Seeds we don’t want saved

March 5, 2021Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on home owners with Agapanthus plants to remove the seed heads before they open and release their potentially invasive seeds. A native plant of southern Africa, Agapanthus have quickly become one of the Highlands’ favourite garden plants, enjoyed by keen gardeners for their pretty white and purple flowers and year-round…

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Bushfire Recovery and Resilience Grants now open

March 5, 2021Posted in: Community
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New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with the NSW Government has launched a 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 Group Manager of Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard, said the…

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Draft Revised Communications Strategy on exhibition

March 5, 2021Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community after Councillors unanimously endorsed the public exhibition of the Draft Revised Communications Strategy. The draft document is a review of Council’s existing Communications Strategy originally adopted in 2014 and examines how Council manages its numerous communications channels. Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate Strategy and Development Services…

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Community Services Expo at the Bowral Memorial Hall

February 22, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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Thomas-Andrew Baxter welcomes participants to the 2016 expo

Wingecarribee Shire Council will host the Shire’s annual Wingecarribee Community Services Expo on Thursday 25 February at the Bowral Memorial Hall. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Cath Brennan, explained that the Expo provides an opportunity for residents to discover the range of services and support groups that contribute to our Shire. “Over 35 exhibitors will be…

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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,…

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