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Increased COVID testing for sewage treatment plants

July 30, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with NSW Health to increase COVID testing schedules at Council’s Sewage Treatment Plants in a bid to keep the Shire COVID-safe. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the increased surveillance was a precautionary measure. “With neighbouring local government areas in lockdown this is a proactive measure we’re taking to help...

Council continues to deliver services whilst undertaking further Covid measures

July 23, 2021Posted in: Other

With Greater Sydney and the Illawarra under continued lockdown restrictions, Wingecarribee Shire Council has introduced further proactive Covid-safe procedures to help limit staff movement and protect customers. Central to the latest measures introduced is the temporary limitation on face-to-face contact. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said Council was continuing to deliver core Council services despite...

Safety fencing installed around fire-damaged buildings

July 19, 2021Posted in: Other, Roads and Assets

Temporary U-turn set up on Bong Bong Street

Progress on safely securing Bong Bong Street continues as stakeholders of Bowral’s main thoroughfare continue to work together to resume normal trade. Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager Marissa Racomelara said ongoing discussions with key parties had progressed the re-establishment of the town centre following the 1 July fire. “Cooperation between property and business owners, insurers,...

Bong Bong Street fire update

July 9, 2021Posted in: Other, Roads and Assets

Road closed sign on Bong Bong Street in Bowral

Wingecarribee Shire Council continues to work with the stakeholders of the Bowral CBD fire to have Bong Bong Street re-opened as soon as possible. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said Council was working with the property owners’ representatives and Transport for NSW to ensure the site is secured and safe to enable the return of...

Council pledges support for fire-affected businesses

July 6, 2021Posted in: Other

Extinguished fire on Bong Bong Street in Bowral

Council and the Southern Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Industry are working together to assist businesses impacted by the fire last Thursday night in Bowral’s CBD. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said Council was focused on offering immediate and longer-term assistance. “On behalf of Council I offer my deepest sympathies to all the shop owners...