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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...

Changes to LEP to support tourism and hospitality operators

December 14, 2020Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council has this month received confirmation that its amendment to the Wingecarribee Local Environment Plan (LEP), that will provide greater flexibility for the Shire’s tourism and hospitality industries, has been finalised. The amendments to the LEP include: Increasing the maximum number of bedrooms in Bed & Breakfast Accommodation establishments to five, Increasing the...

Council to crack down on unauthorised corflute signs

June 25, 2020Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding business operators of the correct use of advertising signage as social distancing restrictions ease across the State. Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services Mark Pepping said the use of corflute signs remained a contentious issue. “During the height of the COVID-19 lock-down Council relaxed many of its...

Bushfire-affected small businesses encouraged to cash in

April 3, 2020Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding local business owners that they may be eligible for the NSW Government’s Small Business Support Grants, with 575 local businesses already receiving grants of up to $10,000. Eligible businesses must have experienced a 40 per cent drop in revenue over a three-month period, compared to the previous year, because of...

Highland businesses back up and running

January 22, 2020Posted in: Development

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has welcomed the announcement by the Rural Fire Service (RFS) declaring the Shire safe to visit following the recent bush fires. “This is great news for our Shire, our residents and businesses,” he said. The NSW Rural Fire Service informs that the fires which had previously threatened parts of the...