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Minimising bushfire risk at public facilities

November 16, 2021Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council continues to work with key stakeholders on a process for closing public facilities in times of increased fire danger. The process applies to organised group activities at sports fields, pools, cemeteries and public halls on bushfire-prone land. Council’s General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble, said the new process would help Council better respond...

Youth ready to shred at Bundanoon Skate Park

June 1, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair have today officially opened the brand-new Bundanoon Skate Park. “This is an absolutely fabulous facility that I’m sure our Shire’s youth will enjoy for years to come,” Mayor Gair said. “I’m particularly pleased at the range of elements that have been included in the...

Public playgrounds reopen across Shire

May 20, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Playgrounds

Public playgrounds are set to reopen across the Shire as COVID-19 restrictions are eased throughout the state. Council has progressively begun re-opening public playgrounds, skate parks and outdoor exercise equipment across the Shire as of Monday 18 May. The re-opening is in-line with the NSW Government’s recently announced first stage easing of social restrictions. Prior...

Draft Seymour Park Masterplan on exhibition

December 10, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors recently endorsed the public exhibition of a draft 2019 Masterplan for Seymour Park. The draft Masterplan has been produced to explore a number of possibilities on how to improve the popular Moss Vale park and is aligned with Council’s Parks Strategy, Public Toilet Strategy...

Council weeds out glyphosate use

July 31, 2019Posted in: Environment

Playground equipment with person demonstrating weed control method

With the use of glyphosate-based products coming under greater scrutiny, Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to conduct its own trials into weed control alternatives. Council’s Manager of Open Spaces, Recreation and Building Maintenance, Greg Bray said ongoing trials included non-chemical based alternatives. “We’re keeping an open mind and to date we’ve investigated products that use...