Archive: Apr 2016

Council supports future of Bowral Bowling Club

April 29, 2016Posted in: Community
 , ,

The future of the Bowral Bowling Club looks bright thanks to an interest-free loan from Wingecarribee Shire Council. The $231,000 interest-free loan has been granted to help the club install a new synthetic bowling green. “The installation of a synthetic green could potentially save the club up to $40,000 per year in maintenance costs,” said...

EPA infringement notice for Robertson STP spill

April 28, 2016Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets
 , ,

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today accepted the penalty handed down by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) following a chemical spill at its Robertson Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) in late January. An estimated 3,700 litres of caustic soda, which is used in the treatment of sewage, escaped from an onsite storage tank at the treatment plant...

Volunteers needed to restore treasured waterway

April 26, 2016Posted in: Environment, Events
 , ,

Mittagong Creek Bushcare

Wingecarribee Shire Council and local volunteers are inviting residents to join them in helping restore Mittagong Creek, one of the most significant and treasured waterways in the Southern Highlands. The Friends of Mittagong Creek Rivercare Group, a small group of volunteers assisting in the Mittagong Creek Rehabilitation Project, will be holding their first community working...

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 15, 2016Posted in: Events
 ,

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper is urging residents across the Shire to attend one of this weekend’s ANZAC Day services. “Next Monday marks the 101th anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “To commemorate the occasion and pay respect to those who...

Expressions of Interest called for 2016 Art Studio Trail

April 14, 2016Posted in: Events, Tourism
 , , ,

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from studios and artists to participate in the 2016 Southern Highlands Art Studio Trail. The Art Studio Trail is the feature event of the Southern Highlands Arts Festival which runs throughout the month of November. “The Art Studio Trail gives the public a rare opportunity to...