Archive: Jul 2016

MAYOR TO SIGN MOU WITH UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

July 28, 2016Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper has signaled his support for a strong university presences in the Southern Highlands with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) supported at this week’s Ordinary Meeting of Council. To be signed in conjunction with the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wollongong (UOW), the MoU is intended to foster a relationship...

Council sponsors 40th anniversary of Highland Gathering

July 28, 2016Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has tonight agreed to support the 2017 Bundanoon Highland Gathering with a $10,000 sponsorship. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper praised the decision. “Bundanoon is Brigadoon is a fabulous celebration and one of our Shire’s largest annual tourism events,” he said.  “Council is very proud to support their 40th anniversary with this...

Council to host ‘Just Eat It’ at Bowral Library

July 22, 2016Posted in: Environment, Events
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To celebrate the end of the Plastic Free July Challenge, Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to a free screening of the environmental documentary ‘Just Eat It’. Council’s Waste Education Officer Esther Landells explained the concept of the month-long challenge. “The idea behind the Plastic Free July Challenge is really quite simple,” Ms Landells said. ...