Archive: Oct 2020

Council secures Australian Government funding for Bowral Memorial Hall

October 30, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $2.8 million in Australian Government funding to renovate Bowral Memorial Hall. Council’s Acting General Manager Barry Paull said the funds had been secured as part of the latest round of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. “The funds are warmly welcomed and will now allow Council to start initial...

Council begins refurbishment of Mittagong SES Centre

October 29, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to refurbish the Mittagong SES Volunteer Centre following grant funding secured from the Australian Federal Government. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the repairs to the Bessemer Street building would see much improved facilities for our Shire’s State Emergency Service volunteers. “Our SES volunteers give up an incredible amount of...

Berrima All Abilities Playground open for action!

October 22, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has this week opened the Shire’s latest all abilities playground in Berrima. Officiating at the opening at the Berrima Marketplace was Deputy Mayor Grahame Andrews and Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman. The $383,290 project was funded with $270,190 from the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund and Community Building Partnership programs, $111,100...

Entries now open for ‘Photo Voice’ bush fire exhibition

October 16, 2020Posted in: Community
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New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Southern Highlands Foundation (FireAid) are inviting photographers from across the Shire to join them as they prepare a special photo exhibition documenting last season’s ‘Black Summer’ bushfires. Council’s Group Manager of Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard said the Southern Highlands had endured unimaginable anguish following the Green Wattle Creek and...

Wattle Street Car Park open for business

October 16, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Motorists and shoppers in Bowral have more car parking options following the opening of Council’s newly expanded Wattle Street Car Park. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the refurbished and expanded car park was ideally situated in the town’s central business district. “This car park will provide multiple benefits for Bowral,” the Mayor explained.  “Not...