Author Archives: Michelle Bell

Community Expo returns for 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host the annual Wingecarribee Community Expo on Thursday 13 October at the Bowral Uniting Church Hall. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Ms Cath Brennan, explained that the Expo provides an opportunity for residents to discover the range of services and support groups that contribute to our Shire. “Over 35 exhibitors…

Bush Fire Danger Period starts 1 October 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents to prepare now with the statutory Bush Fire Danger Period coming in effect on Saturday 1 October 2022. Council’s Manager Environment and Sustainability, Mr Barry Arthur, said the 2022/23 bush fire season will be the first to incorporate the updated Fire Danger Rating System. “Australia’s Fire Danger Rating System…

Council to host HSC Study Sessions with a difference

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting Year 12 students preparing for their end of year exams to join them for a different quality study option. Council’s Library Services and Community Development Teams have joined forces to host a series of HSC Study Sessions starting early October. The week-long program will allow Year 12 students to have…

Arts Trail maps now available

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to pick up their free map and start planning for this year’s Southern Highlands Arts Trail. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster, said this year’s Arts Trail provides an opportunity for artists to showcase their work in their studio and sell direct to the public. “This…

Expressions of interest called for Seniors Festival

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for expressions of interest from community groups, businesses and organisations interested in hosting an event during the 2023 NSW Seniors Festival. The 2023 festival will run from Wednesday 1 February to Sunday 12 February. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster, explained the importance of the festival for…