Category: Community

Council hosts Manga workshop for Youth Week

March 24, 2017Posted in: Community, Events
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If you know the difference between Goku and Gohan, an upcoming workshop at Bowral Library may be for you! To help celebrate National Youth Week, Council’s Library services team is hosting a free Manga Drawing Workshop on Wednesday 5 April 2017. Led by renowned artist and illustrator Matt Lin, the workshop will teach participants tips...

Council calls for effective control of dogs

March 10, 2017Posted in: Community
 

Photo: Jackson Jost

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to keep dogs under effective control following a record number of roaming dogs being impounded over the summer months. One hundred and twenty dogs were impounded from December 2016 through to February. “That’s a 15 per cent increase from the same time the previous year,” said Council’s Senior Ranger...

Council gears up for 2017 Seniors Festival

February 24, 2017Posted in: Community, Events
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Photo by Adrian Flores

Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up for this year’s Seniors Festival with a variety of events being held from 3 to 12 March. Events include a free seniors cycling workshop presented by Rideability Cycle Education. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Lausz explained that the workshop is perfect for seniors looking to brush up on their...

Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 23, 2017Posted in: Community
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Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2017 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year Council will distribute up to $130,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. Monies can be sought to fund programs, equipment or capital works which aim to establish, improve or enhance cultural, sporting, welfare, health promotion, community...