Category: Community

Council invites residents to take a break in Bowral

March 16, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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three young women laughing outdoors

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to transform the courtyard next to Bowral Memorial Hall into a temporary wellness hub between 22 and 26 March 2021. Eats and Entertainment is a free experience that will operate between 12 noon and 2 pm over five weekdays. Council’s Community Development Coordinator, Cath Brennan, said the transformation aims to...

Wingecarribee Shire Council suspended

March 12, 2021Posted in: Community
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Council chambers 2021

The NSW Government has today suspended Wingecarribee Shire Council and appointed Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM for a three-month period. Minister for Local Government The Hon Shelley Hancock MP made the decision to suspend Council after considering its submission in response to a notice of intention received on March 3. The suspension follows ongoing...

Bushfire Recovery and Resilience Grants now open

March 5, 2021Posted in: Community
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New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with the NSW Government has launched a Bushfire Community Recovery Small Grants Program to support local communities recovering from the 2019/20 bushfires. Grants of up to $10,000 are available to assist not-for-profit organisations and associations across the Southern Highlands. Council’s Group Manager of Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard, said the...

Draft Revised Communications Strategy on exhibition

March 5, 2021Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community after Councillors unanimously endorsed the public exhibition of the Draft Revised Communications Strategy. The draft document is a review of Council’s existing Communications Strategy originally adopted in 2014 and examines how Council manages its numerous communications channels. Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate Strategy and Development Services...

Community Services Expo at the Bowral Memorial Hall

February 22, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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Thomas-Andrew Baxter welcomes participants to the 2016 expo

Wingecarribee Shire Council will host the Shire’s annual Wingecarribee Community Services Expo on Thursday 25 February at the Bowral Memorial Hall. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, 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 will be...

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