Category: Community

Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 19, 2018Posted in: Community
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Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2018 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...

Bikes bound for Namibia depart Council’s RRC

February 12, 2018Posted in: Community
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Namibia’s needy are set to benefit from the generosity of Southern Highlands residents with the imminent arrival of a shipping container of second-hand bicycles. Bidding farewell to the shipping container packed with hundreds of bikes was Wingecarribee Shire Councillor Gordon Markwart and Bicycles for Change volunteers Hans Radowitz and Bob Clark. “This container is the...

Council seeks feedback on aquatic facilities

February 12, 2018Posted in: Community
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Bowral Pool

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community on the Shire’s aquatic facilities. Council’s Pools and Facilities Supervisor, Laura Hill, explained that the annual survey is designed to determine community satisfaction with Council’s outdoor public swimming pools and the year-round aquatic and fitness centre in Moss Vale. “We’re looking for feedback on frequency and...

Community feedback sought on playgrounds

February 7, 2018Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Playgrounds

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents of the Southern Highlands to have their say on our Shire’s playgrounds. Council’s Parks and Properties Asset Officer, Kylie Stefaniuk, explained that Council playgrounds are an essential piece of community infrastructure. “Playgrounds are essential for children’s physical and social development and have the ability to enhance community wellbeing,” she...

Libraries welcome new e-book and e-audiobook service

February 2, 2018Posted in: Community, Other
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Keen readers across the Shire can now access even more great books online with the introduction of Bolinda Digital’s BorrowBox at Council’s libraries. Customers can browse and borrow the latest e-books and e-audiobooks and download them direct to their computer or mobile device – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Council’s Library Information...