Category: Community

Refurbished Wingello Community Hall reopens to public

December 6, 2019Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has this week officially reopened the newly refurbished Wingello Community Hall. The hall, sometimes referred to as the Wingello Mechanics Institute, was closed in the middle of the year as Council undertook major refurbishments of the popular community facility. Mayor Gair said making the hall more accessible was central...

Construction begins on Bundanoon Skate Park

December 4, 2019Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Bundanoon Skate Park concept design

Works have started on the construction of the long-awaited Bundanoon Skate Park on Erith Street in Bundanoon. Located in the Bundanoon Oval precinct, Council staff and contractors have commenced site preparation and demolition works. Council’s Group Manager of Capital Projects Ned Tripkovic was confident the finished project would be warmly welcomed by the village’s youth....

Council’s draft Cemetery Policy on public exhibition

December 3, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to view and provide comment on its draft Cemeteries Policy which goes on public exhibition from Wednesday 4 December 2019. The draft policy details how Council proposes to sustainably manage, maintain and operate Wingecarribee Shire Council’s public cemeteries. Council’s Manager of Assets Stace Lewer explained the importance of the...

Mayor launches Christmas Giving Tree

November 25, 2019Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has today launched Council’s annual Christmas Giving Tree Appeal. “With the festive season just weeks away, we’re asking residents to share in the spirit of Christmas and donate to the less fortunate,” he said. Speaking from the Civic Centre launch the Mayor said non-perishable food items and gifts for...

Mayor to light community Christmas tree in Corbett Plaza

November 21, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Soft focus Christmas lights on tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Southern Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Industry are set to light up the Shire’s largest Christmas tree on Friday 6 December in Bowral’s Corbett Plaza. Corbett Plaza will be a hive of activity with face painting, plaster decorating and a crazy hair station kicking off festivities from 6 pm. “This...