Category: Events

Put second hand first at this year’s Garage Sale Trail

October 15, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Four kids holding up items at garage sale

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to put second hand first by shopping the Garage Sale Trail this weekend. Now in its ninth year, Garage Sale Trail is the nation’s biggest weekend of garage sales and one of Australia’s biggest community events. Council’s Waste Education and Policy Officer, Libby Guest, said Council is pleased to...

Celebrating NSW Small Business Month

October 8, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Girl selecting items in patisserie

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate NSW Small Business Month with two free workshops for business owners in the Southern Highlands. Council’s Economic Development Coordinator, Jan Campbell, said Council is proud to be supporting NSW Small Business Month, which runs from 1 to 31 October. “Small businesses play an important role in our community...

HSC Pause 4 Paws Study days at Bowral Library

October 2, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Angus the therapy dog poses outside for camera

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Library Services team are inviting students preparing for their year 12 exams to join them for a study option with a difference. The program will allow HSC students to access the Henrietta Rose Room for studying purposes between 9am and 5pm from Tuesday 8 to Thursday 10 October 2019. Council’s Coordinator of...

Shire welcomes Ambassador to Netherlands

September 13, 2019Posted in: Events
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Mr Neuhaus presented Mayor Gair with a porcelain tulip vase from Holland

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has this week welcomed Mr Matthew Neuhaus, Australia’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, on a visit to Bowral in the lead up to this year’s Tulip Time celebrations. “It was an absolute pleasure hosting Mr Neuhaus yesterday at Corbett Gardens in Bowral,” the Mayor said. “He took great delight in inspecting...

Australia Day nominations now being called

September 10, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to nominate their fellow citizens for next year’s Australia Day Awards. Nominations are now open for both the 2020 Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year awards. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair said the awards were an opportunity to recognise the efforts of those residents who contribute...