Tagged: Bowral

Shire secures State funding for community projects

September 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Other

The Southern Highlands has secured over $1.75 million in funding as part of Round 2 of the NSW State Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF). Announced by the Deputy Premier John Barilaro, the monies will enable the development of three major community projects across the Wingecarribee Shire. The projects include the Stephens Park playing fields...

Local charities plea for donations that count, not cost

September 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Other

Charity Dumping, Mittagong

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with local charities to tackle illegal dumping at stores and donation bins across the Shire. Council’s Regional Illegal Dumping Project Officer, Sara Rich, explained that dumping large and unusable items on kerbsides and around charity bins cost our charities thousands of dollars each year. “Local charities offer an important service...

Mayor welcomes Bowral Blacks funding announcement

September 6, 2018Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead has welcomed the news that the State Government will provide almost $1 million in funding for the redevelopment of the Bowral Blacks Club House. The announcement was made late last week when Premier Gladys Berejiklian joined Wollondilly MP Jai Rowell on a tour of the Shire. “Our Shire is...

Celebrating NAIDOC Week across the Shire

July 5, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

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Wingecarribee Shire Council and the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community are inviting residents to join them as they celebrate this year’s NAIDOC Week activities. Celebrations will start with the raising of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags at Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre at 10am on Monday 9 July. Following the flag...

Bowral Library to host HSC English talk

June 15, 2018Posted in: Events

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Wingecarribee Public Libraries are set to help another group of enthusiastic year 12 students prepare for this year’s fast-approaching Higher School Certificate (HSC) by hosting an English study talk. The free talk will be held on Monday 9 July and cover the English Area of Study – Discovery. The talk will be presented by Larry...