Tagged: Bowral

Slow down – ducks about!

May 9, 2018Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging motorists to take extra care when behind the wheel and be mindful of wildlife on local roads. The call comes following concerns raised by residents regarding the number of recent vehicle strikes with native wildlife. Council’s Coordinator of Natural Resource Projects, Ian Perkins said the problem was often exacerbated around...

Stephens Park amenities buildings ready for 2018 season

May 7, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead has given the new Stephens Park amenities facilities in Bowral his tick of approval following an onsite visit. The project includes a new canteen and storeroom and refurbishment of the old amenities building which now includes change rooms, a referees room, accessible toilet and baby change room facilities. Also...

Council responds to Station Street letter

April 27, 2018Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead and Council’s General Manager Ann Prendergast have responded to an open letter penned by Mr Hewson in the Southern Highland News. Dated Friday 6 April 2018, the letter raises a number of issues regarding Council’s proposed upgrade of Station Street in Bowral. “While Mr Hewson is entitled to his...

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 17, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

As the Nation prepares to pause and commemorate our servicemen and women, Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead is urging residents to attend one of this year’s ANZAC Day services. “Next Wednesday marks the 103rd anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “The...

Information wanted on dumping of mulch

April 16, 2018Posted in: Other

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Wingecarribee Shire Council Rangers are seeking information regarding the dumping of mulch following complaints from a number of locations across the Shire. Several tonnes of fresh mulch have recently been dumped in Centennial Reserve in Bowral and Bundanoon’s Ferndale Reserve. Council’s Regional Illegal Dumping Project Officer Sara Rich believes the mulch may have originated from...