Reconnect at Highlands Fest featuring Bluey and headline act, Eskimo Joe

January 27, 2023Posted in: Community, Events

Get set for a full day and evening of entertainment at Highlands Fest on Saturday 4 March 2023 at Bong Bong Racecourse. A celebration of local arts and crafts, food, wine and music, this once-only event is about bringing our community back together with exciting appearances from children’s favourite Bluey, and headline act Eskimo Joe....

A better Old South Road, with less disruption

January 11, 2023Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets

As we prepare to move quickly on much needed improvements to Old South Road, Wingecarribee Shire Council have made arrangements to minimise disruption for residents. “Taking on board community feedback about the closure of Old South Road for construction, coinciding with works at Station Street, we’ve balanced these concerns with the urgency of completing the...

Council secures multi-million-dollar flood protection funding

December 20, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured more than $4.5 million under the 2021-2022 National Flood Mitigation Infrastructure Program funded by the Commonwealth Government to assist in the construction of the Retford Farm Detention Basin. The Retford Farm Detention Basin is a major component of the Bowral Floodplain Risk Management Strategy (FRMSP) first adopted by Council in...

Council to fast track Old South Road Rehabilitation Project

December 15, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets

Motorists keen to see works commence on the long-awaited reconstruction of Old South Road can expect to drive the refurbished road almost half a year earlier than planned following an overnight decision by Council. Wingecarribee Shire Council last night approved a change to the construction schedule of Old South Road that will see the rehabilitation...

Council secures additional State funding for Bowral Memorial Hall

December 5, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Roads and Assets

Bowral Memorial Hall is set to be returned to its former glory following the allocation of additional refurbishment funding by the NSW Government. Council’s Administrator Viv May said the funding would ensure the interior fit-out complemented the external and structural improvements currently taking place on the building originally constructed in 1884. “Council has already undertaken...