Tagged: Bowral

Record rainfall recorded in Bowral and Mittagong

December 23, 2020Posted in: Environment, Events

Data collected from last week’s deluge reveal that parts of the Wingecarribee Shire recorded record rainfalls. Council’s Acting General Manager of Operations, Finance and Risk, Richard Mooney said the weather event had yielded some surprising results. “The significance of last Wednesday’s rain event is becoming more apparent as we receive more data,” he said.  “While...

Stock up on your Christmas reads at Council libraries

December 22, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Two female librarians holding stacks of books inside library

Bookworms across the Shire are reminded to stock up on their favourite reads prior to the Christmas shutdown of Council’s public libraries. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford said both Bowral and Mittagong Public Libraries would close for the holidays from 12 noon Thursday 24 December. “This means that patrons have only a few days...

Eridge Park Netball Court repairs to be fast-tracked

November 26, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

The Eridge Park Netball Courts are set to be refurbished following joint grant submissions by the Southern Highlands Netball Association (SHNA) and Council. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the refurbishment would be funded via a combination of Australian Government and State Government monies. “Council had already allocated funding to carry out repairs to the...

NAIDOC Week on show at community exhibition

November 11, 2020Posted in: Events

NAIDOC Flag Raising 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community are inviting residents to join them as they celebrate this year’s rescheduled NAIDOC Week activities. A two-day Community Exhibition starting Friday 13 November at the Bowral Memorial Hall will be the centerpiece of this year’s scaled back celebrations. Council’s Aboriginal Community Development Officer...

Community invited to share vision for Bowral’s CBD

November 5, 2020Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents and business owners to become involved in the development of a streetscape Masterplan for Bowral’s main street. Council’s Acting General Manager Barry Paull encouraged locals to complete an online survey and join a discussion forum to share ideas. “This is an opportunity for Southern Highlanders to help shape the...