Tagged: Bowral

Shire welcomes Ambassador to Netherlands

September 13, 2019Posted in: Events

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...

Council works with local school to encourage road safety

July 22, 2019Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, with the custom ‘Look out before you step out’ banner at Bowral Public School

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding motorists to slow down and travel safely around schools with school zones coming back into effect as of today. Drivers must slow to 40 kilometres per hour in school zones on weekdays from 8.00 to 9.30am and again from 2.30 to 4.00pm, unless otherwise signed. In an effort to improve...

Tulip Time Parade becomes Community Walk

July 12, 2019Posted in: Community

Multi-coloured close up of Tulips

Tulip Time is returning to its roots with the annual Street Parade to become a Community Walk. Council’s Group Manager of Tourism and Economic Development, Steve Rosa said the new-look event was more than a change of name. “The Tulip Time Community Walk will also see a change in focus from the street parades of...

Road safety reminder as school heads back

May 7, 2019Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Council’s Road Safety Officer with Principal Graham and concerned parents at the Bendooley Street traffic signals

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding motorists to slow down and travel safely around schools, with school zones coming back into effect for the new school term. Term two officially commenced on Monday 29 April 2019. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Lausz said drivers must slow to 40 kilometres per hour in school zones on weekdays...

NSW Youth Week returns for 2019

April 5, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

Teenage girls laughing

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting the youth of the Southern Highlands to come together and celebrate NSW Youth Week from Wednesday 10 April to Thursday 18 April 2019. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams explained the importance of the week for our Shire’s young residents. “It provides a chance for our youth to get involved...