Tagged: Bowral

Christmas Art Competition open to Shire’s youth

November 4, 2019Posted in: Community

Colouring crayons and child drawing

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Southern Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Industry are encouraging local youth to enter the 2019 Christmas Art Competition. Council’s Group Manager Corporate and Community Danielle Lidgard explained the intention of the competition. “The festive season is almost upon us and we’re keen to learn what’s important to our Shire’s young...

Mittagong Pool first to open for summer swim season

October 9, 2019Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

View of Mittagong's 50 metre pool

Mittagong Swimming Centre will be the first of Council’s public pools to open for the forthcoming swim season. Refurbished at the start of the year following an extensive rebuild, Mittagong Swimming Pool will open for a total of 21 weeks starting Saturday 12 October 2019. Bowral Swimming Centre will follow suit opening on Saturday 9...

Celebrating NSW Small Business Month

October 8, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

Girl selecting items in patisserie

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate NSW Small Business Month with two free workshops for business owners in the Southern Highlands. Council’s Economic Development Coordinator, Jan Campbell, said Council is proud to be supporting NSW Small Business Month, which runs from 1 to 31 October. “Small businesses play an important role in our community...

HSC Pause 4 Paws Study days at Bowral Library

October 2, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

Angus the therapy dog poses outside for camera

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Library Services team are inviting students preparing for their year 12 exams to join them for a study option with a difference. The program will allow HSC students to access the Henrietta Rose Room for studying purposes between 9am and 5pm from Tuesday 8 to Thursday 10 October 2019. Council’s Coordinator of...

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...