Tagged: Bowral

Pedestrians urged to ‘Look out before you step out’

February 10, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Look before you step out stencil on pavement

Wingecarribee Shire Council has been installing road stencils at pedestrian crossings, intersections and pedestrian refuges throughout the Shire in a bid to improve pedestrian safety. Recent data from Transport for NSW’s Road Safety Plan 2021 shows that pedestrians make up 17 per cent of all fatalities and nine per cent of all serious injuries on...

Expressions of Interest called for sculpture competition

February 3, 2020Posted in: Community, Environment, Events

Vessels of Change, © Heidi McGeoch

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens are calling for expressions of interest from artists wishing to participate in this year’s Earth Hour celebrations. This year’s celebrations will include an inaugural Sculpture in the Gardens exhibition. Council’s Coordinator Environment and Health Systems Cecilia Kemp said the competition was designed to change the way...

Plugged at the Pool returns to Bowral

January 22, 2020Posted in: Events

Bowral pool

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging music lovers to attend the upcoming ‘Plugged at the Pool’ summer outdoor concert this Friday 24 January. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer, Michelle Williams said the event was an opportunity for locals to witness some of our Shire’s brightest rising stars. “On show will be a number of great young acts...

Mayor to light community Christmas tree in Corbett Plaza

November 21, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

Soft focus Christmas lights on tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Southern Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Industry are set to light up the Shire’s largest Christmas tree on Friday 6 December in Bowral’s Corbett Plaza. Corbett Plaza will be a hive of activity with face painting, plaster decorating and a crazy hair station kicking off festivities from 6 pm. “This...

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...