Tagged: Bowral

Southern Highlands Arts Festival launches in Bowral

October 17, 2018Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the National Trust will launch this year’s Southern Highlands Arts Festival on Friday 26 October at Retford Park. The month-long festival will be officially opened by Jennifer Bott AO, Chair of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), Chair of the Bundanon Trust and Artistic Director of the Canberra Writers Festival....

Bowral Pool to open for summer swimming season

October 12, 2018Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Bowral Pool

Bowral Pool will be the first public pool to open this weekend as Wingecarribee Shire Council prepares for the upcoming swimming season. The pool officially opens on Saturday 13 October 2018. Council’s Supervisor Pools and Facilities, Laura Hill, said that Bowral Swimming Centre was the perfect place to enjoy the warmer months. “We have two...

Triple Zero Challenge set to return this spring

October 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

NSW Police at Triple Zero Cricket Challenge

Wingecarribee Shire Council is proud to support the annual Triple Zero Cricket Challenge at Bradman Oval on Sunday 21 October. Council’s Local Emergency Management Officer, Amanda Lawrence, described the challenge as a continuous cricket match between local triple zero emergency service agencies. “The day provides a unique opportunity for families to meet with their local...

Community Services Expo returns for 2018

September 28, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Thomas-Andrew Baxter welcomes participants to the 2016 expo

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host the annual Wingecarribee Community Services Expo on Thursday 11 October from 10 am until 1 pm at Bowral Memorial Hall. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Cath Brennan, explained that the Expo provides a unique opportunity for residents to discover the wide range of services and groups that contribute to...

Shire secures State funding for community projects

September 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Other

The Southern Highlands has secured over $1.75 million in funding as part of Round 2 of the NSW State Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF). Announced by the Deputy Premier John Barilaro, the monies will enable the development of three major community projects across the Wingecarribee Shire. The projects include the Stephens Park playing fields...