Tagged: Bowral

Highland boulder on the move

November 2, 2017Posted in: Environment

An ancient Southern Highlands stone is set to find a new home in the nation’s capital thanks to Council and the efforts of a band of dedicated local volunteers. The stone in question is a giant Bowral Trachyte boulder (Mount Gibraltar Microsyenite) and will be transported to the National Rock Garden in Canberra. The donation...

Bowral Pool to open this weekend

October 3, 2017Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Bowral pool

Bowral Swimming Centre will be the first of Council’s outdoor public pools to open for the 2017/18 swim season with gates opening this Saturday 7 October. Bowral’s Swimming Centre’s operating hours will be: Monday to Friday – 6.00am to 6.00pm Saturdays – 8.30am to 6.00pm Sundays – 9.30am to 6.00pm Public holidays (excluding Christmas Day)...

Bowral Memorial Hall plans on exhibition

September 28, 2017Posted in: Development

Bowral Memorial Hall Artists Impression

Detailed plans to transform Bowral Memorial Hall into a modern concert hall for music are now on public exhibition. The plans detail the scope of the proposed $3.4 million project including internal re-development and structural upgrades to the existing hall. Council’s Cultural Development Officer Jenny Kena gave a brief overview of the project. “Bowral Memorial...

HSC study lock-in at Bowral Library

September 14, 2017Posted in: Events

study lock-in

Wingecarribee Public Libraries will host their sixth annual HSC Night Shift study lock-in on Tuesday 26 September at Bowral Library to help students prepare for their final exams. Year 12 students will have exclusive after-hours access to the library from 6.30pm until the lock-in concludes at 10pm. Council’s Children’s and Youth Librarian Trudy Eccleston said...

Cool weather delays tulip blooms

September 11, 2017Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that tulips in Bowral’s Corbett Gardens are late to bloom following unfavourable weather conditions. With the 2017 Tulip Time Festival set to kick off from Tuesday 12 September Council is offering free entry to all visitors until the tulips put on their annual spectacular display of colour. Council’s Manager...