Tagged: community

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...

Deputy Premier’s roadshow to visit Exeter

November 5, 2019Posted in: Community

person raising hand in community information session

Representatives from the NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro will visit the village of Exeter on Monday 11 November 2019. Staff from the office of the Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional New South Wales will visit Exeter Village Hall to hear from residents and their concerns surrounding digital connectivity. The drop-in community information session will...

Council celebrates Grandparents Day

October 18, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to join them next Thursday 24 October as they celebrate National Grandparents Day. Council’s Coordinator of Community Development, Cath Brennan explained the importance of the event. “Each year Council hosts our Shire’s local Grandparents Day celebrations to help recognise the contributions grandparents and older people make to their families...

Voting now open for My Community Project program

July 30, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on the Shire’s residents to vote for local projects that they would like to see funded as part of the NSW Government’s My Community Project program. Under the program a total of $24.4 million is being made available for eligible projects, with between $20,000 and $200,000 available for individual projects....

Council calls for applications for State funding grant

July 5, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging local community groups to apply for funding as part of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF). Round Three of the Stronger Communities Fund was launched by the Deputy Premier John Barilaro on 1 July 2019 making an additional $100 million available for community projects across regional NSW. Wingecarribee...