Tagged: Corbett Gardens

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...

Under the Sea in Corbett Gardens writing competition

September 8, 2017Posted in: Events

Corbett gardens

Wingecarribee Public Libraries are inviting the Shire’s youth to join them as they celebrate this year’s Tulip Time celebrations with an underwater themed writing competition. Held in conjunction with the Friends of Wingecarribee Libraries, the competition asks juniors to draw a picture or either write a poem or short story incorporating this year’s Tulip Time...

Council calls for information on Corbett Garden vandals

June 8, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for information from residents who may have witnessed any persons damaging structures and garden beds in Bowral’s Corbett Gardens. Council’s Head Gardner Rod McTernan said the most recent incident occurred over the weekend of the 3 and 4 June. “Our staff arrived after the weekend to discover several of our...

Redkite join Tulip Time

February 24, 2017Posted in: Tourism

Tulip Time 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council is proud to announce Redkite as this year’s Tulip Time partner. Council’s Manager Tourism and Events, Steve Rosa said the team were looking forward to working with the charity in the lead up to this year’s 57th annual Tulip Time festivities. “Redkite is a wonderful Australian charity providing essential support to children...

Mayor offers condolences to family of lightning casualty

February 24, 2017Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Ken Halstead has today expressed his sadness on learning one of the women struck by lightning in Bowral’s Corbett Gardens has passed away at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital. “On behalf of everyone at Council we extend our sincere sympathies and deepest condolences to the woman’s family,” the Mayor said. The 61-year-old...