Tagged: Economic Development

Changes to LEP to support tourism and hospitality operators

December 14, 2020Posted in: Community

Robertson revegetation tour

Wingecarribee Shire Council has this month received confirmation that its amendment to the Wingecarribee Local Environment Plan (LEP), that will provide greater flexibility for the Shire’s tourism and hospitality industries, has been finalised. The amendments to the LEP include: Increasing the maximum number of bedrooms in Bed & Breakfast Accommodation establishments to five, Increasing the...

Southern Highlands Destination Strategy Action Plan breakfast

December 9, 2020Posted in: Community

Drone image of Moss Vale Town

Wingecarribee Shire Council will host a breakfast with the local business community to discuss the next stage of the Southern Highlands Destination Strategy following its adoption by Council last month. Key elements to be discussed include the development of an Action Plan to identify tasks, responsibilities and timeframes. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the...

Wattle Street Car Park open for business

October 16, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Motorists and shoppers in Bowral have more car parking options following the opening of Council’s newly expanded Wattle Street Car Park. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the refurbished and expanded car park was ideally situated in the town’s central business district. “This car park will provide multiple benefits for Bowral,” the Mayor explained.  “Not...

Arts and culture survey now open

October 13, 2020Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking community response to a survey commissioned as part of a research project into the arts and culture sector in the Southern Highlands. The Wingecarribee Arts and Culture Stakeholder Group in association with The SHAC (Southern Highlands Artisans Collective) has commissioned research into the value of arts, culture and heritage across...

Council urges small businesses to ‘Get Ready’

October 2, 2020Posted in: Other

NSW Gov Get Ready for disasters banner image

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging local business owners to prepare for emergencies and disasters in five simple steps by downloading the free Get Ready Business toolkit from Resilience NSW as part of Small Business Month. Council’s Economic Development Coordinator, Jan Campbell, said the theme for this year’s Small Business Month is ‘Futureproof your business’. This...