Tagged: Funding and grants

Wingecarribee Heritage Grants now open

August 28, 2019Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on owners of heritage properties to apply for funding as part of this year’s Wingecarribee Heritage Assistance Grants Scheme. Council’s Heritage Strategic Land Use Planner Sarah Farnese said the grants scheme aimed to preserve and protect our Shire’s significant historical places. “The Southern Highlands contain some of the most beautiful...

Green light given for Welby hockey field expansion

July 31, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets

A second synthetic hockey field is set to be constructed at the Welby Hockey Centre following support by Wingecarribee Shire Councillors. The green light was given by Councillors earlier in the year and will result in the construction of a second all-weather synthetic field at the Welby Hockey Centre. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair...

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...

A new chapter for Mittagong Library

April 11, 2019Posted in: Community, Environment

View of Mittagong Branch Library

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to embark on a green makeover of Mittagong Branch Library that will improve the energy efficiency of one of our Shire’s popular historic buildings. The Mittagong Library Energy Efficiency Upgrade (MLEEU) project will see the installation of a new air conditioning system, LED lighting and new building insulation to efficiently...