Tagged: Mayor

Council offers helping hand to farmers

June 21, 2018Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have used last week’s Ordinary Meeting of Council to express their concern for the ongoing drought affecting much of the State and have promised to investigate ways to help our local farmers during times of hardship resulting from drought, fire and flood. The announcement was raised via a series of Notices of...

Stephens Park amenities buildings ready for 2018 season

May 7, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead has given the new Stephens Park amenities facilities in Bowral his tick of approval following an onsite visit. The project includes a new canteen and storeroom and refurbishment of the old amenities building which now includes change rooms, a referees room, accessible toilet and baby change room facilities. Also...

Mayor urges community groups to apply for funding

April 4, 2018Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead is reminding community groups time is running out to apply for funding under the NSW State Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund. “Under the current round of funding applications must be submitted to Council by the close of business Wednesday 11 April,” the Mayor said. The Stronger Country Communities Fund...

Volunteers urged to pitch in for Clean Up Australia Day

February 14, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Locals will be once again lending a hand in tidying up the Highlands as part of this year’s national Clean Up Australia Day event to be held on Sunday 4 March. Echoing the sentiments of national Clean Up Australia Day campaign, founder and Chairman Ian Kiernan AO, Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Ken Halstead encouraged locals...

Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizens announced

January 29, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Passionate Aboriginal Culture awareness educator Aunty Wendy Lotter has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2018 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. For over 25 years, Wendy has shared her Aboriginal culture and knowledge to help improve relations between non-indigenous and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Aunty Wendy is the Program Director of Platypus Dreamin’ Aboriginal Educational Programs...