Tagged: Wingecarribee Shire Council

Berrima All Abilities Playground open for action!

October 22, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has this week opened the Shire’s latest all abilities playground in Berrima. Officiating at the opening at the Berrima Marketplace was Deputy Mayor Grahame Andrews and Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman. The $383,290 project was funded with $270,190 from the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund and Community Building Partnership programs, $111,100...

Entries now open for ‘Photo Voice’ bush fire exhibition

October 16, 2020Posted in: Community

New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Southern Highlands Foundation (FireAid) are inviting photographers from across the Shire to join them as they prepare a special photo exhibition documenting last season’s ‘Black Summer’ bushfires. Council’s Group Manager of Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard said the Southern Highlands had endured unimaginable anguish following the Green Wattle Creek and...

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...

Backyard burning and the Bush Fire Danger Period

October 12, 2020Posted in: Environment

Farmer and pile burn in rural setting

Wingecarribee Shire Council in conjunction with the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) and Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) are reminding residents that a permit to light a fire is mandatory following the start of the Bush Fire Danger Period. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said permits came into effect as of 1 October 2020. “With...