Free Wi-Fi in Corbett Gardens

July 26, 2013Posted in: Community
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Bowral’s Corbett Gardens is now a free Wi-Fi hotspot, thanks to a Council initiative to help connect the residents of the Shire. Following the successful roll out of free Wi-Fi across the Shire’s libraries, Council has now further extended the Wi-Fi service into the popular Bowral gardens. “We’ve chosen Corbett Gardens as a trial because...

Church and cemetery tours to reveal local history

July 26, 2013Posted in: Events

Attention all local history buffs! As part Sesquicentenary celebrations of Bowral and Moss Vale, Wingecarribee Shire Council will conduct tours of local churches and cemeteries in the two towns. Many of the early pioneers of the region, including members of the Throsby family, are buried in cemeteries throughout the Highlands. The day-long tours are a...

International child care expert welcomed

July 12, 2013Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Children’s Services team are excited to be hosting an international expert on children’s play, Marc Armitage for a full day Workshop on Sunday 14 July. Marc Armitage is an independent, UK based consultant, researcher and writer in children’s play and the wider social world of children and young people. He is in...

Council info kiosk to visit Bundanoon

July 11, 2013Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council officers will be visiting the residents of Bundanoon on Wednesday 17 July 2013 as part of a mobile roadshow. Council’s General Manager Jason Gordon said the information kiosks are an opportunity for residents to ask questions without having to visit the Moss Vale Civic Centre. “Staff from numerous departments will be on...

Wingecarribee Small Reserves Bush Fire Management Plan on exhibition

July 8, 2013Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community on its draft Small Reserves Bush Fire Management Plan. Now in its final stage of development, the plan has been prepared to manage bush fire risk and hazard reduction work in eight small reserves across the Shire over the next five years. These reserves include the...