Council to host junior photography workshop

September 27, 2013Posted in: Community, Events

Junior photographers wanting to learn how to take that perfect shot are invited to attend a free Council organised Photography Workshop this Tuesday the 1 October at the Hill Top Community Centre. Designed for high school students, the workshop will offer participants the chance to learn more about composing images, lighting, and general camera tips...

Garden lovers asked to dig deep for charities

September 24, 2013Posted in: Tourism

Residents admiring the Shire’s gardens as part of this year’s Tulip Time celebrations are being reminded to pause and support this year’s two charity partners. “In a first for Tulip Time, this year we have two very special charity organisations to help celebrate this year’s theme of Brighter Futures,” said Steve Rosa, Council’s Group Manager...

Residents invited to opening of Robertson STP

September 24, 2013Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents of Robertson to join them for this Friday’s opening of the Robertson Sewage Scheme. The scheme will be officially opened by Minister for Primary Industries, the Hon Katrina Hodgkinson MP, Member for Kiama, Mr Gareth Ward MP and Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Juliet Arkwright onsite at the Robertson Showground....

HSC students take the night shift

September 20, 2013Posted in: Community, Events
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With this year’s group of enthusiastic year 12 students just around the corner from their final exams, Wingecarribee Shire Council is hosting a HSC lock-in at Bowral Library to help cram in some last minute study. As part of its ongoing program to help local young people prepare for their Higher School Certificates, Bowral Library...

Backyard burn approvals to cease from 30 September

September 19, 2013Posted in: Environment

Southern Highlands residents are reminded that backyard burning approvals will cease from midnight 30 September 2013 in line with the peak bushfire danger period. Backyard burning is currently permitted on properties greater than 4,000 square metres in the major towns of Bowral, Mittagong and Moss Vale until the end of the September deadline. Backyard burning...