Visitors invited to re-aquaint themselves with the Southern Highlands

October 31, 2013Posted in: Tourism

Southern Highlands view from the air

With the Hall Road bushfire now classified as ‘Under Control’ by the Rural Fire Service (RFS), Destination Southern Highlands (DSH) is reminding visitors that the region is again well and truly open for business. “Tourism operators are in full operational mode and we’re happy to report that all of the region’s visitor attractions are again...

Council offers thanks to emergency services

October 29, 2013Posted in: Community, Events

This past fortnight has seen some of the most challenging conditions our Shire has seen in many years, with bushfires threatening our northern villages and neighbouring Wollondilly Shire. Wingecarribee Shire Council Mayor Juliet Arkwright has expressed her gratitude to local emergency services personnel and residents, whose preparedness and resilience have resulted in many properties being...

Whale Tail to surface for opening of Bowral Pool

October 28, 2013Posted in: Community, Events

Council’s popular giant inflatable pool toy is set to surface for the opening of Bowral Swimming Centre this Saturday 2 November. Weather permitting the wet and wild fun will kick off at 11.00am before finishing at 2.00pm. All children under 10 years of age must be directly supervised by a responsible guardian 16 years of...

Council pays thanks to National Tree Day volunteers

October 28, 2013Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council has thanked the volunteers who attended last Saturday’s National Tree Day Wingecarribee and hailed the day a great success. “It was very heartening to see so many people, especially the youth, give up their Saturday morning to plant native trees, shrubs and groundcovers along Whites Creek,” said Paul Marshall, Council’s Natural Resources...