Countdown to Merrigang Street reconstruction

January 31, 2014Posted in: Development, Roads and Assets

Merrigang Street

One of the Shire’s busiest streets is set for a new lease of life as Council prepares to begin work on the multimillion dollar makeover of Bowral’s Merrigang Street. The long-awaited project will see the road pavement of Merrigang Street renewed, new kerb and guttering constructed, stormwater drainage installed, gas services redirected, existing driveways reconstructed...

Chipmunks and sharks to invade Bowral pool

January 29, 2014Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting three cheeky chipmunks and a school of ferocious sharks to Bowral Pool – via the silver screen – this Saturday 1 February 2014. Both sets of creatures will feature as part of Council’s annual Dive-In youth summer film screening. Presented in conjunction with Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Youth Hub, this year’s Dive-In celebrations will...

Volunteers named Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizens

January 28, 2014Posted in: Community, Events

Tireless Southern Highland volunteer Leonie Knapman has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2014 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. The Mittagong resident with a passion for local history spends much of her free time assisting volunteer organisations and contributing to community committees. In fact, Leonie has been involved with no less than 14 community and Council...

Wingecarribee Shire to welcome new citizens

January 21, 2014Posted in: Community, Events

Thirteen residents from the United Kingdom, Germany, India, Cambodia, Italy and New Zealand will make the pledge of Australian Citizenship as part of Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2014 Australia Day celebrations this Sunday 26 January at Berrima. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Juliet Arkwright said the occasion was not only a chance to celebrate what unites Australians...

Residents asked to be mindful of water use

January 15, 2014Posted in: Environment, Other

dripping tap

With the long-term summer weather predicted to be hot and dry, Council is reminding residents of its ongoing Water Wise Initiatives designed to ensure our Shire’s water supply remains safe, clean and secure over the warmer months. These Water Wise Initiatives are: Watering with sprinklers and irrigation systems is only allowed before 10am and after 4pm thereby avoiding watering...