Bowral Pool opens early for summer swim season

October 30, 2019Posted in: Community

View of Bowral Pool

Wingecarribee Shire Council has brought forward the opening of the Bowral Swimming Centre with the facility opening at 3.00pm on Wednesday 30 October. Gates were originally due to open on Saturday 9 November however staff have fast-tracked the pool’s official opening in the wake of the closure of nearby Mittagong Swimming Centre. Council’s Manager of...

Council launches new look arts and culture website

October 28, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has this week launched a new look website to support our thriving arts community. The Southern Highlands Arts Festival website has been rebranded as the Southern Highlands Arts File (SHAF). Council’s Cultural Development Officer Erin Adams said the website will keep residents in the loop with what’s happening in the local arts...

Mittagong Playhouse closure

October 25, 2019Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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The Mittagong Playhouse is to close effective immediately following the discovery of a structural fault in the building’s roof. Staff of Wingecarribee Shire Council detected the fault following an inspection of the roofline of the theatre. The inspections were the first stages of preliminary scoping works as part of broader project to replace the roof...

Council calls for 2020 Election suggestions

October 23, 2019Posted in: Community, Other
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With less than twelve months until the 2020 Local Government Elections, Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking for suggestions on how Council can better attract candidates to represent the Shire. Council’s Group Manager Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard said one way was for residents to provide feedback as part of a Council survey. “A reoccurring sentiment...

Council celebrates Grandparents Day

October 18, 2019Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to join them next Thursday 24 October as they celebrate National Grandparents Day. Council’s Coordinator of Community Development, Cath Brennan explained the importance of the event. “Each year Council hosts our Shire’s local Grandparents Day celebrations to help recognise the contributions grandparents and older people make to their families...