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Community Services Expo at the Bowral Memorial Hall

February 22, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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Thomas-Andrew Baxter welcomes participants to the 2016 expo

Wingecarribee Shire Council will host the Shire’s annual Wingecarribee Community Services Expo on Thursday 25 February at the Bowral Memorial Hall. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Cath Brennan, explained that the Expo provides an opportunity for residents to discover the range of services and support groups that contribute to our Shire. “Over 35 exhibitors will be...

Council secures multi-million-dollar bridge grant funding

February 19, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $3.5 million in grant funding from the NSW State Government to renew four ageing bridges across the Shire. A total of $3,509,170 was obtained under the State Governments Fixing Country Bridges Program and will be spent replacing four bridges located in MIttagong, Bowral, Wildes Meadows and Meryla. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor,...

Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 15, 2021Posted in: Community
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Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the annual Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under this year’s scheme Council will distribute up to $120,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. The scheme aims to encourage and increase participation and support initiatives that promote partnerships within our Highlands community. Grants and donations can be sought to...

Record developments drive Highlands boom

February 12, 2021Posted in: Development
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Development Applications received and processed by Wingecarribee Shire Council over the summer period reveal the Southern Highlands is experiencing a building boom. Figures revealed at Wednesday’s Ordinary Meeting of Council show 150 Development Applications were determined by Council from a total of 153 applications received between 22 November 2020 to 22 January 2021. Similar increases...

Draft Casburn Park Masterplan on exhibition

February 12, 2021Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors endorsed the public exhibition of the Draft Casburn Park Masterplan. Council’s Acting Deputy General Manager Operations, Finance and Risk Richard Mooney said the draft masterplan explores several possible inclusions designed to improve the existing parkland located opposite the Wingello Train Station. “We want to...