$1.5 Million Grant Secures Bowral Flood Mitigation Project

March 7, 2024Posted in: Delivering, Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured a $1.5 million grant from the NSW Government to build a new detention basin at the Bowral Golf Course. This project is a major step forward in protecting homes and businesses downstream from flooding, particularly in the Beaven Place area.    The basin will act like a temporary storage tank, holding...

Construction to commence on new NSW SES unit at Moss Vale

September 29, 2023Posted in: Delivering

SES group

Construction will soon begin on a new purpose-built NSW State Emergency Service (SES) Unit headquarters at Moss Vale after the first sod was turned on the site today. The new facility, which is jointly funded by the NSW Government and Wingeecarribee Shire Council, will provide the Unit with increased storage capacity and additional parking, and...

Local Federal Member for Whitlam visits Mittagong Playhouse Site as Council seeks government funding.

August 31, 2023Posted in: Community, Delivering
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Mittagong playhouse with Viv May, Lisa Miscamble, and Stephen Jones MP

A priority project for the Wingecarribee community, the return of Mittagong Playhouse was put to Federal Member for Whitlam, The Hon Stephen Jones MP, at a visit to the site last week with Council Administrator Mr Viv May and General Manager Lisa Miscamble, with a view to making it a funding priority. Council has committed...

New Community Hall to open future possibilities for Penrose

August 18, 2023Posted in: Delivering

Picture of 3 people standing inside the partially constructed building

For decades, Penrose residents have dreamed of building a new Community Hall with capacity to meet growing demand for the many gatherings that connect community members. “After the Penrose Community Association put in an extensive grant application we were lucky to be awarded a grant from the Australian and NSW Governments Bushfire Local Economic Recovery...