Bowral Memorial Hall to retain name

September 21, 2022Posted in: Community, Listening

Bowral Memorial Hall will retain its long-standing name following this evening’s endorsement by Council. A report presented at Council’s Meeting of Wednesday 21 September 2022 found that 88 per cent of survey respondents did not support the renaming of the historic building. Council’s Administrator Viv May PSM said the community feedback was decisive. “Residents have...

Bowral Memorial Hall refurbishment update

August 17, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets

Hazardous materials unearthed during the renovation of Bowral Memorial Hall have required Wingecarribee Shire Council to allocate an additional $850,000 towards the restoration of the historic Bowral building. A report presented at Council’s Meeting of Wednesday 17 August 2022 detailed impacts necessitating an extension to the project’s original delivery deadline and budget. The discovery of...

Green light for Bowral Memorial Hall refurbishment

May 26, 2021Posted in: Community

Bowral Memorial Hall will be restored to its former glory following a decision by Council’s Interim Administrator to proceed with the building’s refurbishment. Mr Viv May endorsed the stage design modifications to further enhance unamplified musical performances at an Extraordinary Meeting held on Thursday 20 May 2021. The go-ahead for the refurbishments follows further consultation...

Interim Administrator calls for greater project transparency

April 22, 2021Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

In a bid to ensure greater transparency Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May will undertake further community consultation on Bowral Memorial Hall and open all files regarding the Station Street Upgrade Project. “In my early conversations with residents I’ve heard numerous concerns regarding Council’s general scoping of major projects,” he said. “To ensure...

Community Services Expo at the Bowral Memorial Hall

February 22, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

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...