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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...

Traffic changes at Bowral Hospital to deliver extra car spaces

April 13, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Map of Bowral showing directional traffic changes

On-street parking around Bowral Hospital is set to be improved following the implementation of several traffic changes immediately surrounding the hospital. From early May, Wingecarribee Shire Council will convert Ascot Road between Sheffield Road and Mona Road to one-way traffic. At the same time Mona Road between Ascot Road and Bowral Street will also be...

Rethink waste and celebrate Earth Hour

March 24, 2021Posted in: Community, Environment, Events

Outdoor sculptures at dusk

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate Earth Hour with a special community event at the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens this Saturday 27 March 2021. Council’s Coordinator Sustainability Services, Cecilia Kemp, said the evening is designed to change the way people see and talk about waste and recycling. “Artists have long been using recycled objects...

Council invites residents to take a break in Bowral

March 16, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

three young women laughing outdoors

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to transform the courtyard next to Bowral Memorial Hall into a temporary wellness hub between 22 and 26 March 2021. Eats and Entertainment is a free experience that will operate between 12 noon and 2 pm over five weekdays. Council’s Community Development Coordinator, Cath Brennan, said the transformation aims to...

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...