Tagged: Bowral

Eridge Park Netball Court repairs to be fast-tracked

November 26, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

The Eridge Park Netball Courts are set to be refurbished following joint grant submissions by the Southern Highlands Netball Association (SHNA) and Council. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the refurbishment would be funded via a combination of Australian Government and State Government monies. “Council had already allocated funding to carry out repairs to the...

NAIDOC Week on show at community exhibition

November 11, 2020Posted in: Events

NAIDOC Flag Raising 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community are inviting residents to join them as they celebrate this year’s rescheduled NAIDOC Week activities. A two-day Community Exhibition starting Friday 13 November at the Bowral Memorial Hall will be the centerpiece of this year’s scaled back celebrations. Council’s Aboriginal Community Development Officer...

Community invited to share vision for Bowral’s CBD

November 5, 2020Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents and business owners to become involved in the development of a streetscape Masterplan for Bowral’s main street. Council’s Acting General Manager Barry Paull encouraged locals to complete an online survey and join a discussion forum to share ideas. “This is an opportunity for Southern Highlanders to help shape the...

Council launches youth music competition

November 4, 2020Posted in: Community, Events

young girl with guitar jumping with joy

Wingecarribee Shire Council is helping local artists take their career to the next level with the Create and Celebrate youth music competition. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams said the competition provides young people with an opportunity to gain experience and learn more about the music industry. “We’re seeking performers, bands, acoustic, solo and instrumental...

Council secures Australian Government funding for Bowral Memorial Hall

October 30, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $2.8 million in Australian Government funding to renovate Bowral Memorial Hall. Council’s Acting General Manager Barry Paull said the funds had been secured as part of the latest round of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. “The funds are warmly welcomed and will now allow Council to start initial...