$1.5 Million Grant Secures Bowral Flood Mitigation Project

March 7, 2024Posted in: Delivering, Development

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...

Ross Noble on his way to Bowral for 2024 Jibber Jabber Jamboree Tour

February 15, 2024Posted in: Community, Tourism

World renowned cult comedian Ross Noble is on his way to Bowral!  It’s part of the entertainer’s 2024 Jibber Jabber Jamboree tour, to mark his 21st solo stand-up tour. Noble rose to fame through his appearances on British television, and interviews on panel shows such as ‘Have I Got News for You.’ The Southern Highlands...

Cost of upgrades to Bowral STP explained

May 19, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs

Bowral Town

It was noted in last week’s extraordinary meeting that the upgrades to the Bowral Sewerage Treatment Plant is considerably more expensive than that of Moss Vale and Mittagong. We have received a number of enquiries from the community about this and would therefore like further clarity as outlined in a previous report. Due to the...

Local netball Association shoots a goal with grant funding

April 20, 2023Posted in: Community, Delivering

5 young women in netball uniforms sitting court side, smiling and giving thumbs up to camera.

A lifetime of competing and coaching with Southern Highlands Netball has taught Kate Bow it’s tough to find backing for girls sports, and costly for families to take part. The Association shot a goal with grant funding of $5,585 through Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Community Assistance Scheme toward taking representative teams to state titles. The funds...