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COVID-19 restrictions affect library services

June 30, 2021Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Mittagong Public Library will temporary close its doors from Wednesday 30 June 2021 as a precaution to slow the potential spread of the COIVID-19 virus however Bowral Public Library will remain open. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford explained the decision. “The latest restrictions have affected our library staffing levels and limited the number of...

Council responds to EPA odour action

June 23, 2021Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council has commended the NSW Environment Protection Agency (EPA) for intervening in an ongoing odour issue emanating from the Bowral Waste Centre. Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager Marissa Racomelara said Council has received numerous complaints about the smell from the facility. “We’ve heard the concerns of nearby residents and we’re well aware 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...

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...

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