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Learn more about becoming a councillor

May 7, 2021Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council has announced a series of candidate information sessions for residents interested in standing for the NSW Local Government Elections on 4 September. Council’s Acting Deputy General Manager, Ms Danielle Lidgard, said information sessions will provide valuable information on how to run for election and the role and responsibilities of a councillor. The...

Community Recovery Concert success

May 5, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

Close up of Mahalia Barnes

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Community Recovery Concert has been hailed a success with over 1,000 people attending the Moss Vale Showground on Saturday 10 April 2021. The event featured performances by Justice Crew, Mahalia Barnes and her band the Soul Mates, Jess and Matt from the X Factor and local performers Michelle Cashman and Bald and...

Bookings open for Seniors Festival

March 26, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

NSW Seniors Festival branding

Bookings for Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2021 Seniors Festival activities are set to open Monday 29 March 2021. Council’s Aged and Disability Officer, Erin Adams urged prospective attendees to view the program ahead of the booking opening. “With over 60 events planned for this year’s festival, we’re confident we’ve got something to please everyone,” Ms Adams...

Council invites residents to take a break in Bowral

March 16, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

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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...

2020 Arts Trail success despite the odds

January 11, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

Two women posing for photo in Artists studio

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2020 Southern Highlands Arts Trail has been hailed a success with close to 12,000 visitors flocking to studios and galleries throughout the Shire. Council’s Cultural Development Officer Erin Adams explained that despite COVID-19 challenges, visitation and sales were both significantly higher than previous years. “We saw a 77 percent increase in the...