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Council awards funds to 59 community projects

June 28, 2018Posted in: Community

Kangaloon Hall

Service providers, schools, sports clubs and volunteer organisations are some of the local community groups set to receive crucial funding as part of Council’s 2018/19 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. A total of fifty nine local community projects totalling $129,200 were allocated funding as part of the annual Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Of the 59 grants...

Movies, concerts and exercise classes headline Seniors Festival

April 9, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Celebrations for this year’s Seniors Festival are set to hit top gear as festivities enter the second week. Bowral’s Empire Cinema will be the venue of a movie screening of ‘Finding your feet’ on Tuesday 10 April which will be backed up by a Local History Tour at Bowral Library on Wednesday 11 April. This...

Vessels of Change to headline Earth Hour

March 16, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate Earth Hour with a special community event at the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens on Saturday 24 March.  The free event will see the launch of Vessels of Change, a solar powered art installation designed by local artists Heidi McGeoch and Sam Larwill.  The exhibition consists of 32 recycled...

Cheryl Koenig to headline Australia Day celebrations

December 20, 2017Posted in: Community, Events

Tireless brain injury awareness advocate and author Cheryl Koenig is set to join Wingecarribee’s Australia Day celebrations this January at Berrima as the Shire’s 2018 Australia Day Ambassador. Cheryl is an author of four books, motivational speaker, volunteer and fundraiser extraordinaire having helped raise over $190,000 for various health care services and non-government support groups....

Council celebrates World Environment Week

May 30, 2017Posted in: Environment, Events

Bush walking in the Southern Highlands

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service are celebrating World Environment Week this June with a Week of Wonderful Walks and Talks. World Environment Week is in celebration of the UN-recognised World Environment Day held on June 5. This year’s World Environment Day theme is Connecting People to Nature and encourages...

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