Participating Villages want planter boxes to become a permanent part of Tulip Time

August 25, 2023Posted in: Community

planter boxes with budding tulips

Our collaboration with the communities of Penrose, Bundanoon, Exeter, Burrawang, Avoca, Robertson, Colo Vale, Balmoral, Hill Top, Yerrinbool, Medway, Berrima, and Wingello, to bring planter boxes to the villages during Tulip Time, is something our village communities want to see continue for years to come. Village Community Associations embraced the pilot program of hosting Tulip...

First of new Village Playgroups will better connect Exeter village

August 18, 2023Posted in: Community

Toddler playing with toy truck

To foster a strong sense of local community in our villages, a series of community-run playgroups will be popping-up, starting at Exeter from Friday 25 August. Council put a call-out through Community Circles Wingecarribee to ask where there was a need and Community Associations will now facilitate groups in Exeter, Yerrinbool and Hill Top as...

Be part of Emergency Management and resilience meetings in our Northern and Southern Villages

August 18, 2023Posted in: Community

Picture of a council staff member talking to a group of community members

Community members are invited to take part in Emergency Management and Resilience meetings for our Northern and Southern Villages, facilitated by Council. These sessions will help you understand how the Wingecarribee Local Emergency Management Committee (LEMC) is working together with the State Emergency Service (SES), NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS), Local Land Services, and Council,...

A winning day for the Southern Highlands Carriage Club, and Wingecarribee

August 18, 2023Posted in: Community

3 pictures showing the winners and an action shot of one of the teams racing their horse and carriage

The Southern Highlands Carriage Club (SHCC) boasts a remarkable 46-year legacy in the heart of the Highlands where it has nurtured the sport of carriage driving. Last weekend the SHCC hosted a unique event in Bundanoon, called the Zilco Ashes, that pitted the equestrian talents of the United Kingdom against Australia, drawing inspiration from the...

Grant will enhance versatility at Bundanoon Men’s Shed

August 11, 2023Posted in: Community

picture of mens shed member hoding up a stack of chairs

The Bundanoon Men’s Shed is a community space, offering camaraderie and skill-sharing among its 80 members, whose ages span from their early 60s to their vibrant 90s. Recently, a welcome addition to the shed has been a set of stackable chairs, made possible through the Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Community Assistance Scheme grant. Before the arrival...

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