New Community Hall to open future possibilities for Penrose

August 18, 2023Posted in: Delivering

Picture of 3 people standing inside the partially constructed building

For decades, Penrose residents have dreamed of building a new Community Hall with capacity to meet growing demand for the many gatherings that connect community members. “After the Penrose Community Association put in an extensive grant application we were lucky to be awarded a grant from the Australian and NSW Governments Bushfire Local Economic Recovery...

Restoring History and Strengthening Community Bonds

August 4, 2023Posted in: Delivering

Bundanoon Soldiers Memorial Hall - showing new roof

Holding a cherished place in the village’s history, Bundanoon Soldiers Memorial Hall has been preserved for years to come by a roof replacement. Built in 1934/35 to honour World War 1 heroes, it not only holds heritage significance for the Bundanoon community but also provides a place to gather and create lasting memories. The hall...

Making the most of the new Mittagong North Walking Network

July 21, 2023Posted in: Delivering

Lady in a wheelchair enjoying the new footpath

Locals have wasted no time in taking to the new Mittagong North Walking Network, now connecting the town centre to Lake Alexandra, and making it more convenient to get around town on foot.  Made possible by $330,187 in grant funding under the Transport for NSW Get NSW Active Program, it’s an investment in promoting wellbeing...

A dream fulfilled for the kids of Cook Street Mittagong

July 7, 2023Posted in: Delivering, Development

Young kids playing at the new playground

There’s no age-limit to getting involved in shaping the future of our Shire. Take the vibrant and inclusive new playspace at Cook Street in Mittagong as an example. This recently completed, community-led project was set in motion by the voice of an 8 year old girl with a vision for a better playground for her...