Wingecarribee Libraries help keep local history alive

July 4, 2013Posted in: Community

Historic local newspapers can now be read online thanks to an initiative by Wingecarribee Public Libraries, Friends of Wingecarribee Libraries and the National Library of Australia. Through the National Library’s Australian Newspaper Digitisation Program, the Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer (published from 1884 – 1901), Bowral and Robertson Free Press (1901) and Bowral...

Winds of Change celebrates 150 years

May 10, 2013Posted in: Community, Events, Tourism

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting the public to attend the official unveiling of the latest Sesquicentenary project; a public art work entitled Winds of Change, at Eridge Park Road on Thursday 16 May. Commissioned by Wingecarribee Shire Council, the sculpture celebrates the 150th birthday anniversary of both Moss Vale and Bowral. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor and Chair...

Wingecarribee Heritage Award winners announced

May 3, 2013Posted in: Community

Winners of the 2013 Wingecarribee Heritage Awards were announced at a ceremony at the Prince Albert Inn, Braemar on Friday the 3 May. Exeter Cottage, the Mali Brae Farm in Moss Vale, ‘The Rift’ and Coach House in Bowral, and ‘Woodside’ in Moss Vale all received top gongs in their respective categories with Bradman’s Cottage...

150th celebrations continue through autumn

April 4, 2013Posted in: Events

Sesquicentenary celebrations for Moss Vale and Bowral ramp up in April with a selection of events for the whole family. Friends of Gibbergunyah are invited to attend the annual Flag Raising Ceremony at nin garang thurree currobung – “The Place Between the Rocks” – near the Cherry Tree rest area in the Gibbergunyah Reserve on...

Nominations now open for Wingecarribee Heritage Awards

February 13, 2013Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on nominations for the 2013 Wingecarribee Heritage awards. Council’s Heritage Land Use Planner explained the significance of the awards. “The Wingecarribee Heritage Awards are only conducted every two years,” said Sarah Farnese. “And this year they hold extra significance as they’re being held during Bowral and Moss Vale’s Sesquicentenary anniversary.”...

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