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Record rainfall recorded in Bowral and Mittagong

December 23, 2020Posted in: Environment, Events

Data collected from last week’s deluge reveal that parts of the Wingecarribee Shire recorded record rainfalls. Council’s Acting General Manager of Operations, Finance and Risk, Richard Mooney said the weather event had yielded some surprising results. “The significance of last Wednesday’s rain event is becoming more apparent as we receive more data,” he said.  “While...

Stock up on your Christmas reads at Council libraries

December 22, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Two female librarians holding stacks of books inside library

Bookworms across the Shire are reminded to stock up on their favourite reads prior to the Christmas shutdown of Council’s public libraries. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford said both Bowral and Mittagong Public Libraries would close for the holidays from 12 noon Thursday 24 December. “This means that patrons have only a few days...

Council begins refurbishment of Mittagong SES Centre

October 29, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to refurbish the Mittagong SES Volunteer Centre following grant funding secured from the Australian Federal Government. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the repairs to the Bessemer Street building would see much improved facilities for our Shire’s State Emergency Service volunteers. “Our SES volunteers give up an incredible amount of...

Council closes all public libraries

March 23, 2020Posted in: Community

As a precaution to slow the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, Wingecarribee Shire Council will temporarily close its public libraries to the community as of Tuesday 24 March 2020. The closure affects Council’s Bowral and Mittagong public libraries and the ROADS Mobile Library service. This is effective as of Tuesday 24 March and will...

Temporary suspension of library events

March 17, 2020Posted in: Community, Events

As a precaution to slow the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, Wingecarribee Shire Council is to immediately cancel all public events, programs and activities within its Bowral and Mittagong public libraries. This decision is in-line with recommendations as issued by the State Library of NSW. Council recognises this is a rapidly evolving situation and...