Balmoral Village Better Prepared

December 8, 2023Posted in: Community

Taking action to become better prepared in the event of future emergencies, the Balmoral Village Community took part in a Resilient Towns Initiative workshop this December. Residents were among our Shire’s most severely impacted by the Black Summer Bushfres of 2019. They made the most of this opportunity to fnd out how to guard against...

Share in festive cheer across Wingecarribee Shire

December 8, 2023Posted in: Community

What’s happening in your village this Christmas? We’ve partnered with Community Associations across our Shire on place-based fun and festivities, from fairy-lighting and decoration-making to Christmas lunches, Santa visits and kids’ playground parties! Village Associations told us how they wanted to invest a grant of up to $3,000 for larger villages and up to $2,000...

Village Christmas activations given a boost by Council grants

November 17, 2023Posted in: Community

Village Associations can secure a funding boost toward their community gathering or solar fairy lighting for the festive season. Many have been quick to take-up the opportunity to partner with Council on their place-based Christmas celebrations through a Christmas grants scheme. As part of Council’s $100,000 allocation for Christmas activations across Wingecarribee Shire, as much...

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...