Bikes bound for Namibia depart Moss Vale

May 17, 2023Posted in: Environment

Two men repairing a bike

Namibia’s disadvantaged are set to benefit from the generosity of Southern Highlands residents with the imminent arrival of a shipping container filled to the brim with hundreds of second-hand bicycles. Closing the door on the container, is Wingecarribee Shire’s 2019 Citizen of the Year, Hans Radowitz, and fellow volunteer, Dave Johnson, with the help of...

Community Expo returns for 2022

October 4, 2022Posted in: Community, Events

Close up of small red felt heart, held by woman

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host the annual Wingecarribee Community Expo on Thursday 13 October at the Bowral Uniting Church Hall. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Ms Cath Brennan, explained that the Expo provides an opportunity for residents to discover the range of services and support groups that contribute to our Shire. “Over 35 exhibitors...

Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 19, 2018Posted in: Community

Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2018 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year Council will distribute up to $130,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. Monies can be sought to fund programs, equipment or capital works which aim to establish, improve or enhance cultural, sporting, welfare, health promotion, community...

Volunteers get outside and grow for National Tree Day

October 25, 2016Posted in: Environment, Events

Heavy overnight rain did little to dampen the enthusiasm of volunteers who turned up to take part in Saturday’s National Tree Day Wingecarribee community planting event at Mittagong Creek in Bowral. National Tree Day is an annual event organised by Planet Ark with each region given the option of scheduling the day to suit their local conditions. The site...

New Bushcare group for Bundanoon

October 19, 2016Posted in: Environment

Bundanoon’s Leaver Park Bushland Reserve is set to receive some much needed attention following the formation of a new Bushcare group focussed on tackling the area. Residents of Bundanoon and nearby villages came together to form the new Bushcare group which will concentrate initial efforts on the reserve located on the south-west outskirts of the...

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