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Show Tulip Time some love, and donate to Can Assist as well
While locals might appreciate the opportunity to wander through Corbett Gardens this Tulip Time in peace, there is definitely one group that will miss the throngs of tourists for the second year running - charity partner Can Assist Southern Highlands.
Bowral Woolworths deep cleaned after COVID-19 exposure
Woolworths Bowral has been deep cleaned today after a customer with a confirmed case of COVID-19 visited the store.The person was in the store on September 10 between 5.18-5.30pm and 6.30-6.35pm and on September 12 between 5.30-6pm.
The Big Shift: how working from home could affect our towns, our bodies and our businesses
The shift to working from home caused by the pandemic is one of the biggest changes to the way we work in the last 50 years. This is according to a report released yesterday by the Productivity Commission, which investigates how the move to working from home may impact Australia's economy generally and individuals' income, employment opportunities and health and wellbeing. But the chair of the Southern Highlands Chamber of Commerce feels that the working from home movement is being "overstated".
Two cases of COVID-19 recorded, four venues of concern
The Southern Highlands recorded two cases of COVID-19 on Thursday morning. The Bowral sewage treatment plant also detected fragments of COVID-19 on September 14. There are four venues of concern across the Southern Highlands, with Bunnings Mittagong, Liquorland, Bowral, Priceline Pharmacy, Bowral and Home No.9 Thai Cuisine by Bangkok House, Bowral visited by a COVID-19 positive case.
Suspended mayor defends civic centre budget costs
Suspended Wingecarribee Shire mayor Duncan Gair has defended the alleged civic centre budget blowout. Mr Gair hit back at comments made by interim administrator Viv May at an Ordinary Meeting of Council on August 11. Mr Gair questioned the interpretion of the budget and costing of the refurbishment of the civic centre.
Why this Highlands man is walking 100km for cerebral palsy
For a man who relishes challenges, Andrew Mevissen is sure going to get more than his fair share this weekend. Mevissen will lace up his shoes for an epic 100km trek over two days, all to raise money for cerebral palsy equipment. As part of the STEPtember campaign run by the Cerebral Palsy Alliance, the Mittagong local will traverse the Wingecarribee Shire in order to meet his goal of over $2000.
Harbison residents set to race in world-class event
Harbison 'Slow Speed Demons' are set to compete in a global virtual cycling competition for third year. Harbison residents have teamed-up again for the annual Road Worlds for Seniors competition, which began on September 6 and will continue until October 1.
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