Highlands News

Small business month in the Highlands

As part of Small Business Month, the BDCU Alliance Bank in conjunction with Be Creative Media are holding a number of free information sessions. They include: Thursday 8th October 2020 - Exploring your customer’s journey. Thursday 15th October 2020 – Understand the power of existing customers. Thursday 22nd October 2020 – Are...

Mittagong Pool to re - open

The Mittagong Pool is re - opening to the public from tomorrow. This will be followed by the Bowral Swimming Centre on Saturday November 7 and the Bundanoon Swimming Centre on November 14. A reminder that the Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre remains open all year-round. Council’s Supervisor Pools and Facilities, Laura...

Covid case travelled on Highlands train

NSW Health has issued a Public health alert for several Moss Vale train trips. A commuter infected with COVID19 is believed to have travelled on the line a number of times this week. A full list of dates and times are listed below: Train from Moss Vale 04:52 arriving Liverpool 07:09 on 6th...

More car spaces at train stations

Good news for Southern Highlands rail commuters who drive to Campbelltown to catch a train into Sydney. The recently announced Federal budget has allocated $22.1 million dollars for an extra 500 car spaces at Campbelltown Train Station. That's in addition to the $15 million dollars already made available for Macarthur. Federal Member for...

Speeding driver nabbed near Goulburn

A P plater has been clocked driving more than 70 kilometres per hour over the speed limit near Goulburn. Police stopped the Volkswagen Golf allegedly travelling at 164 in a 110 zone on the Federal Highway. The 18 year old female driver copped a $2520 fine, had her licence suspended and lost...

Scam warning from Highlands Police

A warning once again from Highlands Police about a number of scams doing the rounds. Some of the typical ones this year have related to COVID19, the bushfires, people impersonating Government employees and puppies for sale. Acting Inspector Matt McCarthy is encouraging people to report any incidents to the Police Assistance Line...

Bowral Woolworths evacuated

UPDATE:  Workers in the Highland Fair building in Bowral have been evacuated. The evacuation warning went off around midday, with two Fire and Rescue NSW trucks responding. Workers were able to return about 30 minutes later. A Fire and Rescue Spokesperson believes the alarm was set off by dust on one of the detectors...

Highlands Fair building evacuated in Bowral

UPDATE:  Workers in the Highland Fair building in Bowral including Woolworths have been evacuated. The evacuation warning went off around midday, with two Fire and Rescue NSW trucks responding. Workers were able to return about 30 minutes later. A Fire and Rescue Spokesperson believes the alarm was set off by dust on one of...

Canola fields out in flower

After three years of drought, the Canola fields are finally back in flower in the Southern Highlands. This property in picture is situated at Berrima between the freeway and the Old Hume Highway and is managed by the Princess Pastoral Company. Lots of people are stopping to get their photo taken but...

What the budget means for you

Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor is welcoming a number of announcements in the budget. That includes tax cuts for low and middle income earners aimed at helping speed-up the nation's economic recovery. Tax relief scheduled for 20-22, will be brought forward to this financial year. It means people will have up to...