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Shoalhaven City Council closes a number of non-essential services
Shoalhaven City Council’s stage one plan in response to the Federal and State Government’s latest advice on COVID-19 will see the following facilities closed from midday today:    Indoor Sports Facilities   Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre    Bay & Basin Leisure Centre  Bomaderry Aquatic Centre Indoor Pool  Sussex Inlet Aquatic Centre   Ulladulla Leisure Centre Indoor Pool and Gy...
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New Nowra CBD Fringe Planning Controls
Following a detailed planning process and ongoing community consultation, Council has adopted new planning controls for existing residential areas to the west and south of Nowra’s CBD.   The new planning controls in the Local Environmental Plan (LEP) aim to ensure that future development in the fringe area of the CBD consider the character of the area, in both planning and design.   Mayor Amanda Findley was pleased to see the character of ...
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Hoylake Grove Reserve Playground Rebuild
Shoalhaven City Council is ready to rebuild the Hoylake Grove Reserve playground at Conjola Park, following the damage sustained during the Currowan bushfire and are seeking feedback.   A design has been created for the Hoylake Grove Reserve playground and will only take 12 weeks to be constructed, pending weather. Council are now seeking the community’s feedback on the design, including asking residents if they would like to see a commemorative feature inc...
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Green Waste Waiver Extended
Shoalhaven City Council has decided to extend free green waste tipping to residents for a further month. Residents will now have until close of business Thursday, April 30th to dispose of green garden waste materials under 150mm in diameter for free. Mayor Amanda Findley put forward the motion with Councillor Digiglio during the 10 March Strategy and Assets Committee meeting, and is pleased to see the extension come into effect.  “Council understands that ...
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Council Staff Setting Records in Supporting Local Charities
Shoalhaven City Council’s Staff are setting new records with their Casual for a Cause initiative, with more funds raised and donated to local charities and good causes totaling close to $30,000 to date.  Last week staff presented the Shoalhaven Women’s Health Centre and the Rural Fire Service each with a cheque for $1000, after spinning the Charity Spinning Wheel to select the local charities.  Mayor Amanda Findley is delighted with the success of the initiative and c...
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Teaching Someone to Drive Can be a Happy Experience
Shoalhaven City Council, in partnership with Transport NSW, will host four free learner driver workshops over the month of March.   Council has partnered with NSW Government to provide the workshops for parents, friends or relatives who will be supervising a new driver, to ensure they feel qualified to teach the next generation of road users.  Shoalhaven City Council’s Road Safety Officer, Kym Snow, said these workshops will provide practical advice and support for lea...
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Gallery to close for major works
Shoalhaven Regional Gallery is getting ready to close for 12 weeks as they undertake major works to improve the air conditioning system, allowing them to borrow works from major collections. From Monday March 9, Shoalhaven Regional Gallery will close to the public as major works are undertaken.  The work will include the installation of a new air conditioning system which will ensure the temperature and humidity levels in the galleries meet the lending requirements from State and Nationa...
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Shoalhaven to host the 50th Anniversary Koori Rugby League Knockout
Shoalhaven City Council at their Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday, 25th February 2020 resolved to support the South Coast Black Cockatoos, to host the 50th Anniversary NSW Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout event to be held at Bomaderry Sporting Complex & Artie Smith Oval over the October long weekend kicking off on Thursday 1 October running through to Monday 5 October 2020.  Mayor Amanda Findley said she is looking forward to the five-day event coming to the Shoalhaven.&nbs...
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The Shoalhaven salutes the Australian Defense Force
Shoalhaven City Council would like to thank the Australian Defense Force (ADF) for their efforts during the bushfire recovery efforts.   Arriving in early January as part of operation Bushfire assist 2019-20, more than 80 ADF personnel from Holsworthy Barracks were quickly tasked with works to assist the region. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley said the entire community were incredibly grateful for their heartfelt support shown during this unprecedented bushfire crisi...
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Are you following the yellow line?
Shoalhaven City Council would like to remind road users to obey the yellow edging lines painted on some roads across the region, indicating a no stopping zone.   Yellow edging was implemented in the Shoalhaven in 2018 and is slowly being implemented in other Local Government Areas across the State. Yellow no stopping lines were included in the 1999 Australian Road Rules and written into the NSW Road Rules legislation in 2008, however, have not always been implanted in...
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