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Council a finalist in Local Government Excellence Awards
Shoalhaven City Council is a finalist in the Local Government Excellence in the Environment Awards following a highly successful Green and Gold Bell Frog protection program.The nominated project focused on the development of mitigation measures enabling Council staff to manage a large scale local population explosion of the threatened frog.The program also aimed to further enhance and protect the frog’s habitat while still allowing for the undertaking of routine maintenance activities.Director o...
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Shoalhaven City Council is hosting two community workshops as part of the Broughton Creek Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan.Covering Berry and surrounding rural lands, the study is aiming to define the risks of flooding within the catchment and identify options to mitigate these risks. The first stage of the study, which has already been completed, undertook investigations to define flood behaviour both within and surrounding the Berry Township. Stage one of the study also involved the p...
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Shoalhaven City Arts Centre to launch two new exhibitions
Shoalhaven City Arts Centre will be launching two new exhibitions by local artists focusing on the relationship between landscape and the natural world from 5pm Friday 11 November.Old Roots, New Shoots features the works of Phillip Miles who has recently returned to painting after a 25 year break.Mr Miles grew up regularly painting and drawing however his life took on other focuses after leaving school, undertaking a degree in theology and spending 15 years as a missionary in Japan with the Angl...
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Shoalhaven City Council is reminding residents that pet ownership details need to be updated in the event of a change in circumstances. All local pet owners are required to notify Council within 14 days if they no longer own the animal, have changed address or contact details. Shoalhaven City Council Rangers Service Manager, Michael Jarman said Council had seen a steady increase in residents receiving penalty notices following pet registration drives. “Unfortunately a lot of resid...
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Council Rangers to be stationed at Ulladulla Administration Building
Shoalhaven City Council Rangers will have an increased presence in the area’s south from this Monday 7 November with four full time Rangers being stationed at the Ulladulla Administration Building.With an increasing demand on services in the south of the City, Council will be stationing two parking officers, one Ranger and an animal control officer in Ulladulla.Shoalhaven City Council Ranger Services Manager, Michael Jarman said the decision to locate four Rangers within Ulladulla will better se...
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Water tanks to offset LGA Conference carbon emissions
Shoalhaven City Council recently donated and installed two water tanks at the Crookhaven Heads Community Nursery as part of the carbon emission offsetting process resulting from last week’s LGA Conference.The purchase of the two water tanks will support the area’s Bushcare volunteers in their long term regeneration efforts while also reducing the amount of town water needed to support the nursery’s propagation work.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said Council had wanted to offset the c...
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South Coast takes out the 100 Mile Challenge
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green has congratulated the winning members of the South Coast team who took out the 100 Mile Challenge over the weekend.Held as part of the Crave Sydney International Food Festival, the challenge calls on the five competing NSW regions to source and provide a selection of food and wine from their local area using only seasonal ingredients.The South Coast sent a team of 20 participants to take part in the challenge with local restaurant, Bannisters taking out ...
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Rennies Beach a finalist in the Keep Australia Beautiful Awards
Shoalhaven City Council’s Rennies Beach is a finalist in the Keep Australia Beautiful Awards after being nominated in the category of Environmental Protection.Located on the southern side of the Ulladulla Urban area, Rennies Beach is an extremely popular recreational area, with local residents and visitors alike taking advantage of the beach’s high quality fishing and surfing spots.The Environmental Protection Award recognises outstanding achievement in the protection of the natural beach enviro...
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Nowra Library to host renowned author, Carol Baxter
Shoalhaven Libraries will host the renowned narrative nonfiction writer, Carol Baxter as she speaks about her latest book, ‘Captain Thunderbolt and his Lady’ at Nowra Library from 3pm Thursday 10 November.Frederick ‘Captain Thunderbolt’ Ward was born in the Windsor District and along with his partner and mother of his three children, Mary Ann Bugg roamed the expansive area between Maitland, Bourke and the Queensland border.The book features ‘the true story’ about the couple and challenges many o...
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Nowra Library celebrating 21 years since major refurbishment
Shoalhaven Libraries will be celebrating 21 years since the Nowra Library underwent a dramatic refurbishment with a number of activities and displays planned to mark the occasion.The 1990 $1.5 million upgrade took 12 months to complete and once finished provided library users and staff with a much larger, modern facility.To celebrate 21 years in the new building, Shoalhaven Library staff are calling on local residents to get involved and provide staff with their memories of the old service.Libra...
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