December 2011 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Residents urged to donate a gift to the Mayor’s Giving Box
Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging local residents to spare a thought for those less fortunate this Christmas by donating a gift to the Mayor’s Giving Box.Located within Stockland Nowra, the Mayor’s Giving Box provides the community with an opportunity to help provide some much needed Christmas cheer to local residents who may have fallen upon tough times.“Christmas is a special time in which we gather with family and loved ones to celebrate the festive season,” said Mayor, Paul Green.“It’s ...
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Council removes derelict vehicles from Ulladulla bushland
Shoalhaven City Council Rangers have removed five derelict vehicles from Burrill Lake and Ulladulla bushland in a bid to maintain and protect the area’s natural reserves.The vehicles were located between Kings Point Drive, Kings Point and Canberra Crescent, Burrill Lake and bushland along Green Street, Ulladulla.Along with the five vehicles, Council Rangers removed a further five cubic metres of recyclable waste materials found scattered within the bushland.Shoalhaven City Council Ranger Service...
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Shoalhaven City Council contractors will be conducting traffic surveys throughout the Nowra CBD on Friday 16 December as part of investigations into the Junction Court Revitalisation Project.The data is being collected as part of a traffic study assessing potential effects on the Nowra CBD road network created by the proposed opening of Junction Court to vehicular traffic.This latest study will focus on traffic movements between the Nowra CBD and the Princes Highway along with other sites around...
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Shoalhaven City Council is currently seeking local residents aged between 15-30 years of age to participate in the area’s new Youth Bushcare Group.The Youth Bushcare Group will allow the area’s younger residents to take a hands-on role in the regeneration of the Shoalhaven’s natural landscape.Shoalhaven City Council Bushcare Coordinator, Alasdair Stratton said the group will rotate between existing Bushcare sites while having a strong focus on bush regeneration and dune care.“The Youth Bushcare ...
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Crookhaven Headland Lighthouse restoration project
The Crookhaven Headland Lighthouse restoration project has reached a key milestone with the removal of the lighthouse lantern scheduled to take place on Wednesday 7 December 2011, weather dependent.Since the formation of the Crookhaven Headland Lighthouse Steering Committee in September 2010 a number of major improvements have been made to the facility.The removal and subsequent restoration of the two tonne lighthouse lantern is the largest and most complex component of the refurbishment works, ...
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In a major boost for local tourism, Shoalhaven City Council has secured the rights to host the Special Olympics NSW 2012 State Games from 27-29 April.Mayor, Paul Green will join Special Olympics NSW Board Chairperson, Peter Wren at the official launch of the Special Olympics in Shoalhaven, taking place at Ison Park, Nowra from 10am this Thursday 8 December.A global organisation, the Special Olympics provides ongoing sporting opportunities for people with an intellectual disability.Special Olympi...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green will make a special presentation to the Shoalhaven Hospital Children’s Ward as part of the ongoing Operation Art project from 4pm on Friday 9 December.Council will present Shoalhaven Hospital Nurse Unit Manager, Colleen Foy with eight artworks from the Operation Art project.A peer based program, Operation Art encourages students from Kindergarten to Year 10 in all NSW schools to create artworks for children in hospital.Each of the art works has been crea...
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Works to begin on Shoalhaven Heads floating pontoon
Works are set to begin on the supply and installation of a floating pontoon at the River Road Boat Ramp, Shoalhaven Heads.Council has recently engaged local company, Solitaire for the design and construction of the 26 metre pontoon. The pontoon is expected to take two weeks to install with construction anticipated to commence late January in a bid to avoid conflict with the peak holiday season.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said the new floating pontoon would be a tremendous asset for...
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Shoalhaven City Council is commencing the annual Beach Patrol Service this week, with Council lifeguards set to keep watch over a number of the area’s busiest beaches across the summer months.Scheduled patrols are as follows – Monday to Friday Excluding Public Holidays5 December 2011 to 24 February 2012South Mollymook Beach near Surf ClubMonday to SaturdayExcluding Sundays and Public Holidays19 December 2011 to 28 January 2012 Cudmirrah/Berrara Beach, Sussex InletMonday to Friday Excluding Pub...
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Shoalhaven City Council recently held two community workshops to further discuss the initial findings and recommendations offered within the Broughton Creek Floodplain Risk Management Study.The study identifies flood mitigation options designed to reduce impacts of flooding on people and property within the Berry township and surrounding rural lands. Some of the discussed mitigation options included – • Flow improvements or modifications through culvert upgrades• The establishment of a Creek Car...
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