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Shoalhaven Libraries will be hosting two of Australia’s most popular authors, Ber Caroll and Dianne Blacklock, at a very special free literary event taking place at Nowra Library on Wednesday 17 August.These two best selling writers will offer personal insights into their lives as authors and talk about the experiences that helped form their highly successful careers.Author of the well known Call Waiting, Wife for Hire and Almost Time, Dianne Blacklock said she was looking forward to the opportu...
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Shoalhaven City Council is currently calling on nominations for the Community Grants Program, a scheme designed to help local associations build vibrant, safe and active local communities.The program aims to build diverse and connected communities through the promotion of community based projects.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green called on local associations to nominate for the program saying the scheme was designed to encourage a supportive approach to innovative community programs.“The...
Read more about Community Grants Program open for nominations
Shoalhaven City Council has secured the rights to host the NSW RSL State Youth Swimming Championships at the Ulladulla Leisure Centre in March 2012.The event will bring around 2,000 people to the Shoalhaven with competitors from Dubbo, Nelson Bay and the Sydney Basin area all expected to attend the one day carnival.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said the swimming championships would provide the ideal vehicle to showcase the area to the thousands of expected visitors.“This event will p...
Read more about NSW RSL State Youth Swimming Championships come to Ulladulla
Nowra is still in the box seat to host the Austar Carnival this October, despite having the lead halved by the fast finishing Port Macquarie.Leading by over 1,000 votes a week ago, Nowra now leads Port Macquarie by a slender 460 votes.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said all local residents keen to bring the Austar Carnival to Nowra needed to visit http://carnival.austar.com.au/ and lodge a daily vote until the competition closes on 8 August. “I’d encourage all local residents to get ...
Read more about Nowra still leading the race to host an Austar Carnival
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green has expressed his disgust at the recent vandalism of a park in Sullivan Street, Worrigee.Taking place on Thursday 30 June, vandals caused serious structural damage to part of a picnic shelter after lighting a fire within the park confines.Further to this the Fire Brigade and Police were called in to help identify eight drums of a hazardous two-part epoxy substance which was poured across the adjoining play equipment.“Shoalhaven City Council is already st...
Read more about Council concerned at recent park vandalism
Shoalhaven City Council recently launched a new refurbished website featuring over 3,000 documents and 500 functional pages of information.The upgraded website features a new modern look and easier to navigate style allowing local residents far greater access to a wide range of Council information.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green is encouraging residents to get online and have a look around the new site saying Council’s homepage was redeveloped with the needs of the community in mind.“A...
Read more about Shoalhaven City Council launches updated website
Shoalhaven City Arts Centre will launch three new exhibitions featuring inventive interpretations of common household objects this Saturday 9 July.Highly regarded artist, Flossie Peitsch will be displaying a range of works at her latest exhibition titled, Bed, Breakfast and Belief while works from the MG Dingle and GB Hughes collection combine with works from local artists to form the Making Do – Art from Found Objects exhibition.“Both Bed, Breakfast and Belief and the Making Do – Art from Found...
Read more about Shoalhaven City Arts Centre to launch three new exhibitions
Shoalhaven City Council is again supporting the ‘ABC Local Radio Knit In’ as the program returns for its ninth year.The state-wide scheme calls on residents to help those less fortunate by donating a knitted square to charity, Wrap with Love who will then sew the squares into warm blankets for use by needy communities worldwide.Selected Shoalhaven City Library branches (Nowra, Ulladulla, Sanctuary Point and Milton) will be collecting knitted squares to donate throughout July.Shoalhaven City Coun...
Read more about Knit In time for Shoalhaven City
Reconstruction work has been completed on the Albatross Road Bridge with the road being reopened to two-way traffic from Monday 11 July.Shoalhaven City Council hired local contractors, RJ & PS Smith to undertake the works which included demolition of the existing narrow single span timber bridge and replacement with twin reinforced concrete box culverts.Once fully complete the works will also include minor road widening to accommodate cyclists along with the addition of guardrails, signage a...
Read more about Albatross Road Bridge to reopen to traffic
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green officially opened the recently completed $2.7m extensions to the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre last night.Providing a more practical formal dining and entertainment area, the new Gallery Function Room features a separate bar area, additional male/female toilets and extended foyer floor space.“The addition of the Gallery Function Room will bring with it a host of future commercial opportunities for the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre,” said Clr Green.“T...
Read more about Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre extension officially opened
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