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The Department of Planning and Infrastructure has approved the Development Application for the Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre.The approval follows the State Government’s September decision to amend the Shoalhaven LEP 1985 to rezone the site of the proposed Centre.The decision provides consent for the construction of a new three storey Cancer Care Centre and associated works including short term patient accommodation and additional car parking.Shoalhaven City Council, Mayor Paul Green welcomed the...
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Shoalhaven City Council General Manager, Russ Pigg has expressed concern at the recent debate regarding the 2006 sale of the Comberton Quarry, labeling much of the information appearing in the local media as misleading to the public.Council originally purchased the Comberton Grange Property for $1.3 million in 1985 and spent a further $343,000 in developing the quarry site over the ensuing six years.At this time the quarry was proposed to provide material for the State Government’s boat harbor b...
Read more about General Manager pleased with Comberton Quarry outcome
Mayor welcomes the Shoalhaven’s newest Australian citizens
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green has welcomed 10 new Australian residents to the Shoalhaven while conducting a Citizenship Ceremony at Council’s Administration Building this morning.The residents, from the United Kingdom, Netherlands and Germany all made the pledge of Australian Citizenship in front of friends and family.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said it was a tremendous honour to preside over such an important and life changing ceremony.“Becoming an Australian Citizen i...
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Crookhaven Heads Fish Cleaning Facilities officially open
Work has recently been completed on the $28,000 Crookhaven Heads Fish Cleaning Facilities.The project saw the demolition of existing cleaning facilities, the provision of a new concrete slab, improved drainage, new cleaning tables and the erection of a modern shade and rain shelter.Members of the Culburra Fishing Club partnered with Council to improve the facilities.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said the Fishing Club had undertaken much of the work in designing and constructing the n...
Read more about Crookhaven Heads Fish Cleaning Facilities officially open
Shoalhaven City Council is advising residents that the Huskisson Sea Pool and Wading Pools remain closed as a result of the recent heavy rains. Council staff are continuing cleaning and clearing operations however these works have been prolonged due to the large amount of material which has been collected in both pools.Both the Huskisson Sea Pool and Wading Pool will be reassessed this Tuesday 20 March.The Ulladulla Sea Pool has reopened to the public following recent cleaning works needed as a ...
Read more about Huskisson Sea Pool and Wading Pool remain closed following rains
Shoalhaven City Council is reminding residents not to take unlawful and unnecessary risks during periods of potential flood like those experienced throughout the area last week.Council received reports of people attempting to dig a channel at Shoalhaven Heads during the most sustained periods of rain last Thursday 8 March.Attempting to open a channel without the necessary approvals is unlawful and unnecessary and extremely dangerous. There are also heavy fines in place for residents caught attem...
Read more about Council warning residents against taking risks during floods
Shoalhaven City Council has another huge program of activities and events planned for Youth Week 2012 with the action kicking off from Friday 13 April.Youth Week provides the wider community an opportunity to recognise the amazing talent, ideas and skills young people contribute to society.A range of different activities and events will take place across the Shoalhaven to help celebrate Youth Week with the highlight being a major community event taking place in Marriott Park, Nowra from 10am – 3...
Read more about Council preparing for upcoming Youth Week activities
Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging the local community to turn off all residential lighting between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Saturday 31 March and join the millions of people taking part in Earth Hour across the globe.Beginning in Sydney as a one city initiative in 2007, last year’s Earth Hour campaign saw over 1.8 billion people in 135 countries participating across all seven continents.Council has again committed to participate in Earth Hour by ensuring all non-essential lights and computers a...
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Shoalhaven Water has begun sewerage main rehabilitation works aimed at refurbishing sections of the City’s ageing sewerage system.Underground Asset Services, has been engaged to clean, camera inspect and reline council’s sewers in parts of the Nowra CBD, Sussex Inlet, St Georges Basin and Ulladulla.During the course of the work, Shoalhaven Water and Underground Asset Services may need to enter a number of local properties to access Council’s sewer mains through maintenance shafts. All affected r...
Read more about Shoalhaven Water undertaking sewerage rehabilitation works
The recent heavy rains have severely hampered Shoalhaven City Council ground maintenance schedules for operational cemeteries over the past two weeks.Shoalhaven City Council Bereavement Services Manager, Pierre Duparte said Nowra Cemetery, which was scheduled for ground maintenance early last week, has been particularly affected by the rains. “The continuing heavy rains have made much of the maintenance work within the area’s cemeteries extremely difficult,” said Mr Duparte.“Mowing among rows of...
Read more about Cemetery ground maintenance schedule delayed by heavy rains
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