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Ulladulla Leisure Centre takes out prestigious award
The Ulladulla Leisure Centre has been announced the winner of the International Quadratics/Pierce Pool Supplies Leisure Centre of the year award.Presented at the recent Aquatic and Recreation Institute Awards, the Ulladulla Leisure Centre beat a strong field of nominees including Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre, Blacktown Aquatic Centre and the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia Education Centre.The award was judged on a number of criteria with the Aquatic and Recreation Institute looking...
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Shoalhaven City Arts Gallery opens three new exhibitions
Shoalhaven City Arts Gallery is currently hosting works from the internationally renowned Chinese artist, Ye Xue as part of his critically acclaimed From the Yellow River to the Shoalhaven River exhibition.The works feature as part of three new exhibitions at the Gallery which includes the latest offerings from Karen Alibone as well as the 2012 Open Annual Art Competition.Displayed in the Foyer Gallery, Ye Xue’s From the Yellow River to the Shoalhaven River exhibition uses traditional Chinese-st...
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The Shoalhaven Youth Advisory Committee is currently seeking new members to assist Council in the development of youth related strategies.Meeting six times a year, the committee undertakes a number of initiatives aimed at helping the area’s young people.New committee members will have the opportunity to have their say on a host of youth issues regarding local entertainment, projects, arts, youth leadership and development.Youth Advisory Committee Chairperson, Councillor Bohdan Brumerkyj encourag...
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Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging local students to enter the 2012 Threatened Species Competition as part of World Environment Day celebrations.Open to local Primary School students, the competition aims to raise awareness surrounding the 140 native species of plants and animals in the Shoalhaven that are currently threatened with extinction.Participating students are asked to enter a drawing of a threatened species in its native habitat with prizes awarded for the winning school display an...
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Shoalhaven City Council will be marking the 120th anniversary of the Nowra School of Arts Building with a special birthday celebration to be held from 2pm on Saturday 19 May.The event will feature an afternoon of local entertainment culminating in the launch of a new book documenting the history of the Nowra School of Arts Building.Local bands including the Nowra Town Band, Shoalhaven Concert Band, Lydian Singers, Shoalhaven Youth Orchestra and the Albatross Musical Theatre will each perform as ...
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Shoalhaven City Council Rangers Services Manager, Michael Jarman has clarified a number of statements made in the media regarding an injured cow at Bomaderry this morning.Media broadcasts are this morning claiming that Council Rangers ignored a Shoalhaven Area Command call for assistance following an incident where a truck has run into a cow 400 metres north of Meroo Road.Rangers Services Manager, Michael Jarman said Council’s after hours on call officer did not receive a call to help contain a...
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Shoalhaven City residents have an opportunity to learn more about the local benefits of the National Broadband Network when the NBN Co’s Discovery Truck visits the area on Tuesday 15 May.Designed to further educate the wider community about the National Broadband Network (NBN), the NBN Co Discovery Truck utilises outdoor displays, high definition video screens, cameras and audio equipment to illustrate network capabilities under the NBN.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said the display ...
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Council completes rain affected road works
Shoalhaven City Council has finished the currently programmed upgrade works to Culburra Road, Culburra and Upper Kangaroo River Road, Barrengarry following a recent delay caused by heavy rains.The primer sealing of the road was recently delayed as a result of the extended period of wet weather experienced through mid April.However the recent run of dry weather allowed Council staff to primer seal a one kilometre section of Culburra Road between Coonemia Road and Strathstone Street, with works co...
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Shoalhaven City Council’s Draft Delivery Program and Operation Plan, including the 2012/13 Draft Budget, are on public exhibition until Tuesday 29 May. Under the 2012/13 Draft Budget, Council has proposed to maintain the current rating structure, ensuring continuity from 2011/12.Shoalhaven City land owners will have received a Notice of Valuation from the Government's Land and Property Information Section in the last few months.Revaluations of land take place every three years in NSW and are use...
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Shoalhaven City Council will consider a report to proceed with the staged construction of the Junction Court upgrade project at the May Ordinary Meeting following a recommendation from Tuesday’s Development Committee meeting.Once completed, the Junction Court Project will see the implementation of a one way eastbound traffic lane between Kinghorne Street and O’Connell Lane, Nowra.The design will allow for the easy closure of Junction Court for full pedestrian access during special events while a...
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