January 2013 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven City Libraries will host award winning children’s author, Libby Hathorn as she talks about her celebrated writing career at the Nowra Library from 5.30pm this Friday 25 January.The author of over 50 books for children and young people, Mrs Hathorn is best known for her award winning novel, Thurnderwith and picture book, Way Home.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash encouraged local residents to attend Friday’s author talk describing the event as a rare opportunity to converse wi...
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Shoalhaven City Council will engage an accredited contractor to remove a large amount of potentially contaminated building material buried adjacent to a walkway at Warrain Beach, Culburra.The building waste, which appears to have been illegally buried within the sand dunes at Warrain Beach, has become visible following a recent spell of dry weather and strong winds.Council Rangers have inspected the site and removed all pieces of loose asbestos from the adjacent area.The remaining building waste...
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Shoalhaven City Council has erected signage within both Harry Sawkins and Marriott Parks, warning the public not to feed or handle the local wildlife, as a precautionary measure following a suspected outbreak of avian botulism within ducks inhabiting the ponds.Council had been investigating the death of ducks within both parks since early December when it was originally suspected that acts of animal cruelty had been to blame for an increased number of deceased animals found in both locations.How...
Read more about Avian botulism suspected cause of local duck death
Shoalhaven City Council will be joining the Nowra City Church in hosting the area’s annual Australia Day celebrations from 8am - 12pm on Saturday 26 January at the Nowra Showground. Celebrations will continue right throughout the morning with the announcement of the Australia Day Award winners, Citizenship Ceremony and an address by 2013 Australia Day Ambassador - award winning children’s author, Libby Hathorn.With a traditional Australian Breakfast Barbecue running from 8am other activities on ...
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Shoalhaven City Council is undertaking scheduled road work throughout Huskisson from today Thursday 17 January - Friday 18 January.The road work, consisting of bitumen spray sealing, requires warm and dry weather conditions to be effective.The areas to be sealed include sections of Huskisson Road (both Thursday and Friday) and Woolamia Road, Keppel Street and Burril Street on Friday.To avoid delays motorists are requested to seek an alternative route via Wool Road, Naval College Road or Jervis B...
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Shoalhaven Water is encouraging local residents and visitors to continue undertaking sensible water practices throughout the area as an extended period of dry weather continues across the City. Shoalhaven’s total dam storages have dropped to 92 percent of capacity and river inflows have also reduced over recent weeks. The reduction in river flows is a direct consequence of the drier conditions experienced since the area’s last significant rain fall event in November. Acting ...
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The Shoalhaven City Council Mobile Library will be out of service for the rest of January to allow the vehicle to be repainted.With the Mobile Library currently off the road, Shoalhaven Library staff are endeavouring to deliver a library service to any regular Mobile Library users that are currently disadvantaged.Shoalhaven Library and Community Services Manager, Noela Lim said Nowra Library staff are currently delivering home library services to existing members in the Shoalhaven to ensure all ...
Read more about Mobile Library to receive exciting new facelift
In a major coup for the Shoalhaven, Mollymook has been announced as the host of the 2014 and 2015 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships. Taking place from 17-19 January 2014, the event will attract competitors from every non-metropolitan surf life saving branch in the state. This major surf sports carnival has not been held in the south since 2001 with the championships expected to bring more than $2 million dollars to the area each year (based on Tourism Australia analysis).A total...
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