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Council meets with community to discuss BMX bike track
Shoalhaven City Council recently held an on-site community meeting to discuss design consultation of the recently announced BMX track to be located at Curleys Bay Reserve, Culburra Beach. Once completed, the track will provide local residents with a dirt circuit consisting of a series of jumps, berms and raised corners suitable for BMX riding. Over 30 community members attended the meeting with representatives from the local Community Consultation Bodies, Bushcare and Culburra Beach Out of Sch...
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Shoalhaven City Council has recently commenced the annual Beach Patrol Service, with 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 Holidays - commenced Monday 2 December 2013 to Friday 28 February 2014 (9am -5pm)• South Mollymook BeachMonday to Sunday from Thursday 19 December 2013 to Tuesday 28 January 2014.• Shoalhaven Heads• Warrain Beach (Culburra Beach)• Narrawallee B...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has expressed her disappointment after the area was allocated only $2.5 million from the Restart NSW Illawarra Infrastructure Fund.The $100 million fund, which had been set up using proceeds from the long term lease of Port Kembla, was created to support new infrastructure projects in the Illawarra.The Shoalhaven had three projects shortlisted for funding under the scheme, however only the South Nowra Employment Precinct (provision of safe access roads)...
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Shoalhaven City Council is reminding local residents to ensure the effective control of dogs following two serious attacks on children over the past week.A five year old girl required surgery to her lip after being bitten by a dog left unattended and tied up outside a shop in Sussex Inlet while a three year old girl also required surgery following an attack undertaken by a dog staying on her property.The dog was not the family pet.Council Rangers attended both incidents immediately and are curre...
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Council staff member receives prestigious environmental award
Shoalhaven City Council Senior Environmental Planner, Elizabeth Dixon has received the prestigious Louise Petchell Memorial Award at the Local Government Excellence in Environment Awards.The Louise Petchell Memorial Award recognises individual achievement by a Council officer or elected Councillor.Nominated by the Southern Council’s Group, Ms Dixon has been the driving force behind many of Council’s Policies, Plans and projects dealing with environmental, sustainability and conservation issues.M...
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Shoalhaven City Council staff have collected 12 large boxes of nonperishable food items for local charity, All Saints Community Care, as part of an annual fundraising drive.Now in its sixth year, the event sees Council staff dress casually for the day while donating food items to those in need.Mayor, Joanna Gash said it was extremely heartening to see Council staff combining to donate hundreds of food items to assist less fortunate local residents.“I’m constantly impressed by the community spiri...
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Shoalhaven City Council’s regular immunisation clinics will be held during the second week of January 2014 due to the Christmas and New Year holidays. The January 2014 timetable for the Free Childhood Immunisation Clinics is as follows –Tuesday 7 January 2014Sussex Inlet Neighbourhood Centre, Jacobs Drive 10am to 11amUlladulla Shoalhaven Council Office, Deering Street 11.45am to 1.15pmSanctuary Point Community Centre, Paradise Beach Rd 2.30pm to 4.00pmWednesday 8 January 2014Bomaderry Anglic...
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