January 2012 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven City Council is providing free advanced driver training for local residents aged between 17-25 years of age.The courses are being held as part of the ongoing Skilled or Killed Young Drivers Safety Drivers (SKYDS) program funded by the IMB Community Foundation.The advanced driver training will provide participants with hands on driving experience through a number of different scenarios including sudden braking, swerving, skidding and lane changing.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Gr...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green is calling on the local community to support Council Ranger, John Towey in raising much needed money for charity as he takes part in the 14th annual Sydney to Surfers Paradise cycle.Taking place between 28 April and 4 May 2012, the ride will raise funds for Father Chris Riley’s ‘Youth off the Streets’ program.Mayor, Paul Green congratulated Mr Towey for his commitment in not only attempting the ride but on his goal of raising over $1,500 for charity as p...
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Shoalhaven City Council has endorsed the new Drinking Water Policy following a period of public exhibition.The new Policy provides the community with a commitment to the sustainable management and supply of safe, high quality drinking water. Provisions under the Policy include – • The management of water quality at all points along the delivery network, from the water source to the consumer’s tap.• The promotion of community participation in decision making processes and ensuring community expec...
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The Nowra School of Arts has reopened to the public following a planned closure to allow scheduled conservation works to be undertaken to the building.Opened in May 1892, the Nowra School of Arts building is considered one of the area’s most significant heritage buildings.Having hosted many of the Shoalhaven’s premier events during its 120 year history the building has been the venue for many concerts, magic lantern shows, balls and flower displays.In order to preserve this historic building for...
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Kangaroo Valley and Berry residents currently receiving an analogue television signal from the Clover Hill or Moeyan Hill transmitters may be eligible for funding under the Satellite Subsidy Scheme. Analogue services to the Shoalhaven will be switched off from Tuesday 5 June as part of the national upgrade to digital services. While the majority of Shoalhaven residents are already receiving digital television via transmitters in Wollongong, Cambewarra and Ulladulla, selected sites in Kanga...
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Shoalhaven City Council will be seeking the views of the community regarding the future of Berry Cemetery at a specially convened forum being held at the Berry Court House from 7pm on Thursday 9 February.The Berry Community Forum will be hosted by the local Community Consultative Body, the Berry Alliance.With the Cemetery experiencing a 30 percent increase in demand over the past 15 years, and with ongoing tree roots and heritage issues at the site, Council is currently estimating a 10-15 year l...
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Shoalhaven City Council consultants, informed decisions, have recently revised population and dwelling forecasts for the Shoalhaven Local Government Area. Based on information from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the analysis of local and industry trends, the results of these revised forecasts will be integrated into a number of Council’s key strategic documents including the Growth Management Study, Contributions Plan and Development Control Plans. Key information contained ...
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Shoalhaven Mechanical Services help local youth find a career
Shoalhaven Mechanical Services have combined with four local teenagers from the Access Community Group in preparing a car for entry into the Albion Park Show Demolition Derby taking place this Saturday 14 January.The program, designed by Access Community Group, allows an opportunity for the area’s younger residents identified as being disengaged with education and employment providers the chance to re-engage with society.Working with staff from the Shoalhaven Mechanical Services, the four local ...
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Shoalhaven City Council is reminding residents that the concept design plans for the $8 million Ulladulla Civic Centre and Library redevelopment will remain on exhibition until Friday 27 January.The proposed redevelopment concept plans were unveiled during a public meeting attended by around 70 residents in December 2011.The proposed redevelopment concept plans include - • A larger modern library• Upgraded Civic Auditorium• Improved access and lift• Improved tourism area and display foyer• Full ...
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Arts Centre to launch three new exhibitions
The Shoalhaven Arts Centre will be launching three new diverse and compelling exhibitions next Friday 13 January from 5pm.Located in the Foyer Gallery, renowned portrait artist Jodi Stewart will be displaying a range of her latest works in the The Vision Splendid.Ms Stewart has built a reputation for her bold modern abstract works with her new series of paintings having been described as uplifting, inspiring and calming.The Vision Splendid features 23 paintings featuring historical visionaries a...
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