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Council throws support behind National Year of Reading
Australian public libraries and library associations have joined together to turn 2012 into the National Year of Reading, linking together many of the great programs concerning books, reading and literacy.Getting on board this exciting year of activity, Shoalhaven City Council will be running a number of projects throughout 2012 to help highlight the impact local libraries and reading can have on the community.Some of the programs include outreach work with those who are traditionally disconnect...
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Shoalhaven City Arts Centre providing holiday family fun
Shoalhaven City Arts Centre is encouraging both visitors and local residents to take advantage of the free, family friendly exhibitions on display over the Christmas holidays.Located in the Main Gallery, the Regional Operation Art travelling exhibition features works produced by school children between the ages of five and 16.Run in partnership with the Westmead Children’s Hospital, each of the art works have been created using colour and imagination in a bid to bring more joy into the lives of ...
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Shoalhaven City Council has won the rights to host the 2012 Grade Five NSW State Pennant Lawn Bowls Finals.Hosted by the Bomaderry and Berry Bowling Clubs, the State Pennant Finals will see nearly 200 competitors taking part in three days of competition between 4 – 7 August 2012.The NSW State Pennant Finals weekend is the culmination of three months of qualifying rounds for the 600 NSW Clubs and 2,000 sides taking part in the event. The tournament is further example of Shoalhaven City Council’s...
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Shoalhaven City Council is again planning to open Lake Conjola to the ocean this week following predictions of a continuation in the recent wet weather.Council staff have been continually monitoring lake water levels following the recent rain which has already resulted in the saturation of the catchment area.With the current lake level sitting at 0.85m Australian Height Datum (AHD) and the area predicted to receive upwards of 15mm of rain over the next eight days, Council staff have made the dec...
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Ulladulla Civic Centre and Library concept plans unveiled
Shoalhaven City Council presented the latest concept designs for the $8 million Ulladulla Civic Centre and Library redevelopment to a public meeting held in the facility last night.The proposed redevelopment concept plans will remain on display until Friday 27 January 2012 allowing interested residents to view the plans and make comment.Over 70 local residents attended the meeting to witness and make comment on the draft plans prepared by Brewster Hjorth Architects.The proposed redevelopment con...
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Council helping to reduce fatigue related accidents on local roads
Shoalhaven City Council is joining forces with its neighbouring Councils in relaunching an ongoing initiative aimed at reducing the number of fatigue related crashes on our local roads.Designed to alert motorists to the early warning signs of fatigue, the ‘Stay Awake’ program will also educate drivers on the dangers of micro sleeps and poor concentration behind the wheel.Again joining the initiative as a project ambassador Paralympic wheelchair basketball gold medallist, Brett Stibners is using ...
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Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging Sanctuary Point residents to have their say on the future direction of the area as part of a community survey closing this Friday 16 December.Produced in conjunction with the Sanctuary Point Community Pride Group, the survey is seeking feedback from residents on what improvements they would like to see made to the area.Some of the issues raised in the survey include potential improvements to Council managed land including all parks, foreshore reserves, road...
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‘From Yellow River to Shoalhaven River’ art exhibition launch
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green launched award winning Chinese artist, Ye Xue’s latest exhibition ‘From Yellow River to Shoalhaven River’ at Council’s Nowra Administration Building this morning.An exhibition in two parts, Mr Xue uses his art to illustrate the relationship between eastern and western cultures and the many lessons he believes can be shared between races.Born in China, Mr Xue’s life began in poverty and hunger before he commenced working in the mines at the age of 17. De...
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Shoalhaven City Council will unveil the latest designs for the $8 million Ulladulla Civic Centre and Library redevelopment at a public meeting next Monday 19 December.The proposed redevelopment concept plans will remain on exhibition until Friday 27 January 2012 allowing interested residents to view the plans and make comment.Prepared by Brewster Hjorth Architects, the plans will include a larger modern library, ugraded civic auditorium, improved access and lift, improved tourism area and displa...
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Shoalhaven City Council is working with the Crown Land Division to resolve an access issue affecting slivers of waterfront land along Greville Avenue and Sanctuary Point Road, Sanctuary Point.The survey plan for a 1929 Sanctuary Point subdivision, which created in excess of 460 blocks in this area, created lots on the foreshore boundary fronting the 100 foot reservation (Crown Reserve) along St Georges Basin. Council is the trust manager of the Crown reserve.The owner of a large Sanctuary Point ...
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