Entries for December 2017
December 18, 2017
Shoalhaven City Council is urging residents to consider swimming pool compliance and safety over the summer period. With school holidays, backyard pools including inflatable and portable pools are a popular option for a lot of families. However, these pools hold potential hidden dangers.
Over a quarter of all drowning deaths among young children occur in inflatable or portable pools. This is because of lack of supervision and many people are unaware these pools may ne...
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December 15, 2017
Time to ‘Slow Down, Kids Around’
Residents will notice “Holiday Time: Slow Down, Kids Around’ signage will be appearing around the Shoalhaven this summer as Shoalhaven City Council work together with the Little Blue Dinosaur Foundation to ensure our roads are safer these school holidays.
The ‘Holiday Time’ campaign was established in 2014 on the Central Coast by the Little Blue Dinosaur Foundation, after the tragic death of Tom McLaughlin in a pedestrian...
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