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Bill Collins to launch Maps – You are here exhibition
‘Mr Movies’, Bill Collins will launch the Maps-You are here exhibition at the Shoalhaven City Arts Gallery from 12noon this Saturday 2 June.The exhibition will feature the works of 11 textile artists as they take the audience on an imaginative voyage through history.Starting from the base point of Cook's early mapping of the Australian coastline through to the the embroidered maps of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, each artist has developed her own response to the idea of maps.Using tech...
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Council calling on Shoalhaven Medal nominations
Shoalhaven City Council is reminding local residents to get their nominations in for the 2012 Shoalhaven Medal Awards.The Shoalhaven Medal recognises those residents that have made an outstanding contribution to the local community or achieved a level of excellence in a particular field of endeavour.Nominations will be judged on the length and quality of service provided to an organisation as well as acts of compassion, generosity or bravery.Council is partnering with Australian Paper – Shoalhav...
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Shoalhaven City Council will begin construction work on stage one of the Junction Court upgrade project in August 2012.Once completed, the Junction Court project will see the implementation of a one way eastbound traffic lane between Kinghorne Street and O’Connell Lane, Nowra.The design will allow for the easy closure of Junction Court for full pedestrian access during special events while also enabling the existing taxi rank to remain in its current location.Council recently resolved to underta...
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Council reminds residents to contact Rangers in event of straying stock
Shoalhaven City Council Rangers assisted in the removal of a cow causing a disturbance to road users along Bolong Road, Bomaderry last week.Ambulance officers travelling south from Wollongong to Nowra at 10am last Friday 25 May were forced to stop and divert traffic after an escaped cow was sighted wandering through both lanes of traffic.Council Rangers Services Manager, Michael Jarman said that after receiving a call for assistance two Animal Management Officers attended the scene and worked wi...
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Shoalhaven City Council is calling on residents to have their say on the 2012/13 draft Budget and help identify any acceptable service reductions.Council's draft Delivery Program and Operation Plan, including the 2012/13 Draft Budget, will remain on public exhibition until 5pm Thursday 14 June.Shoalhaven City Council General Manager, Russ Pigg said he had been pleased with the amount of community comment received in the early stage of the exhibition period saying he was impressed with the level ...
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Shoalhaven City Council will place a rezoning request made for land owned by Councillor Robert Miller on public exhibition to allow the community to comment on the proposal. As part of the draft Shoalhaven LEP2009 exhibition process in late 2011, Council received a submission requesting that a strip of land owned by Councillor Miller, making up part of the farm Narrawilly, be rezoned to R5 Large Lot Residential to enable future rural residential development on the northern edge of the Milton tow...
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Shoalhaven City Council is advising residents that the Ulladulla Leisure Centre will be closed to the public from 12.30pm Saturday 26 May and all day Sunday 27 May.The closure is due to the hosting of the South Eastern Swimming Association Carnival.Over 150 participants and their families are expected to attend the two day event.Regular programs will still be available Saturday morning while the gym, café and change rooms will remain open throughout both days of competition.For any further infor...
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Shoalhaven City Council have engaged consulting firm AEC Group to undertake an independent analysis of development economics in the Nowra CBD.Currently, new developments in the Nowra CBD increasing the demand for car parking are required to provide car parking on the site of the development or make a contribution toward Council’s costs in building new car parks. One of the aims of the study is to determine the extent to which these requirements act as a deterrent in the redevelopment and enhanc...
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Shoalhaven City Council has refuted a number of recent statements made in the media by a South Coast land developer.The claims, made by Huskisson land owner Wayne Meani, relate to the development of a Fegan Street land parcel. Mr Meani has expressed concerns relating to alleged development restrictions in Huskisson.Council has just undertaken a long and comprehensive planning exercise in order to establish appropriate development guidelines for Huskisson as part of DCP99.As part of the process, ...
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Shoalhaven City Council has extended the draft Delivery Program and Operational Plan 2012/13 exhibition period until 5pm Thursday 14 June.The decision to extend comes after Council recently resolved to make a number of significant changes to the proposed 2012/13 Capital works program.These changes include the allocation of $5 million towards the rehabilitation of the Nowra Pool and $9 million towards the Northern Shoalhaven Indoor Sporting Centre project.Funding for these projects has been sourc...
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