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Council to construct two new dog parks
In fantastic news for man’s best friend, Shoalhaven City Council has recently announced plans for the construction of two new dog parks within the City.Following consultation with local dog clubs and management committees, Council has selected sites at Milton and Nowra Showgrounds for the development of the new facilities. The new areas will incorporate agility equipment selected by the clubs along with landscaping to develop fun and engaging sites for the enjoyment of dogs and owners alike.The...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash joined Rural Fire Service Commissioner, Shane Fitzsimmons, on behalf of Councillors and ratepayers, at the official opening of the $1.3 million Crossroads Rural Fire Station at Vincentia this Saturday.The new five bay Station has been erected on land donated by Shoalhaven City Council on the intersection of Wool and Jervis Bay Roads.The new Crossroads Fire Brigade incorporates members of the amalgamated Hyams Beach, Erowal Bay and Sanctuary Point brigad...
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The Shoalhaven City Council Mobile Library will be out of service from Friday 27 June to allow the vehicle to be fitted with a new cab and chassis.With the works expected to take approximately two weeks to complete, the Mobile Library Service will be recommencing from Monday 14 July.Mayor, Joanna Gash said that Council was encouraging regular Mobile Library users to utilise one of Council’s static branches during the temporary break in schedule.“Council apologises for any inconvenience caused by...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash is encouraging local residents to attend the upcoming World Environment Day Fair to be held at the Lady Denman Heritage Complex on Saturday 7 June.A community celebration of the area’s natural environment, the fair will again feature a diverse range of exhibits and activities demonstrating innovative ways local residents can continue to care for our pristine natural surrounds.Council will again have a strong presence at the World Environment Day Fair wi...
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Shoalhaven City is set to host over 750 female lawn bowlers as part of the 85th Women’s Bowls NSW State Carnival being held from Monday 26 – Friday 30 May.The State Carnival is a premier event in the NSW bowling calendar and will be contested at nine venues throughout the Shoalhaven area - Culburra, Milton Ulladulla, Shoalhaven Heads, St Georges Basin, Sussex Inlet, Huskisson, Nowra, Shoalhaven Ex-Services and Sports and Bomaderry.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash said she was encouragi...
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Shoalhaven City Council has commenced the removal and replacement of roofing and cladding at the Milton Showground Stadium. The commencement of the first stage of works last week exposed significant rusting of the existing purlins, meaning the structures will need to be replaced.Director of Assets and Works, Ben Stewart said a delay in the project has resulted as Council wait for the new purlins to be delivered prior to the existing roof being replaced.Mr Stewart said the removal of the ceiling ...
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Nowra Library will be host a light hearted look at some of the worst books of all time during the upcoming ‘I Hate This Book’ panel discussion to be held from 7pm Thursday 22 May.Author and comedian Xavier Toby will moderate an evening of discussion from a panel that will include noted book lovers, Director of Corporate and Community Services, Craig Milburn and former Librarian Lyn Hawkins as they discuss their most despised reads.Mayor, Joanna Gash said the evening would provide local literary ...
Read more about Nowra Library to host unique and humorous panel discussion
Shoalhaven City Council will join the Milton Ulladulla and Lake Conjola Bowling Clubs in hosting some of the top senior bowlers in the State for this week’s Senior Inter-Zone Championships.The Championships, which are set to take place between Tuesday 20 – Thursday 22 May, will feature representatives from 16 bowls zones across the state. Each side will consist of 12 players, with all representatives to be over 60 years of age.In a huge coup for the tournament, Australia’s most capped lawn bowle...
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Shoalhaven City Libraries will be offering local residents the opportunity to learn about a host of available digital library services at the upcoming Technology Tune-up.Participating residents will be walked through and provided demonstrations of a host of innovative and exciting digital library services including - • Overdrive – e-books• ZINIO – e-magazines• Mango – Language databases• Fiction databases• Ancestory.comMayor, Joanna Gash said Shoalhaven Libraries provided a host of innovative an...
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Shoalhaven City Council is calling on volunteers for the upcoming community traffic control courses to be held on both Friday 13 and Sunday 15 June.Following the introduction of WHS legislation, Council in 2001, resolved to assist the event organising community by funding the training of community volunteers to assist with traffic control at community events. Since that time, more than 300 community volunteers have been provided appropriate RMS level traffic control training, to allow events to ...
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