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Shoalhaven City Council is calling on residents to nominate local youth for various awards to be presented at an awards dinner on International Youth Day, 12 August 2016 at Bomaderry Bowling Club. Council’s Youth Advisory Committee, which consists of youth representatives from a variety of local high schools, have established the awards to recognise and celebrate the achievements of young people in the local community. Mayor Joanna Gash said the awards aim to recognise local youth ...
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Shoalhaven City Council has identified the need for improved community infrastructure within the Bay and Basin area. Council’s vision is to expand the existing Bay and Basin Leisure Centre precinct to become a multi-use, vibrant community hub, broadening the scope of the existing sporting, community and leisure-focused facilities and featuring a library at the heart of the development. The masterplan process will consider a range of new community facilities that will provide broad-re...
Read more about Council seeking community input into Bay & Basin Community Hub Masterplan
Shoalhaven City Council has endorsed the proposed motorsports facility for Yerriyong at a meeting of Council’s Regional Development Committee last night. Council will make a recommendation to the Southern Joint Regional Planning Panel that they approve the application as a deferred commencement consent at next Wednesday’s determination meeting. The application seeks a staged consent of a masterplan for a motorsports facility, comprising the upgrade and extension of the existing...
Read more about Council endorses proposed motorsports facility
Shoalhaven City Council is advising residents that essential maintenance works will be undertaken at Nowra Aquatic Park and Bay and Basin Leisure Centre, effecting temporary closures at both facilities. Nowra Aquatic Park will be closed over the weekend, from Saturday 25 to Sunday 26 June, inclusive, to enable warranty maintenance to be carried out. The 25 metre pool at Bay and Basin Leisure Centre will be closed from Monday 4 July to Friday 15 July, inclusive, to allow wet deck maintenanc...
Read more about Temporary closure for maintenance works at Nowra and Bay and Basin pools
   Shoalhaven City Council is inviting community participation in three community workshops about how Council should manage coastal storm damage in the Shoalhaven, as part of its Our Coast, Our Lifestyle community engagement project. Mayor Joanna Gash said the recent storm has demonstrated that damage can occur at any time and Council needs to understand community views so it can respond appropriately to weather events. “This is serious issue for our community and the re...
Read more about Managing the risk of coastal erosion and storm damage – community workshops
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed an announcement from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull yesterday that would see a re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government provide $790,000 to construct 21 new berths at Ulladulla Harbour.  The new marine berths form part of Council’s proposal to develop the Ulladulla Harbour as a tourism and recreational destination while enhancing its role as a working harbour. The Prime Minister’s commitment would provide the final i...
Read more about Mayor Gash welcomes commitment from Prime Minister Turnbull for better berthing at Ulladulla Harbour
ISSUED: 1.15pm Monday 6 June 2016 Shoalhaven City Council will waive tipping disposal costs for green waste that has resulted from the recent storm and damaging winds. “The Shoalhaven has been buffeted by heavy rains and strong winds exceeding 80 km/h over the weekend with parts of the area also receiving over 350mm of rain,” said Clr Gash. “With the clean-up efforts beginning in various areas, Council is offering free disposal of debris such as trees and branches to a...
Read more about Free green waste disposal at Council waste depots due to storm damage
ISSUED: 11:25am Monday 6 June 2016 Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging residents and media outlets to check Council’s website for the most current information on local road closures – visit www.shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au. Council will update the website as soon as new information comes to hand. Following the placement of information on their website, Council will also update their Facebook and Twitter pages. Residents should check the Live Traffic NSW app or website for sta...
Read more about Check website for up to date road closure information
ISSUED: 9:15am, Monday 6 June 2016   • Princes Hwy NOW OPEN at Berry • Beach Road now OPEN for access to Berry   A number of local roads remain CLOSED or affected by flood waters. These include: • Coolangatta Road closed • Quinn’s Lane South Nowra • Bolong Rd near Coomea Street • Bolong Road between Coolangatta Rd and Scotts St • Wallace Street cross with Knapp Street • Hockey’s Lane Cambewarra &bul...
Read more about Road Closures - Update
ISSUED: 6:43pm Sunday 5th June 2016 Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash is reminding local residents to take care when driving on the area’s roads. The reminder comes as parts of the Shoalhaven have received over 300mm of rain in the past 48 hours making driving conditions dangerous in parts of the City. “It is important that local residents limit their use of local roads and only drive when completely necessary,” said Clr Gash. “If people do need to tr...
Read more about Mayor, Gash reminding residents to abide by signage during rain period
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