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Mayor turns first sod on Ulladulla Leisure Centre extensions
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has today turned the first sod on the Ulladulla Leisure Centre Gymnasium extensions.The ceremony marks the commencement of construction on the $416,000 extensions.Once completed, the works will see an eight metre extension to the northern end of the current building, resulting in an additional 150 square metres of floor space.Mayor, Joanna Gash said the additional floor space will improve the operational performance of the facility and alleviate any pot...
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Council approves Mollymook development
Shoalhaven City Council has approved a Development Application for a $6 million Motel in Tallwood Avenue, Mollymook.The application, which was approved under delegation, will see the construction of a modern Motel and function room along with additional public parking and associated infrastructure.The Motel will provide 25 rooms, a landscaped forecourt, function room and paved roof top terrace over two levels.Mayor, Joanna Gash said the development will complete the Tallwood Avenue commercial ar...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash is encouraging local residents to take advantage of the upcoming International Fleet Review taking place in Jervis Bay between Tuesday 1 and Thursday 3 October.The Review is being held to commemorate the centenary of the first entry of the Royal Australian Navy's Fleet into Sydney. This once in a lifetime experience will see a large fleet of warships gather in Jervis Bay from Tuesday 1 October prior to sailing to Sydney Harbour for the large scale celeb...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash joined Council staff in meeting with Member for South Coast, Shelley Hancock yesterday to discuss funding options for the future maintenance of the Crookhaven Heads Lighthouse.Currently a State owned asset, Council had been in discussions with Crown Lands regarding the possibility of the organisation taking over the management and maintenance of the Crookhaven Heads Lighthouse and surrounds.However, with the total restoration cost estimated at $280,000 ...
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Shoalhaven City Council is continuing work on the replacement of Parma Road Bridge with the project progressing towards completion in early October.Council has engaged specialist contractors to undertake the works which have seen the demolition of the existing timber bridge, construction of new bored piles and strengthening of the existing two centre piers.As part of the ongoing construction works, Council will be closing the bridge to traffic between 7am and 3pm on Wednesday 25 September to all...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash said she has been left extremely disappointed after thieves removed another speed check display unit from Bomaderry on the weekend.The theft marks the second time one of Council’s speed check display units has been removed in a week, following the earlier removal of a unit in Sanctuary Point, and has left Council with no more of the devices.It is suspected that the unit was removed from its location outside Bomaderry Primary School on Cambewarra Road at...
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Shoalhaven City Council is again offering a number of free workshops as part of the Home Sustainability program.The workshops will help educate residents in the fields of Composting, Natural Cleaning, Worm Farming and Organic Vegetable Growing.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash said residents were able to drastically reduce their entire household’s carbon footprint by becoming involved in simple programs like worm farming or composting.“The upcoming Home Sustainability Workshops will pro...
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Shoalhaven City Council Deputy Mayor, John Wells has been elected Deputy Chair of the Southern Councils Group.The Southern Councils Group is a voluntary association of six Local Government Authorities including Bega Valley, Shoalhaven, Shellharbour, Kiama, Wingecarribee and Wollongong.The group combines to undertake joint initiatives, prevent duplication of services within the region and lobby both the NSW State and Australian Governments for increased funding and project opportunities.Councillo...
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Shoalhaven City Council is calling for nominations for the 2014 Australia Day Awards.Local residents are being asked to nominate an outstanding community member for their ongoing contribution to the City.Council will present the 2014 Australia Day Awards in the categories of Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Senior Sports Person and Junior Sports Person.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash said the Australia Day Awards provide an opportunity for Council to recognise those res...
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Shoalhaven City Council is offering local event organisers the opportunity to partake in two free Sustainable Events Workshops taking place across the City.The workshops have been designed to provide participants with a step by step approach in applying sustainable development principles to local events.Participants will take part in a series of interactive exercises as Council staff provide examples of previous event frameworks and sustainability initiatives as well as advice on existing tools,...
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