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Helicopter escorts Baton in Nowra for Queens Baton Relay
Navy Helicopter Escorts Baton to the Shoalhaven Next Monday, 5 February 2018 the Queen’s Baton Relay will be arriving in style via Navy helicopter over the Shoalhaven River to start its Nowra leg. The 42nd day of the Queen’s Baton Relay celebrations in Nowra starts with a free pool party and waterslides from 2pm to 4pm at the Nowra Aquatic Park, the perfect place to witness the spectacular arrival on the riverfront of the Navy helicopter to Greys Beach at 4.20 pm.  T...
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Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards Winner
  Shoalhaven City Council held their annual Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony on Wednesday, 24 January in the Ulladulla Civic Centre. The Australia Day Awards acknowledged 36 unsung heroes from around the Shoalhaven nominated for their achievements in six categories including Citizens of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, and Sportsperson of the Year and Junior Sportsperson of the Year. In 2018, two new categories of awards were introduced for Outs...
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Big Celebrations Make Nowra Shine
The Shoalhaven is excited to be chosen by the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, to host in Nowra the Queen’s Baton Relay on Monday, 5 February 2018 from 2pm – 8pm. The relay is an historic and exciting opportunity to host a stand out celebration that showcases our area and its diverse community to the world. Shoalhaven City Council in partnership with many local sponsors has organised a fabulous afternoon of fun to welcome the Baton. We will be one of the only communities t...
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Planning Proposal Island Point Road St Georges Basin
A Planning Proposal for land at Island Point Road (Anson Street), St Georges Basin will be publicly exhibited from Wednesday, 20 December to Friday, 2 February 2018 (inclusive) at Shoalhaven City Council’s Administration Centre, Bridge Road, Nowra during business hours. The documents can also be viewed at Council’s Ulladulla Office and on Council’s website at www.shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au. The Planning Proposal seeks to amend Shoalhaven Local Environment Plan (LEP) 2014 by re...
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Pool Safety a Concern over the Holiday Period
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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Time to 'Slow Down, Kids Around'
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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Managing Illegal Camping - Bendalong
On Tuesday 21st November Council considered a Notice of Motion at the Strategy and Assets Meeting, on the management of illegal camping at Red Head beaches (Bendalong), during the summer period. This will be further considered at Council's Ordinary Council meeting.  It was recommended that Council take immediate action to inhibit illegal camping on Red Head Villages beaches and reserves for the 2017-18 summer season. Council is proposing to hire two mobile roadside sign...
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Collingwood Beach Dune Vegetation Plan
Council considered a Notice of Motion on the 21st November at the Strategy and Assets Committee about Collingwood Beach Dune Vegetation Plan. After a number of years of engaging with the community and working with numerous experts on this plan, Council has recommended that the Collingwood Beach Dune Vegetation Reference Group recommendations be adopted as a broad framework and reference document.  Mayor Findley said “This approach seeks to find some sort of middle ground i...
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Danjera Dam Camping Area Closure Update
At the Shoalhaven City Council Strategy and Assets Meeting, Mayor Amanda Findley made a Mayoral Minute to discuss further the decision to temporarily close the Danjera Dam area for overnight camping and redevelop the area for day use visitors.  The Danjera Dam camping area was to be temporarily closed to public access from 4 December 2017 for an estimated period of 4 to 6 months to allow rehabilitation of the site. It will now continue to be opened for the Christmas holidays for famil...
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Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things
Shoalhaven City Council is reminding the community to nominate an unsung hero for the Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards. Nominations are still open but will close in two weeks on 1 December 2017.  The awards provide an opportunity for the community to acknowledge volunteers and people who give so much to charity, sport, youth, the environment, and overall contribute to the wellbeing, development and social welfare of the Shoalhaven. There are six categories to the Awards including ...
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