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Excellence in Family Day Care Awards
Shoalhaven City Council is pleased to announce Shoalhaven Family Day Care Service, Child Development Co-Ordinator and four Educators have been nominated in the Excellence in Family Day Care Awards 2019.   The Family Day Care Awards are the sole national awards dedicated to the family day care sector, providing a platform to recognise our outstanding coordinators and educators. Mayor Amanda Findley is thrilled to hear five individuals from the Shoalhaven Family Da...
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Shoalhaven gets set to sizzle
The sound of sizzling hotplates will ring out loud and clear across the Shoalhaven with the installation of ten new public BBQs across the city. Shoalhaven City Council recently received grant funding from the NSW Government for eight new double plated public BBQs. Council will fund an additional two new BBQs from the operational budget. The first four electric BBQs are already installed and ready to enjoy in Callala, Culburra, Huskisson and North Nowra. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Am...
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Powering the cars of the future
Shoalhaven City Council have expanded its fleet to include three totally electric vehicles. The new vehicles have joined Council’s leaseback vehicle list as part of a three-year trial towards a cost-effective, sustainable future. The three Hyundai Kona’s aim to deliver better fuel economy, increased residual value and reduced servicing costs whilst also being more environmentally friendly. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley said the new electric cars will see the Shoa...
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 The Shoalhaven reminded to keep dogs on leash
Shoalhaven City Council has recently reported on the latest Quarterly Review for compliance matters. Shoalhaven Mayor Amanda Findley said the data collected from April to June 2019  indicated that the parking infringements and animal-related penalty notices were the two highest areas of concern from Councils compliance team. Mayor Amanda Findley also noted that “it was fantastic to see no penalties were issued around Pool or Fire Safety compliance, in the lead up to the warmer m...
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Shoalhaven City Council receives commendation at the Cities Power Partnership Awards
Shoalhaven City Council is proud to announce their Charging Ahead with Renewables Project received a ‘Highly Commended’ award, at the Cities Power Partnership National Awards held in Sydney on the 29 August 2019. The Awards are initiated by the Climate Council and recognise outstanding achievements by local government working to alleviate climate change. The Mayor is pleased Shoalhaven City has been recognised in these prestigious awards. Shoalhaven City was nominated for the R...
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Driving in wet weather conditions
With wet weather conditions set in, it’s a timely reminder for all motorists to slow down when weather conditions deteriorate and drive with caution. Travelling on wet or icy roads increases the risk of a crash, even for an experienced motorist on roads they know well. Shoalhaven City Council Traffic Officer Kym Snow is reminding residents that travelling on wet or icy roads increases the risk of a crash even for an experienced motorist on roads they know well.  “From 2...
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Shoalhaven City Council Makes the Finals of National Climate Award
Shoalhaven City Council is sprinting ahead on the national stage with their renewable energy efforts. Council’s ‘Charging Ahead with Renewables’ project has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 Cities Power Partnership Awards. The Charging Ahead with Renewables project was selected from a competitive field of entries from across the nation achieving a place in the final nine entries. Mayor Amanda Findley was not surprised by the announcement with Shoalhaven City Coun...
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Local Government Regional NAIDOC Awards 2019
Mayor Amanda Findley has congratulated NAIDOC awards recipients and organisers of the 2019 NAIDOC award in a special Mayoral Minute at Council’s Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday, 27 August 2019. Mayor Findley hailed this year’s event a success for the Shoalhaven and praised partnering Council’s involvement in the awards. “It’s great to see these awards are getting bigger and bigger every year, not just with attendee numbers but also award nominations.” Clr Fi...
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Paws and Read this International Dog Day
Dogs big and small are helping Shoalhaven children break down reading barriers every week in Shoalhaven Libraries. Paws ‘n’ Tales is a literacy program, provided in partnership with Paws Pet Therapy, for primary aged children who may be experiencing reading difficulties, low self-esteem or learning difficulties.   Catherine Horsley has been volunteering her dogs in the program for the last four years, and she can’t believe the progress that...
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Tech Savvy Seniors
Shoalhaven Libraries is pleased to announce their highly anticipated technology classes during September, thanks to two government grants. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley said soon children around the Shoalhaven will be asking their grandparents for digital advice, with the new Tech Savvy Seniors Program and Be Connected classes. “These great classes enable those who are aged 55 or better to embrace new technologies and stay connected,” Clr Findley said. “...
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