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Shoalhaven Libraries celebrate Grandparents Day
Shoalhaven Libraries Nowra invites local grandparents and seniors to celebrate NSW Grandparents Day on Thursday, 25th October 2018 at 10 am. The Library will be hosting a storytelling event ‘The Stories that I loved”, an opportunity for grandparents to share their favourite childhood stories. The storytelling will be enhanced by props and songs making then more interactive. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley said that Grandparents Day celebrates the contribution grand...
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 What is a Yellow edge line?
Shoalhaven City Council has progressively rolled out the use of unbroken yellow edge lines on the side of roads in the Shoalhaven that represent “No Stopping” zones. Continuous Yellow edge line marking on roads show a NO STOPPING zone. All road rules relating to NO STOPPING zones apply to this area regardless of if NO STOPPING signs are in place. Yellow no stopping lines were included in the 1999 Australian Road Rules and written into the NSW Road Rules legislation in 2008, whi...
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Nowra CBD Historical Walk
Shoalhaven City Council has recently been awarded a “Heritage Activation Grant” for the Nowra CBD Historical Walk. The project was initiated by the Nowra CBD Revitalisation Committee who approached the Shoalhaven Historical Society with a proposal and funding to revamp the existing Nowra CBD Historical Walk with plaques and interpretive signage. The grant funding of $30,751 from the “Heritage Near Me Program 2018-2019” from the New South Wales Office of Environment and...
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Huskisson Church Debate at Council's Extra Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday
Council will debate the  Holy Trinity Church at Huskisson at the next Extra Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday, 16 October 2018. The meeting will be held at Nowra Administration Building and commences at the end of the Strategy and Assets Committee Meeting which commences at 5 pm. Shoalhaven City Council will be streaming live video and audio of both Strategy and Assets Meeting and Extraordinary Meeting on Council’s website www.shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au from 5 pm.
Lake Conjola water quality given the all clear
Shoalhaven City Council ​is advising the community that water quality in Lake Conjola is healthy and the closing of the entrance is a natural occurrence.  Shoalhaven Mayor Amanda Findley said Council monitors rainfall and lake levels daily by computer software and staff conduct a water quality audit weekly. A survey of the sand levels is conducted every six months. “Council undertakes water quality testing regularly at Lake Conjola and the water quality currently meets the ANZEC...
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Corroboration at the Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Nowra
Shoalhaven City Council is celebrating the launch of Corroboration, at Shoalhaven Regional Gallery Saturday 13 October, 12 pm – 2 pm. This show is an exhibition of 11 wall panels completed by the current students of the Aboriginal Cultural Arts Program at Nowra TAFE, facilitated by TAFE art educator and artist Warwick Keen. “The Gallery is planning on hosting this exhibit for a two-year period with the hopes it will continue as part of the TAFE NSW Nowra Aboriginal Cultural Arts P...
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Level 1 Water Restrictions to remain in place
Despite recent rainfall in the Shoalhaven area, Level 1 water restrictions remain in place. Some increase in flows in the Kangaroo River have allowed Shoalhaven Water to top up Bamarang dam, while conserving the back-up supply from Danjera Dam.  2850 million litres of water was released from Danjera dam prior to the recent rain, and this back up supply now sits at 59%. The whole of the Shoalhaven continues to be served from Bamarang dam, as Porters Creek dam in the southern area ...
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Flying Foxes in the Shoalhaven
Shoalhaven City Council staff have installed a large interpretative sign at the Brinawarr Street Grey-headed Flying-fox Camp Bomaderry to help inform the community of the importance of this keystone species. Last summer the number of Grey-headed Flying-foxes at the camp reached well into the thousands. Whilst some residents were thrilled to be living in close proximity to these very important animals, some residents had concerns about the potential risk of disease, and noise and odour from th...
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Have your say on Hyams Beach
Shoalhaven City Council is currently seeking feedback from the community on the short-term and long-term solutions for Hyams Beach with a community survey now available on Council’s website. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley is encouraging residents and visitors to the region to have their say on the popular beach village.  “Council has been working with the Hyams Beach Village Association Community Consultative Body (HBVA CCB) and other community grou...
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New Learn to Ride Bike Path in East Nowra.
Shoalhaven City Council is celebrating the official opening of a new Learn to Ride bike path for Parramatta Park, East Nowra today. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley was delighted with the new facility and encourages the youngest residents of the Shoalhaven to come out and enjoy the new bike path enhancement “This new Learn to Ride bike path will help toddlers, preschoolers and primary school aged children improve their early bicycle riding skills,” Clr Findley said....
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