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Kangaroo Valley to spread Christmas cheer after a tough two years
Residents in Kangaroo Valley will be getting into the Christmas spirit next week with the Kangaroo Valley Village Christmas Market. The event will support local retailers and give everyone the opportunity to be festive and come together.
Shoalhaven NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Award nominees
Five nurses from the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) are finalists in this year's NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards. Three of the nominees were selected by members of the community. All finalists are being recognised for their dedication to make a difference in clinical practice, management and leadership.
Shoalhaven Aboriginal residents surpass 80 per cent COVID vaccination rate
The latest Commonwealth Department of Health data shows that over 80 per cent of Shoalhaven's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population who are 15 years old or over are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The data reveals more than 85 per cent of the population have received their first vaccination dose.
Jervis Bay Maritime Museum wins IMAGinE award for for Munggura-Nggul exhibition
The Munggura-Nggul exhibition explores the connection to culture and has won an IMAGinE award. The accolade celebrates institutions and organisations that are run by volunteers with limited budgets and resources.
'It still hasn't sunk in': Imogen Clarke crowned Nowra Showgirl 2022
Imogen Clarke had little time to prepare, but her hard work paid off when she was crowned as the upcoming Nowra Showgirl. Living in Nowra her whole life, Imogen is heavily involved in the community in sport, the arts and aspires to make a difference in the rural health system.
Shoalhaven students set to benefit from Berry Mens Shed's 'biggest garage sale ever'
Proceeds of the Berry Mens Shed's annual Christmas sale will go towards funding $1000 scholarships to two students each from Bomaderry High School, Nowra High School and Shoalhaven High School. Additional funds from the garage sale this week will go towards the Shoalhaven Education Fund.
Culburra Beach Men's Shed members build new homes for birds as part of bushfire recovery
Members of the Culburra Beach Men's Shed have built over 30 homes for native birds that lost their habitats in the Black Summer bushfires. Each box has been carefully designed to protect different species fo birds.
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