Health, the Greater Sydney Commission, planning for the future of northern Sydney and local job creation were the key points discussed at the SHOROC Leaders’ Forum of NSW Members of Parliament and Mayors.
In an Australian first, Mayors from the Northern Beaches and North Shore today proudly launched a new OzHarvest van which will collect surplus food from local businesses to give to charities.
OzHarvest works with local restaurants and cafes to reduce the amount of food being thrown away and help feed those in need. A win – win for the community, business and the environment.
In the innovative new partnership…
Even though it is the smallest room in the house, the bathroom is big on recyclables and the SHOROC partner councils are asking residents to recycle their empty bathroom containers with a new campaign ‘You can recycle more than you think’ as part of National Recycling Week 9-15 November.
The Northern Beaches Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is another step closer with the NSW Government unveiling details of the new network called the B-Line.
Expected to be up and running by late 2017, services on the new 27 kilometre bus rapid transit network will include…
Demolition work has started on a derelict site on Pittwater Road to make way for the $50 million Brookvale Community Centre as part of the NSW Government’s Northern Beaches Health Service Redevelopment.
The centre will be a major hub for…
The President of SHOROC has warmly congratulated Warringah and Pittwater councils for their recognition by the peak body for local government in NSW as two of the state’s leading councils. Warringah Council was the metropolitan winner of the AR Bluett Memorial Award, local government’s most prestigious award, while Pittwater Council was awarded a special commendation. […]
Join a growing number of businesses that are wasting less and saving more.
The Recycling at Work project provides free waste assessments to businesses across the region.
SHOROC has today welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement of the structure of the Greater Sydney Commission, applauding the primary objective of a stronger partnership between state and local government for metropolitan planning.
“It is positive to see that the structure of the Commission appears to set up a formal partnership model between state and local government and that local government will be responsible for selection of the six District Commissioners,” said SHOROC President and Mayor of Mosman Cr Peter Abelson.
The councils of northern Sydney are ahead of the game and fully prepared to work with the Commission.
SHOROC and NSROC have been holding….
The community is encouraged to comment on plans for the upgrade of Mona Vale Road between Ingleside and Mona Vale.