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.
The value of councils working together for the northern beaches and north shore has again been demonstrated as SHOROC released its annual report, while new leaders have taken the reins of the award-winning organisation for the year ahead.
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…
SHOROC and its partner councils – Manly, Mosman, Pittwater and Warringah – have been awarded a $200,000 NSW Government grant to help businesses measure their waste, reduce their waste bills, increase recycling and reduce their impact on the environment.
Businesses are invited to register for a FREE waste assessment or find out more by…
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. […]
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….
Changes have been announced by the NSW Government to the bus services in the CBD as part of its plans to improve public transport and road congestion, with SHOROC Mayors seeking to ensure quick and convenient connections for travellers to get across the CBD.
The changes include…
Residents of our region are some of the best recyclers in NSW, but plastic bags that can’t be recycled are contaminating household recycling bins.
To try and combat the problem and save valuable recyclables, SHOROC and its partner councils have a new campaign asking those residents that don’t recycle right to hang onto the bag and dispose of it responsibly. More…
SHOROC has released its Operational Plan for 2015/16, outlining major infrastructure and service priorities for the region and key initiatives to be delivered for the councils and communities of north east Sydney. Cr Peter Abelson SHOROC President and Mayor of Mosman says that the SHOROC 2015-16 Operational Plan includes projects that will build on the results in recent years for the region and councils.