Shoalhaven News

Vigil outside Huskisson church today

Those opposing the development of the old Anglican church site at Huskisson are holding a vigil outside the church this morning ( Saturday 22/2 ). It's part of an ongoing campaign that claims the development plans are out of character with the area and do little to take into account the...

Teen may have saved Eurobodalla from ecological invasion

Thirteen-year-old Charlotte Benjamin loves frogs and she and her family know and love the wildlife in the creek backing their Catalina home,  but this week they heard a new call they couldn’t identify and turned to the Frog ID phone app and Eurobodalla Natural History Society for help. As it turned...

Thieves grab and run in Berry

Police are reminding us to keep our property safe after more than 10 reports of thefts from motor vehicles in Berry in just one night this week. Many of these vehicles are believed to have been left unlocked. Police are urging the community to 'lock it or lose it'. Always ensure your...

Bushfire inquiry hits the road

An independent NSW inquiry into the devastating bushfires will start visiting the affected regions. Headed up by former NSW Police deputy commissioner Dave Owens the six-month inquiry will consider a range of issues including causes and factors contributing to the blazes, preparation and planning, hazard reduction and emergency responses. Mr Owens can...

Two car crash at Burrill Lake

Emergency Services have been called to a two car crash at Burrill Lake. The incident took place just before 9am on the Princes Highway near Canberra Crescent. Two 70 year old women were taken to Shoalhaven Hospital with chest and arm injuries and an 18 year old person wasn't injured. The site has...

Man seriously injured in Tahmoor workplace accident

Inghams will work with safety authorities to investigate how a man got his leg caught in an ice grinder at its Tahmoor processing factory. The 35-year-old worker had to have part of his leg amputated at the scene by a specialist paramedic team to free him from the machine. He was place...

Car takes out powerlines in Sanctuary Point

Emergency Services were called to Sanctuary Point yesterday afternoon after car crash took down powerlines. RFS St Georges Basin said road closures were put in place around the incident. It took some time but crews have restored power with no more outages in the area. Image: RFS St Georges Basin

Changed conditions on highway near Nowra Bridge

Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions from later this week on the Princes Highway and surrounding local roads in Nowra. Routine maintenance will be carried out on the northbound Nowra Bridge while investigation work will be carried out at various locations as part of early work for the Nowra Bridge...

Nowra copped another drenching

The severe thunderstorm that hammered the Shoalhaven, Illawarra, Southern Highlands and Sydney over night has claimed the life of a man at the Rocks... Police say strong winds caused a gas bottle to become airborne, striking and killing the 37 year old... Lightning lit up the sky as the storm passed through...

A nice surprise for Eden

A nice little boost for one of our far south coast towns struggling to recover after the fires. The cruise ship Voyager of the Seas made an unscheduled stop at EDEN. She was carrying around 3,500 passengers and many disembarked..  taking their cash with them. Photos: Kristy McBain, Bega Valley Shire Mayor