Shoalhaven News

Woman Dies in Shoalhaven Dog Attack

Story Credit: South Coast Register A 91-year-old woman has died and four other people injured in a dog attack in the Shoalhaven, on Sunday, March 29. The attack happened on Collingwood Beach, off Elizabeth Drive at Vincentia around 7am. It is understood the five people were walking on the the popular Jervis Bay...

Coles needs 5,000 workers

Coles has recruited more than 7000 people in just two weeks to meet customer demand, providing much-needed employment opportunities at a time when many Australians are urgently seeking work.   The new recruits have been fast-tracked into Coles’ supermarkets and liquor stores across Australia and have come from a wide range of...

Hand washing or hand sanitizers?

Don’t worry - all you need is water and a detergent (surfactant) such as a bar of soap, body wash or shampoo. It doesn’t need to be expensive, or “antibacterial”. The key to handwashing is to wash often and wash well, for at least 20 seconds. Find the facts about COVID-19 hygiene at: https://preview.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/how-to-protect-yourself-and-others#wash-your-hands-regularly Source:...

Shoalhaven waste depots closed

Due to heightened restrictions and staff availability, the following Recycling and Waste depots have been closed until further notice. ▪️Kioloa▪️Lake Conjola▪️Bendalong▪️Sussex Inlet▪️Callala▪️Berry▪️Kangaroo Valley Our remaining depots, West Nowra, Huskisson and Ulladulla are still open. Read More; https://bit.ly/3anoqfH Story and photo source: Shoalhaven Council

Alleged South Coast looter in court

A man faced court yesterday charged with a range of property and firearm offences after allegedly breaking into houses and stealing property during the bushfires on our South Coast earlier this year. In the first week of January, South Coast Police commenced an investigation after receiving reports of alleged break, enter...

COVID-19 Update: What you need to know

𝗔𝗗𝗗𝗜𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗔𝗟 𝗤𝗨𝗔𝗥𝗔𝗡𝗧𝗜𝗡𝗘 𝗠𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗨𝗥𝗘𝗦:🚫 As of midnight Saturday 28 March, returning travellers will be quarantined at designated facilities (such as a hotel) for 14 days in the town or city they fly into, instead of self-isolating at home. Travellers will be transported directly to designated facilities. 🚫 Defence Australia will support the NSW Police Force to ensure...

Council elections put off until next year

COVID-19 has forced the deferral of the September council elections. Local Government Minister and South Coast MP SHELLEY HANCOCK says the move is necessary to ensure the health and safety of voters,  Electoral Commission staff and election candidates.  " I knows it's six months hence in September, but I think it's just...

Illawarra man facing multiple alleged child sex offences

An 80-year-old Illawarra man will reappear in court today after being hit with multiple child sex offence charges. The man is accused of procuring four kids known to him for sexual activity. The victims are two boys and two girls aged between six and 11. Police said the alleged offences took place in...

Community transmission of Coronavirus rises in NSW

Premier Berejiklian is concerned about the number of coronavirus cases transmitted in the community as the state prepares to announce a second round of economic stimulus measures to help businesses during the outbreak. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in NSW has risen by 186 to 1405 with 877 of those...

South Coast Police foil attempted armed robbery

South Coast Police have busted an alleged robber mid-hold up at Sussex Inlet. Some officers were on patrol yesterday afternoon when they noticed a man walk into a pharmacy and close the door behind him. They followed and claim an armed robbery was taking place with several people inside the premises. Police seized...