Shoalhaven News

Another suspicious fire in the Shoalhaven overnight.

An early start for the Cambewarra Rural Fire Brigade brigade this morning. Around 4.30 they were called to bush alight on the corner of Yurunga drive and Rockhill Rd North Nowra.  With the assistance of West Nowra Brigade and NSW Fire and Rescue, crews worked hard and fast to contain the fire...

South Coast man missing

Police are asking for our help to find a man missing from the south coast. David Lane, aged 54, was last seen by family on Sunday August 18, when he left his home in Surf Beach, near Batemans Bay. There's serious concerns for his welfare. He's described as Caucasian appearance, with a medium...

150 year milestone for Batemans Bay Public School

It's been a special week for Batemans Bay Primary School. The school  turned 150 years old! There were a heap of activities to mark the occasion including getting all the kids together on the grounds to form a big human 150  and having it photographed by a drone ( see pic above...

Drug raid at Culburra Beach

Police have raided a home at Culburra Beach as part of Strike Force Adnamira set up to investigate the manufacture and supply of methylamphetamine across the South Coast. A search warrant was executed around 7 o'clock this morning, with Police uncovering methylamphetamine, mobile phones, cash, computer devices, and drug paraphernalia. A 49...

Liam Gallagher heading to Berry

Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher will headline the Fairgrounds Festival in Berry this December. Kasey Chambers and the Lemonheads have also been confirmed on the bill...with tickets to go on sale next week. Back in 2009, Liam's brother Noel left Oasis after a backstage argument. He now has his own band called Noel...

A rescue of a different kind at Gerringong

NSW SES was called to Gerringong on Wednesday after reports of an anxious mother duck next to a drain.. her ducklings had fallen into it and were unable to get out. The SES volunteers searched nearby storm-water pits but were unable to locate the tiny quackers and called in the Gerringong...

More police heading to the Shoalhaven

The Illawarra, South Coast and Southern Highlands are to get their biggest allocation of new police recruits in a long time. They graduate from the Police Academy in Goulburn today. Five will be heading to the South Coast, four to Lake Illawarra, four to the Hume PD and seven to Wollongong. In all...

Dob in a firebug

Police have now launched an investigation into multiple fires which have taken place in the Shoalhaven over the past two weeks. Between 4.15pm and 8pm last Saturday, six were reported to emergency services in the Culburra Beach and Orient Point areas. Further fires were also reported on Friday August 8 at Berry,...

Dozens of calls for SES help

The Orange Army has been out in force as damaging winds continue to lash the region. The SES has responded to 40 calls for assistance across the Illawarra, South Coast and Highlands overnight. Crews worked with Fire and Rescue NSW to secure a wind damaged building adjacent to the railway lines at Scarborough. Yesterday,...

Shoalhaven water restrictions on the way

Shoalhaven Water has warned restrictions are again on the cards. It says the last significant rainfall in the Shoalhaven catchment was in June and the natural flows in the Shoalhaven River have dropped to a point where they've been forced to cease pumping from the river. Water restrictions will be imposed when...