Shoalhaven News

Another jewel in the crown for the Shoalhaven

There's a Free Play Day today to celebrate the opening of the Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre at Bomaderry. The state of the art $14 million facility is opening its doors for the first time and the free event will give us a chance to try out the new facilities and join in ...

Police nab alleged thief at Sanctuary Point

A man believed to be responsible for breaking into a number of cars has been arrested by Bay and Basin Police. The 36-year-old was taken into custody yesterday for alleged offences around the Sanctuary Point area. The accused was charged with two counts of Larceny and two counts of Trespass. He was refused...

Drivers warned - the kids are back!

School speed zones are back in force. It's back to school day for our public schools and that means motorists must reduce their speed to 40k's an hour in school zones. Photo source: Ulladulla Public School Facebook page :)

Car into a creek - Rosedale

A lucky escape for a woman whose car ended up in a creek south of Batemans Bay on Friday. South Coast Police say she lost control of her Holden Commodore wagon on a right-hand bend along George Bass Drive at ROSEDALE. When she tried to correct her vehicle she ended up in...

Fire crews save the day for Illawarra woman

Illawarra  fireys had a unique job over the weekend. Fire and Rescue Shellharbour had some help from the crew at Albion Park to cut a ring off a lady's swollen finger. It was a tense operation but with some nerves of steel they got the job done. Image: Fire and Rescue Shellharbour

New weapon in the battle against weeds!

They are the scourge of our gardens and the source of a never ending battle. But do you know about the WeedWise app?  It will help you work out if that suspicious plant in your garden is actually a weed. Check out the NSW WeedWise smartphone app with over 300 weed species in...

South Coast police have created a Bathurst poll

For our car enthusiasts this Bathurst weekend, the age-old question that divides the mountain is who's going to win.........Holden V Ford ? Check out the South Coast Police District Facebook page and have a vote :) ( Holden for mine ) Photos:  South Coast Police District Facebook page.

Emergency Service Volunteer Memorial service

This weekend we will remember the emergency services volunteers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while protecting their communities. The annual Emergency Service Volunteer Memorial service will be held at 11am Sunday at the volunteer memorial, Mrs Macquaries Road, The Domain. There are now names of 94 volunteers enshrined on the memorial...

NSW fire devastation continues

At least 45 homes have been destroyed in bushfires which swept across northern NSW, killing an elderly couple and leaving locals devastated. The NSW Rural Fire Service says there's no timeline for when it will be safe for residents to return to fire-ravaged areas as assessment teams continue to count the...

Bomaderry death leads to changes

New South Wales Police will move to update the Senior Critical Incident checklist, after the death of a young Aboriginal man last year. Jordan Cruickshank died in May 2018 during a police operation. The 24-year-old was found unresponsive by officers in a Bomaderry backyard, following a short foot pursuit. A coronial inquest investigating...