Shoalhaven News

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

Patty Mills visits fire affected Shoalhaven

International basketball star Patty Mills has visited the Shoalhaven to speak with local school students and lend a helping hand to bushfire affected businesses and residents. Mills stopped off at Martin's Orchard in Jerrawangala and bought all the remaining nectarines in stock. These were then given to students at Nowra High School. In...

Possible 'supercell' forecast for East Coast

We're being warned severe thunderstorms could be heading our way. A post by the State Emergency Service has a Weather Bureau map of the possible area that could be impacted by not only storms, but large hail, heavy rain and damaging winds as well.  It covers a large area from Coffs Harbour...

Bomaderry man allegedly found with loaded shotgun refused bail

A man allegedly found with a loaded 12 gauge shotgun and 17 rounds of ammunition in Nowra on Sunday morning will remain behind bars until his next court appearance later this month. 43-year-old Jason Paul Lowe faces three weapons offences and was refused bail in Nowra Local Court yesterday. South Coast Police...

High range drink drivers caught on South Coast

A road safety operation by the Southern Police region last weekend has seen 42 people charged with drink driving. There were some high range numbers. A Queensland man was stopped in Ulladulla trying to drive out of hotel carpark and allegedly blew 0.225. A 31-year-old bloke will front Kiama Local Court in May...