Shoalhaven News

Milton Show cancelled

The Milton Show Society last night made the tough decision to cancel the 2021 Milton Show. Having taken on board all of the current regulations and guidelines - the decision was made at last nights committee meeting. "As sad as the decision is, we know that it is the right thing to...

Susie Maroney is Mollymook Aust Day ambassador

Champion marathon swimmer Susie Maroney will be in Mollymook for this year's Australia Day celebrations. Best known for conquering the English Channel, Maroney is this year's Ulladulla-Milton Lions Club Australia Day Ambassador. Locals and visitors will have a chance to meet and chat with the athlete after her official address - What...

Festival cancellation shatters princess dreams

Ulladulla's Blessing of the Fleet Festival has been cancelled for 2021, shattering the dreams of the prospective princesses like 15-year-old Isabella Young who has dreamed of wearing the crown her whole life. She was looking forward to being a princess and following in the footsteps of her mum Shelley and grandmother,...

Bookmark comp to celebrate Aussie summer

This year's Shoalhaven Libraries annual Bookmark Competition celebrates the Aussie Summer and library members to get crafty and design a bookmark celebrating everything they love about an Australian Summer.  Shoalhaven Mayor Amanda Findley is excited to see the entries for this year’s competition and encourages library members to take part.  “Is it your favourite pair of thongs, or fancy beach towel? Ocean swimming or exploring lesser-known...

Moruya drowning tragedy

A woman has died after being pulled from water at a beach south of Moruya. Just before 4.30pm yesterday emergency services were called to Congo Beach, after reports a woman and boy were stuck in a rip. Police have been told a nearby surfer assisted the woman and boy back to shore,...

ScoMo drops into the Shoalhaven.

Taking a break. Prime Minister SCOTT MORRISON dropped into the Shoalhaven Heads Hotel/Motel late Thursday. The hotel posted this picture of the PM enjoying a quiet brew with the locals.

South Coast Police hunting for wanted man

South Coast Police are looking for man who's wanted for vehicle theft and serious traffic offences. Police said 45-year-old Alan Potts is known to hang around a number of spots on the South Coast including Nowra, Batemans Bay, Moruya and Narooma. Police said Potts is of aboriginal appearance, approximately 178 centimetres tall...

Virtual format for women's day celebrations

  This year's International Women's Day celebrations will proceed in a new digital format, with a host of creative competitions planned. Women of all ages are being encouraged to submit their visual arts, performance, music and writing projects via the new ShoalhavenIWD.org website. The virtual winners will be announced and Women's Day Awards...

Thumbs up for Bomaderry Aldi

The Bomaderry Community Inc group has welcomed plans for an Aldi supermarket in the village. Group chair Kylie Knight says the store has been given the thumbs up from local residents. "We've had an overwhelming positive response on our Facebook page," she said. "The location is convenient for people - we got a...

United front for a better Ulladulla bypass

Four community consultative bodies in the Southern Shoalhaven have teamed up to create a united voice for Milton-Ulladulla to liaise with Transport NSW about the proposed bypass. The combined CCB bypass sub-committee, headed up by Grant Schultz, aims to represent the varying views of the community, with a focus on achieving...