Shoalhaven News

Drink drivers nabbed in Shoalhaven

A couple of drivers have been picked up drink drinking in the Shoalhaven as part of Operation Drink Drive One. Just before 2am on Saturday, a 36 year old Queensland man was stopped for a random breath test as he was driving out of the public car park of a hotel...

Weapons & ammunition charges in East Nowra

A man is facing weapons and ammunition charges following an incident in East Nowra. Around 2:30 yesterday morning, Police saw a man lying on the ground on Park Road and tried to approach him. The 43 year old ran away, but was eventually caught after a short foot pursuit. Officers searched him and...

A better go for Mogo

Residents in the Eurobodalla LGA will be able to enjoy some new shops in Mogo this week. Thanks to ATCO and the Business Council of Australia 10 demountables were transported into the fire devastated township on the weekend and turned into a pop-up mall, allowing six businesses to get trading again. Australian...

Another monster fire officially out

Another major fire that destroyed more than 400 homes on the far South Coast is officially out... After almost 50 days, the RFS says the Clyde Mountain Fire that burnt out 99 thousand hectares to the south of the Currowan blaze has no more hot spots... The recent rain is also helping...

Worrigee blast leaves two teens in hospital

Reports of an explosion east of Nowra had emergency services scrambling late on Sunday. Thick, black billowing smoke could be seen as they approached a shed fire on Greenwell Point Road at Worrigee. Inside, two 17-year-old boys had suffered extensive injuries resulting from the blast,  which happened while the pair were tending...

Convoy of demountables rolls into Mogo

Demountables are being trucked in to the fire-ravaged town of Mogo  in a bid to help local businesses re-open. Many businesses were burnt out by the fires over summer. 10 Semi-trailers are bringing in the demountables. Former Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove helped organise the move, says he hopes it will get the...

Shark shock at Killalea

A surfer has been bumped by a Bull Shark while surfing at The Farm in the Killalea State Park at Shellharbour. A Dorsal Southern NSW Shark Report says around 6.20 Thursday night a surfer was on a 9'6 longboard out the back of waves when he felt the bump and saw...

Aldi milk recall

Fears of e-coli contamination have prompted supermarket chain Aldi to issue a recall of one of its milks. The recall affects three-litre Farmdale Full Cream Milk sold in stores in the A-C-T and New South Wales. The product's use by date is the 25th of February. Customers should return the recalled product to...

Man hit with tyre iron in Nowra

Police are investigating an assault in Nowra after a man allegedly hit another man with a tyre iron. The incident took place on Bridge Road just after 1pm near the Shoalhaven Council building. It's believed the assault took place inside a car. A 45 year old victim suffered head injuries and was taken...

Shoalhaven bushfire recovery benefit to honour local fireys

Tomorrow's Shoalhaven bushfire recovery benefit will now take place at Crooked River Winery in Gerringong after being moved from Cambewarra Estate following the recent wet weather. Haven's Heroes has been organised by comedian Sam McCool. The event will not only recognise the region's firefighters but also provide an opportunity for the community...