Shoalhaven News

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...

Van park sale will help Shoalhaven's jewel to shine

Nowra's Gateway Caravan Park, on the south eastern side the Nowra bridge has been sold to the Mosman Property Group.Plans are in the pipeline to level the park to make way for tourist accommodation and a conference centre in the prime riverfront location. Member for Kiama Gareth Ward hopes the commercial...

Kiama show takes covid hit

The 2021 Kiama Show has been postponed. The Kiama Show Society Management Committee made the decision to postpone the vent, scheduled to occur for Saturday January 23, due to the increase covid risk to the Kiama community, members, competitors, stallholders, visitors and the many volunteers involved. Kiama Show Society President Neil McLaren says...

Tennis comp in memory of Jayden Chittick

A memorial tennis event will be held in Ulladulla this month in memory of avid tennis player Jayden Chittick who lost his battle with the black dog in November, aged 25 years. The Inaugural Jayden Chittck Open will raise funds for the Black Dog Foundation which supports those battling mental health...

Families and dogs welcome at new look Clifton Park

Families, including their dogs, can make the most of improvements to Clifton Park and the Dog Off Leash area at Sanctuary Point. Shoalhaven Mayor Amanda Findley is delighted with the latest embellishments that will benefit a range of community members. “Sanctuary Point Men’s Shed has been a great help with constructing and installing dog agility equipment,” she said. “Dog owners...

Got ideas for Junction Court? Have your say

Shoalhaven Council is seeking community feedback on possible improvements to Junction Court in Nowra to enhance the use of the space. following the success of the recent Winter Wonderland display. The Nowra CBD Revitalisation Committee is preparing a grant application to attempt to secure funding from the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment’s...

Berrara blue tree to start the conversation

Blue trees at Cudmirrah Beach and the Sussex Inlet Golf Course are trending on social media this summer, but the artworks aren't just beautiful, they carry a serious message. RUOk? ambassador and part-time Berrara resident Garry Sims, says by snapping and sharing photos of the blue trees, with the hash-tag RUOk?...

Covid restrictions for Jervis Bay Territory

Locals and visitors are reminded that Commonwealth COVID restrictions are in force in Jervis Bay Territory. Visitors from 9 Sydney Local Government areas are currently only permitted to enter the are with an approved exemption. This includes Booderee National Park, Wreck Bay, HMAS Creswell and a handful of...

Man charged with allegedly assaulting Police Officer near Kiama

A man has been charged after he allegedly assaulted a Police Officer at the site of a single vehicle crash near Kiama. Around 6 last night, Police were called to the Princes Highway at Dunmore where they spoke to two men. One of them allegedly became aggressive and tried to strike a...

Woman missing from Nowra

UPDATE: Ellen has been found. Police are trying to find a woman who's gone missing from Nowra. 25 year old Ellen Lindquist was last seen at a caravan park on Saturday and hasn't been seen or heard from since. She's described as being of Caucasian appearance, between 165-175cm tall, of solid build with...