Shoalhaven News

Warning after two Shoalhaven crashes

With showers looming today motorists are again being urged to take care. It follows two accidents in the Shoalhaven on Monday morning , the first at Meroo Meadow where a car had run under the back of a flat bed ute... the driver of the car needed hospital treatment for some...

Close call at Meroo Meadow

A young man has had a lucky escape after a two vehicle crash at Meroo Meadow. Emergency Services were called to the northbound lanes of the Princes Highway around 8:15 this morning. A 21 year old man was treated for shock and a sore neck and was taken to Shoalhaven Hospital in...

A huge boost for Shoalhaven's little battlers

An outstanding result at the weekend for the hard work that's gone into building the  at NOWRA. It's the fourth one to be built by G.J. Gardner, with all proceeds going to the Variety Children's Charity who support children and families facing challenges through sickness, disadvantage and special needs.The Carrington Heights...

Nowra paramedics attacked

Yet another attack on a paramedic..  this time in Nowra on Saturday night.. Two paramedics were on the receiving end of a violent allegedly intoxicated man who was in the back of their ambulance being taken to hospital. GARY WILSON from the Paramedics Association says it's a trend that's getting worse.. "...

A boat capsize at Bombo Beach.

NSW Ambulance paramedics and a medical team are responding to reports of a boat capsize at Bombo Beach in the Illawarra region. 3 crews and a medical team have been called and are treating three people with one receiving CPR More details to follow soon   File Image

Big endorsement for Shoalhaven Water

Shoalhaven Water have been announced as the winner of the Best Tasting Tap Water in New South Wales and the ACT. The water was judged by a panel which included a number of technical experts at the New South Wales Water Industry Operators Conference. Director of Shoalhaven Water Carmel Krogh says it's...

South Coast Labour Council says coalition are trying to bribe voters

The Secretary of the South Coast Labour Council has dismissed the Federal Pre Election budget handed down this week, saying the Government is trying to bribe voters so it's returned. Arthur Rorris says the minor tax cuts and a thousand dollar cash back pales in comparison with cuts to weekend penalty...

Grant Schultz slams federal funding pledge for Princes Highway

Independent Candidate for Gilmore Grant Schultz has dismissed a funding pledge by the Federal Government for the Princes Highway as leftover crumbs. If re-elected, the Coalition Government will allocate $500 million to go towards the upgrade of the highway from Nowra to the far South Coast. Mr Schultz says it pales in...

Body found believed to be that of rock fisherman

Police divers have found the body of a man who they believe was swept off rocks while rock fishing at Jervis Bay. The incident took place near Steamers Beach, while the 58 year old was with two friends. A large scale search operation has involved South Coast Police District and Marine Area...

Search resumes after a person was swept off rocks at Jervis Bay

A search has resumed this morning for a person who was swept off rocks late yesterday afternoon at Jervis Bay. Rescue Crews from the Nowra Culburra Surf Life Saving Club are assisting emergency services with the search. President of the South Coast Branch Steve Jones says it happened at Steamers Beach. "Police, Ambulance,...