Shoalhaven News

Child approach incident in Nowra

Police are seeking information about a child approach incident in Nowra. About 4.20pm on Monday, an 11-year-old girl was riding her skateboard on a path between Riverview Road and the Shoalhaven River, when she was approached by an unknown man. Police have been told he spoke to the girl, before approaching her...

Warning for Shoalhaven and Highlands party-goers

Coast and highlands residents are being warned that as party season draws closer new Public Health Orders are now in play. They came into effect on Monday and mean all people attending private gatherings risk a thousand dollar fine if numbers are exceeded. Under previous rules only the organiser of the event...

Wright takes down Gilmore in surfing pro

Culburra Beach surfing champion TYLER WRIGHT has beaten seven-time world title holder Steph Gilmore to win the final of the Tweed Coast Pro. A battle with chronic fatigue syndrome sidelined the two-time world champ for 17 months before she made her return to the World Surf League at last year's season-ending...

Hazmat needed after Shoalhaven accident

A driver has escaped uninjured after putting their utility into the drink in Terara over the weekend. The utility ended up on its side in a creek. The Hazmat crew from Fire and Rescue NSW Shellharbour was called to clean up a fuel and oil spill. Fire and Rescue NSW said they applied...

Stern warning from Group 7 rugby league

This on the Group 7 Facebook page following ongoing instances of abuse - PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING: The Group 7 Board across both Seniors and Juniors have adopted a Zero Tolerance Policy  to any matters of abuse or language against Referees or Officials from this weekend onward.  Any incidents of...

Tree destruction at Culburra

Shoalhaven City Council Rangers have been called into investigate the destruction of more than 30 Banksia Trees at the Ocean Street Carpark in Culburra. Jerringa Tribal Leader, Ronald Carberry made the discovery earlier in the week and says it's the worst case of tree vandalism he's ever seen in the region. The...

Power outages in Ulladulla and surrounds

South Coast Endeavour Energy customers are without power this morning as a result of unexpected outages. Affected regions include Ulladulla, Burrill Lake, Milton, Mollymook, Lake Tabourie and Narrawallee with 5,400 customers affected. Crews have been dispatched to the areas with estimated restoration times ranging from 12:30pm-5pm. For the latest updates, head to the...

Environmental study to be undertaken

Transport for NSW will be carrying out Environmental study of the surrounding area around the Jervis Bay Road intersection. The study will involve a survey of the storm water drainage under the Princes Highway. A petition calling for a flyover instead of a roundabout has gathered 14,000 signatures and Project Manager Elizabeth...

Two men rescued near Jervis Bay

Two men have spent 90 minutes in the water after their boat capsized near Jervis Bay. Around 5pm yesterday, Emergency Services were called to waters between Bowan Island and Point Perpendicular. Both men aged 31 had been fishing when a large wave hit their vessel and threw them into the water. Some how...

RUOK?

We're being encouraged to wear yellow this R U O-K Day and ask people in our lives how they're going. The campaign coincides with World Suicide Prevention Day. 31 per cent of Australians are unsure how to have a chat with someone experiencing hardship. If you or someone you know is struggling, head...