Shoalhaven News

Boy missing from Nowra

Police are seeking information about a boy who's gone missing from Nowra. 12 year old John Woodhouse was last seen at a home in Worrigee yesterday morning (Sunday 10 January 2021), and hasn’t been seen since. Officers from the South Coast Police District have started a search. John is described as being of...

Nowra show postponed due to covid risk

The 145th Nowra Show has been postponed due to the heightened covid risk. Show society president Mark Stewart said the difficult decision was made after extensive consultation and input from the Management Committee, who determined the show could not be held as planned on February 5 and 6, 2021. The health, safety...

Worrying low test numbers in Ulladulla

The call has gone out for more Shoalhaven residents and visitors to have a covid-19 test following unexpected low testing numbers over the weekend. The Ulladulla Respiratory Clinic was open longer over the weekend, and a pop up clinic set up at the Milton Showground, after traces of the...

Homemade hand gun uncovered in Nowra

Police have allegedly uncovered a homemade handgun during a vehicle search in Nowra. Just before 8:30pm on Friday, Officers stopped a maroon-coloured Ford Falcon sedan on Jervis Street. The gun was loaded with a .22 calibre round. A 30 year old man allegedly resisted arrest. The man and a 46 year old woman were...

Weapons and drugs seized in South Coast bust

A man has been charged after being allegedly found in possession of a prohibited weapon in the Shoalhaven yesterday. About 5.10am  officers attached to South Coast Police District Proactive Crime Team executed a search warrant at a house on Pleasant Way, Nowra. Police spoke with a 35-year-old man who lived at the...

Man charged with spitting on security guard in Nowra

A man has been charged after he allegedly spat on a security guard in Nowra. Officers from the South Coast Police District were called to a shopping centre around 11am yesterday. Police were told the man threatened the guard and told him he had COVID. He was arrested just before 3pm and charged...

Milton covid clinic set up after traces found in sewage

Fragments of the virus that causes COVID-19 have been detected in a sewage treatment plant at Ulladulla for the first time. There have been no recent locally acquired cases or returned travellers who tested positive from this area. This could mean there are undetected cases of COVID in the community or someone...

Sanctuary Point Covid clinic now open

A pop-up covid testing clinic is now open in the Bay and Basin after a positive case visited the Taj Indian Restaurant in Huskisson on December 27. NSW Health opened the drive-through clinic at Francis Ryan Reserve in Paradise Beach Road and Sanctuary Point at 8am  and it will remain open over...

Award for Conjola bushfire film

The locally produced bushfire documentary, We Are Conjola, has been given an honourable mention the New York International Film Awards overnight, and has also made official selection in the Venice Film Awards.Filmmaker Ash Brennan, who lost his home at Conjola Park 12 months ago, says he is thrilled with the...

Covid alert for Huskisson, Kangaroo Valley

Covid-19 alerts have been issued for two Shoalhaven venues overnight. NSW Health has advised venues in Kangaroo Valley and Huskisson were visited by a confirmed case of COVID-19 on Sunday December 27.Anyone who attended the following south coast venues at the times listed below should monitor for symptoms and if they...