Shoalhaven News

Motor vehicle accident south of Nowra

There's been a motor vehicle accident near Comberton. It's on the Princes Highway near Btu Road and involves two vehicles. Live Traffic says it's affecting southbound traffic. Emergency services are at the scene.. no word on any injuries. Image source: Live Traffic

Dangerous sea creature makes rare visit to Illawarra

Life Savers at Bulli Beach were kept busy yesterday by a sea snake that was found 100 metres north of the rock pools. The highly venomous creature forced life guards to set up an exclusion zone as it slithered and swam around for two hours before heading back to sea. Anthony Turner...

Red light over Nowra traffic lights proposal

Shoalhaven City Councillors are questioning a move that it's claimed could cost jobs and see businesses close in the Nowra CBD. A proposal to put in traffic lights at the Moss and North Street intersection has shocked businesses along North and Kinghorne street because it would mean the loss of 20...

Shoalhaven hospital part of state-wide strike action

Staff in coast and highlands public hospitals will strike today, as they fight for tighter security in the workplace. 40 staff are assaulted each month in the state's public hospitals. JOSHUA HOWARTH from the HSU says paramedics won't bill patients, while administration, clerical and security staff will stop work for up to...

Illawarra to host English Lions

The England A cricket team is heading to the Illawarra next March. The Lions will take on a Cricket New South Wales eleven in a four day match at North Dalton Park in Wollongong starting on March 2. There is massive chance that some of the English players taking part in the 2019...

International recognition for Shoalhaven Blockstars

Shoalhaven City Council has praised the efforts of a team of local young people who came back with a trophy after competing at international level in the US. Five students aged 14-17 made up the Shoalhaven-based robotics team Blockstars and took on 68 other teams at the International US Open Tournament...

Police release video to help solve Gerringong robbery

Detectives have released CCTV vision of a vehicle of interest as they continue to investigate an armed robbery at a liquor store in Gerringong last year. About 6.30pm on Tuesday 31 July 2018, a man armed with a knife entered a bottle shop on Blackwood Street in Gerringong. The man threatened a...

Moss Vale Road to be closed for repair work

Motorists are advised of night closures from Sunday on Moss Vale Road at Cambewarra Mountain for essential slope repair work to be carried out. It will be closed from 7pm to 5am, from Sunday to Thursday, for six weeks from Sunday  August 4 - September 15, weather permitting. Detours for light vehicles...

Maiden speech for Phillips

Newly elected Member for Gilmore Fiona Phillips will make her first speech to the Australian Parliament today. Ms Phillips says she is both excited and nervous about the moment. Her speech will be broadcast live from midday over the internet. Photo:  Ms Phillips at the Kane Vandenberg Digger Day  at Rugby Park. Source: Facebook...

Police clamp down on hoons and anti-social behaviour

Numerous charges have been laid after another targeted operation by Bay and Basin police. Friday and Saturday evening it was all hands on deck for Operation Consequence focusing on drug, property and traffic offences, along with anti-social behaviour. It resulted in nine arrests and a string of charges: 3x PCA (Drink Driving), 5x...