Shoalhaven News

Severe weather warning for heavy rainfall

A severe weather warning is in place across Coast and Highlands for heavy rainfall. Weather Situation: A strong upper level trough and embedded low is amplifying over central NSW. A coastal trough has deepened near the central coast in response to this upper weather system and is likely to drift a little...

Gareth Ward determined to continue representing Kiama

Kiama MP Gareth Ward said he had received overwhelming community support while out doing his village visits over the weekend. And he said he was determined to continue his role as the voice of his constituents. The former Liberal government minister is facing serious sex assault charges - which he strongly denies...

New COVID cases top 400 in the Shoalhaven

The number of new COVID cases in the Shoalhaven has topped 400 for the first time since mid-January. In the 24 hours to 4pm yesterday 407 Shoalhaven people tested positive to COVIOD-19, among 1377 new cases across the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. That's an increase of 100 on Shoalhaven's cases yesterday,...

3 Covid deaths for the Illawarra Shoalhaven

There were 1142 positive COVID-19 test results (cases) notified for the 24 hour period to 4pm yesterday, including 408 positive PCR tests and 734 positive rapid antigen tests (RATs). A breakdown of cases is provided below:  543 cases from Wollongong Local Government Area (LGA) 235 cases from Shellharbour LGA 305 cases from Shoalhaven LGA 59...

Ulladulla world boxing record raises stroke awareness

Ulladulla has a new world record holder, after Phil McDonald went toe to toe with some of the best in the business, along with a few others, for 150 rounds of boxing on Saturday. Among his many opponents at the Dunn Lewis centre were former boxing champion Shannan Taylor and former...

Shoalhaven man dies while battling COVID on the weekend

A Shoalhaven man aged in his 80s died on the weekend while battling COVID-19. There were also another six COVID-related deaths across the state reported in today's figures - four men and two women. One person was aged in their 70s, three  were in their 80s and two were in their 90s. Three were...