Shoalhaven News

Council proposes parking changes

Shoalhaven Coucil is proposing to install one hour timed restrictions to a section of parking in Mollymook with the aim of improving parking turnover, especially during peak holiday times. It affects six spaces on the southern side of Tallwood Avenue next to the shopping centre and two spaces on the northern...

Man charged with Bomaderry shooting

A man has now been charged in connection with a double shooting in Bomaderry. Just before 11 on Tuesday, two men were shot while in the backyard of a property on Cambewarra Road. An 18-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to his stomach and was flown to Liverpool Hospital, while a 25-year-old man...

Thousands sign Vincentia Matters petition

Supporters of a flyover for the Jervis Bay Road intersection have managed to get together a petition containing 14,000 signatures. The petition will be tabled in State Parliament by the Opposition Deputy Leader Yasmin Catley, a move which has disappointed local members Gareth Ward and Shelley Hancock. They believe Vincentia Matters has...

Finalists announced for Illawarra Business Awards

A number of businesses in the Shoalhaven and Highlands have been named finalists in the IMB Bank Illawarra Business Awards. The winners will be announced at an official ceremony to be held at WIN Stadium in October. A full list is below: Resilience in Business Sponsored by University of Wollongong Few & Far, Health...

Two men shot in Bomaderry

In breaking news this morning, two men have been shot at a home in Bomaderry . The men aged 18 and 25, were shot by a man while in the backyard of a property on Cambewarra Road just before 11pm. The 18 year old suffered a a gunshot wound to his stomach...

Campaign to buy back Manyana forest

A fundraising appeal has been launched to save unburned forest at Manyana from developers. Bill Eger from the Manyana Matters Environmental Association says it' a significant step forward for the community and their supporters, who have been striving for several months to protect a biodiversity hotspot from residential development. "The creation of...

'Super windy' to ease to just 'windy'

The wind event that almost blew us off our feet over the weekend has now past... Jiwon Park from the Weather Bureau says winds will decrease across the Coast and Highlands throughout the day and the sun will shine..." We expect the gradual easing of winds. For today the winds may...

COVID-19 claims Kiama's New Year's Eve fireworks

The Coronavirus pandemic has claimed another major community event. Kiama Council has cancelled its New Year's Eve Sky Show for safety reasons. Mayor Mark Honey said cancelling the popular fireworks and laser show, which attracts more than 10,000 people, was the right thing to do. "There was simply no way we would be...

Mother & child missing from Nowra

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a mother and her 11-month-old daughter missing from on the south coast. Kayla Jankovic, aged 18, and Aria Beales, aged 11 months, were last seen on Plunkett Street, Nowra, about 10am on Tuesday (18 August 2020). Officers from South Coast Police District have...

Severe weather warning for damaging winds

A severe weather warning remains in place for parts of the Coast and Highlands. It comes as a complex low pressure system drives a series of troughs and cold fronts over southeast Australia which has brought with it strong westerly winds over eastern parts of the state. Damaging winds averaging up to...