Highlands News

Supply shortage in local shops

A number of Highlands businesses are reporting a lack of product supply from overseas The problem seems to be COVID19 driven, but there have also been union issues. We've spoken to Southern Highlands Chamber Chair Steve Horton who says he's struggling to get things out of India and Italy and when it...

All abilities playground now open

After two and half years in the making, the new All Abilities playground at the Berrima Marketplace is now open to the public. The Berrima District Rotary Club have put alot of time into developing the concept and Past President Derek White says there are a number of fantastic new features...

Drugs & weapons charges in Bowral

A man is facing a number of serious charges, following a vehicle stop in Bowral. Around 2:30pm yesterday, Police were called to Station Street after reports an orange Ford Territory was being driven dangerously. Officers found the vehicle a short time later, with the 36 year old male driver returning a positive...

Burgess launches legal action

NRL player-turned-coach Sam Burgess has launched legal action to get police to hand over the statement mentioned in a newspaper report on alleged gambling and drug use. Police have so far refused, telling Moss Vale Local Court on Wednesday it's unrelated to current court proceedings about the former South Sydney captain's...

Sam Burgess pursues police statement in Moss Vale court

NRL player-turned-coach Sam Burgess wants police to hand over the statement mentioned in a newspaper report on alleged gambling and drug use, a court has heard. But police have so far refused, telling Moss Vale Local Court on Wednesday it's unrelated to current court proceedings about the former South Sydney captain's...

Police pursuit in the Southern Highlands

A man has been charged with an alleged Police pursuit in the Southern Highlands. Just before 5:30 this morning, the 37 year old stole a number of items from a servo in Marulan before sealing a Ford Falcon. A short time later, he failed to pay for petrol at a second servo...

Launch of Highlands Connect

A monthly networking event, run by business for business, is being set up in the Southern Highlands. Highlands Connect has been put together by the Southern Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Regional Development Australia Southern Inland. It's being launched on Thursday November 12 from 5.30-7pm at the Mittagong RSL. For details...

Highlands MP calls for more women to stand for council

With the council elections just under a year away, Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock are encouraging more women to stand for council. Women represent just 31 per cent of all NSW Councillors and there are currently no women on Wingecarribee Council. Ms. Tuckerman says it...

Robertson Spuddies the best

The Third Grade Group Seven decider was played out at Ron Costello Oval in Shellharbour on Sunday, with the Robertson Spuddies saving their best until last. Up against the Mount Warrigal Kooris - who haven't lost a match all season - and despite being behind at the break, the Spuddies took...

Fatal crash at Wilton

The Crash Investigation Unit has been called into investigate a fatal crash which took place at Wilton. Just before 6am on Saturday, Emergency services were called to Picton Road, near Macarthur Drive. Police have been told a vehicle towing a boat and a utility collided. The male driver of the utility died at...