Highlands News

Bowral rugby match cancelled

Just days after we ran a story about an upcoming trial match between the Waratahs and Brumbies, the ARU has stepped in and cancelled the event due to COVID19. The club is incredibly disappointed by the decision, but acknowledges that the health and safety of the public and players is the...

Police Officer charged with alleged assault

A Police Officer will face Moss Vale Local Court after being charged with an alleged assault in the state's south. Back in January last year, Police launched an investigation, after receiving a complaint about an assault involving an on duty sergeant during an arrest in 2017. The 52 year old  who's from...

Big milestone for Robertson Men's Shed

After years of planning the Robertson Men's Shed is now complete. It follows a $291,000 grant received through the Stronger Country Communities Fund. An official opening will be taking place on February 13 from 10am, with a number of local dignitaries attending. A big celebration is planned including a performance by the Brass...

Drivers needed

The Cancer Council is on the lookout for more drivers in the Southern Highlands to help with transport to treatment services. Unfortunately there have been a number of retirements over recent time. The organisation currently has 16 drivers, but needs a further 14 to travel around the Highlands, Liverpool and Sydney. Volunteering and...

End of the road for Toby Price

Australia's two-time Dakar motorcycle champion Toby Price has been forced to exit this year's race after crashing in the Saudi Arabian desert. The former Southern Highlands resident suffered a broken collarbone at the 155 km mark of stage nine. He was airlifted to hospital in Tabuk and now the injury has ended...

Drug supply charges at Moss Vale

A woman has been arrested in Moss Vale as part of a drug supply operation in Southern NSW. In July last year, Strike Force Belvidere was set up by the Southern RES to investigate the alleged supply of prohibited drugs in the Riverina region, with the investigation extending to criminal networks...

Waratahs & Brumbies heading to Bowral

 Plenty of excitement building for a pre - season trial match taking place at Eridge Park in Bowral between the NSW Waratahs and ACT Brumbies on Saturday January 30. The club is still working out a few logistics including what restrictions will be in place. A dinner scheduled to take place the...

Robbo show scaled back for 2021

The Robertson Show has had to be scaled back due to COVID19. Organisers say it will be a competition show only and entries are being invited for the following: Friday March 5: Dairy Cattle and Goats Saturday March 6: Beef Cattle, Dogs and Poultry Sunday March 7: Horses Pavilion displays/judging will be limited to: rich...

Southern Highlands arts trail a big success

The final figures are in for the Southern Highlands Arts Trail held in November. There was a 77 per cent increase in the number of visitors which attended and sales figures at the studios and the galleries were up by more than a hundred per cent. A couple of new additions to...

Big move planned for All Aboard

After 35 years, All Aboard is moving from Braemar. That's because the site has been sold after being re - zoned to residential. The business has been a Mecca for hundreds of avid train lovers over the years and owner Christine Bernasconi says they'll still be staying in the area. The last trading...