Highlands News

Thieves target unlocked cars

Police from the Camden Area Command are reminding people at Tahmoor to keep their vehicles locked at all times. On Friday night, a resident in Lintina Street forgot to close a window and had his backpack, wallet and clothes stolen. In another incident on Sunday, in Belford Circuit a resident left their...

Pru Goward's daughter not to contest

The daughter of Pru Goward, Penny Fischer has ruled out contesting the seat of Goulburn at the State Election in March. There was speculation Ms. Fischer would be considered for the role after missing out on Liberal Party pre - selection in the seat of Wollondilly. However she's told the Goulburn Post...

Pru Goward's daughter decides not to contest

The daughter of Pru Goward, Penny Fischer has ruled out contesting the seat of Goulburn at the State Election in March. There was speculation Ms. Fischer would be considered for the role after missing out on Liberal Party pre - selection in the seat of Wollondilly. However she's told the Goulburn Post...

Five events in five days

With the State Election just weeks away, candidates in the seat of Wollondilly are trying to get their message out about why locals should vote for them. Independent Candidate Judy Hannan will be holding five events in five days including a meet at the Scottish Arms Hotel in East Bowral on...

Official opening for Mittagong Pool

Locals are being invited to celebrate the official opening of the Mittagong Pool on Saturday. The facility has been closed, following the east Coast low in 2016 which caused substantial damage. Since then both floors in the 50 metre and learn to swim pool have been replaced with 300 millimetre thick re...

Liberal Candidate's push for Picton to Mittagong loopline

Liberal Candidate for Wollondilly Nathanuel Smith is wanting to create more interest in rejuvenating the Picton to Mittagong loopline, with the aim of running steam trains from the Thirlmere Rail Museum to the Southern Highlands. An online petition has been set up on Mr. Smith's Facebook page and is also available...

Giant hailstones possible

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for parts of the Highlands and Coast for damaging locally destructive winds, heavy rainfall and large, possibly giant hailstones. The State Emergency Service advises that people should: * Move your car under cover or away from trees. * Secure or put...

Emergency Services to lock horns

The Triple Zero Cricket Challenge which was postponed last year due to wet weather has been re - scheduled to take place next week on Wednesday. The day will be a great opportunity for kids on holidays to inspect some of the Emergency Service demonstrations including the smoke house and Bernie...

Car safety display at Sutton Forest

Police and Safety Authority ANCAP have used the Sutton Forest rest area today to demonstrate the difference between an old and new vehicle involved in a car crash at the same speed. The two Toyota Corollas on display were designed 20 years apart. In the older vehicle, the driver would've suffered severe...

Maintenance work on Illawarra Highway

Changed traffic conditions will be in place on Monday along the Illawarra Highway at Moss Vale for maintenance work. The work is taking place between Nowra Road and Argyle Street during weekdays and should be completed on January 21. Lanes will be closed for road resurfacing and line marking to improve safety. Work...