Shoalhaven News

NSW man jailed for strangling wife on South Coast beach in 1997

A former bouncer has been jailed for at least 16-and-a-half years for strangling his teenage bride whose body was buried in a shallow grave on a NSW beach more than two decades ago. Steve Frank Fesus, 47, was found guilty last year of murdering Jodie Fesus, 18, in August 1997 at...

Car accident near Sussex Inlet - Check back for updates

Final update: The Highway has reopened in both directions with traffic flows slowly returning to normal. Update: 7.40am. The Princes Highway is closed after two people were killed in a crash south of Nowra. About 5.20am today (Friday 23 February 2018), two vehicles collided head-on, on the Princes Highway at Jerrawangala. The drivers of both...

Coalition invests $55 Million into Gilmore to create 1000 local jobs

Almost $55 Million is been invested in the local economy with about 1000 jobs to be created under the Federal Coalition Governments Regional Jobs and Investment package. The election promise which was made by Gilmore MP Ann Sudmalis will see 23 projects delivered across the region. One of the recipients is the...

Residents band together to save Bomaderry pool

There was a big turn out at the Bomaderry RSL last night where about 200 residents made it clear they want to save the 50-metre outdoor pool. Under current plans, the pool will be demolished to make way for a new aquatic centre which would include a 25-metre indoor pool. Councillor Mitchell...

Meeting tonight on future of Bomaderry outdoor pool

People who are interested in the future of the outdoor 50-metre pool at Bomaderry are invited to attend a meeting tonight at the Bomaderry RSL club from 7 pm. It's been hosted by Kiama MP Gareth Ward who says there is still a need for the pool within walking distance of...

Council to pursue Grade Separated Intersection for Falls Creek

Shoalhaven City Councillors have recommended writing to the Berejiklian Government calling for the construction of a Grade Separated Intersection for the at Jervis Bay Road and the Princes Highway at Falls Creek. The growing expansion of the Bay and Basin area has lead to gridlock during peak holiday times and very...

South Coast MP reiterates call for mobile phone ban in schools

South Coast MP and Speaker of the New South Wales Parliament Shelley Hancock has defended her calls for mobile phones to be banned from schools. MS Hancock believes mobiles play a major role in cyberbullying which has lead to depression for many of our young people. Ms Hancock who's a former school...