Shoalhaven News

Man hit by four wheel drive in South Nowra

Emergency Services have been called to the South Nowra KFC after a man aged in his 60's was hit by a four wheel drive. The incident took place just after 12 this afternoon, with Paramedics reporting that the man may have been trapped under the vehicle for a short period of...

Dangerous surf conditions forecast along Coast

Dangerous surf conditions are expected on Illawarra beaches over coming days. Surf Life Saving NSW has issued a warning saying strong winds, high tides and dangerous surf will combine to create potentially hazardous coastal conditions this weekend. They say it will be a dangerous weekend on coastal waters everywhere north of Ulladulla...

Mayor: More answers needed

Shoalhaven Mayor Amanda Findley and the local business chamber are calling for more answers about the future of the Nowra Bridge. The Mayor met on site yesterday with Chamber President Jemma Tribe and both say they're yet to receive any feedback from submissions that were given late last year at a...

Property owner fined for polluting Crookhaven River

A Wollumboola resident has been fined and issued with criminal charges after Nowra Local Court found him guilty of polluting the Crookhaven River. The court found Phillip Vella failed to prevent cattle on his property causing damage to the mangroves and salt marshes. This in turn impacted on local oyster farmers. Council had...

New Ambulance Station opened

The new Berry Ambulance Station was officially opened yesterday. The completion of the station will drastically reduce response times, with our Paramedics being less reliant on Nowra facilities. It includes internal parking for up to three emergency Ambulance Stations, Relief Accommodation and modern offices. Member for Kiama Gareth Ward says the station is...

Best roadside pitstop

The Berry Donut Van has taken out " best roadside pitstop " in WOTIF's people’s choice 2019 Uniquely Aussie Awards. Collin and Shirley London created the business 55 years ago and it was taken over by Theresa Nazareth and her business partner Joseph Dragovic 16 years ago. Theresa says there's a few...

Thieves take off with Memorial Relic

Volunteers at Marine Rescue Shoalhaven have been left gutted by the theft of a memorial relic which was stolen from their radio base at Crookhaven Heads. The theft of the heavy bronze propeller was discovered by Members of the unit when they arrived for work yesterday. Deputy Unit Commander Martin Kaye says...

Calls for anthem to be changed

Nowra's Cody Walker says he wasn't comfortable with singing Advance Australia Fair prior to the Indigenous All Stars and Maori All Stars Match on Friday night and believes it doesn't represent him or his family The All Stars won the match 34 to 14 in front of almost 19,000 spectators. When asked...

Residents demand Currarong Road be fixed

More than a hundred people from Currarong Village have turned up to a community association meeting to discuss the need to fix Currarong Road. Residents have spoken about a number of safety issues, including potholes, a lack of adequate shoulders, or no shoulders at all. Traffic counting over a 21 day period...

Support for dairy farmers

Woolworths has announced it's removing $1 per litre fresh milk from sale. The move will see two litre bottles of Woolworths branded fresh milk sold for $2.20 while three litre bottles will now cost $3.30. Paul Harker from Woolworths says every cent from the price increase will be sent back to Australian...