Shoalhaven News

Work begins to improve South Coast rail line

Investigation work has begun to improve the rail link between Kiama and Bomaderry. Member for Kiama Gareth Ward said it's the first step towards improving rail capacity on the South Coast as part of the state government's $125 million dollar commitment to rail infrastructure in the region. "The work is the first...

Lions remain top of Group 7 after second round thrillers

Gerringong remains undefeated after two rounds of the Group 7 Rugby League premiership after beating the Shellharbour Sharks 34-28 at Ron Costello Oval. The Lions led 10-6 at halftime before running out six-point winners. Warilla-Lake South bounced back from last weekend's narrow loss to the Sharks with a 24-22 upset of reigning...

Yallah - woman missing from Illawarra region

Police are appealing for assistance to locate an Illawarra woman who has gone missing. Calisha Upokomaki, aged 24, was last seen leaving her home to head to a shopping centre in Wollongong about 12.30pm on Friday 24 July 2020. Police were alerted when she failed to return to her Yallah home and...

Man dies in suspicious Shoalhaven house fire

  A man has died in a Shoalhaven house fire that was deliberately lit. Emergency workers were called to a Bomaderry home just after 10.30pm after reports of a break-in and fire. Fire and Rescue NSW said firefighters were met with a confronting scene, with a man still inside the burning  Leonard Street...

Indecent assault at Nowra Hill

Police are investigating an indecent assault which took place in Nowra Hill. Around 6:20 last night, a 26 year old woman was walking along Albatross Road, when a man grabbed her around the waist and sexually touched her. She managed to free herself and call Police. The man is described as being 180cm...

New Lifeline centre for Nowra

Lifeline is officially opening a new call centre in Nowra today to help people still affected by the bushfires. The organisation is reporting a 25 per cent increase in calls since the bushfires and COVID19. CEO Renee Green says their trained crisis supporters can assist in a number of areas including trauma,...

Huskisson product to return back home

The newly formed Macarthur Football Club has secured the services of former Huskisson junior and Socceroo Gloveman Adam Federici on a two-year deal. FedericI has played more than 280 games in the English and Championship leagues. He departed Australian shores when he was 17 to pursue his football career overseas. Macarthur FC Head...

NAB to reduce opening hours at Berry branch

NAB customers can expect to see a reduction in the operating hours at their branch in Berry. As of Monday August 17 the branch will be open from 9:30am to 12:30pm instead. The new change will take place across 114 regional branches. A Spokesperson for the bank says by adjusting to the new...

South Coast Blaze chalks up first win

It's only taken 2 rounds for the South Coast Blaze open team to post their first win in the NSW Netball Premier League. Our girls edged the Panthers by 4-goals at Homebush while the under 23's continued their perfect start to the season.. edging the junior Panthers in a thriller 49-48. The...

Free tipping for wind damaged trees

Shoalhaven residents are now able to drop off any tree waste brought down by the recent heavy winds, free of charge at any of Council’s Waste Depots. The offer will run out on August 10. However any green waste caused by flood damage is not included in the waiver and Council is...