Shoalhaven News

Nowra man wanted by Police

South Coast Police are trying to track down a Nowra man  wanted on a couple of outstanding arrest warrants. They say the current whereabouts of 24-year-old Peter Sharpley  is unknown,  but he is known to frequent the South Coast. Sharpley is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance with a medium...

New COVID-19 rules from today

Some coronavirus rules have been relaxed in New South Wales. 300 people are now allowed to attend places of worship and larger churches can apply to host more. Group bookings of 30 are now permitted for hospitality businesses and 30 people can gather together outdoors. Covid marshals will no longer be needed in...

Hopes rise that Nowra birds survived bushfires

You may have missed it, but it's National Bird week and we're being asked to count the birds in our backyard. A small thing, but Shaun Dooley from Birdlife Australia says it's particularly important this year because of the devastating impact the bushfires had on the bird population... "Yea we know that...

South Coast Blaze into the Grand Final

The South Coast Blaze under 23s have booked their ticket to next week's Netball NSW Premier League Grand Final after disposing of North Shore United 65-40 at Homebush. The Blaze dominated from the opening whistle with a 19-8 first quarter before closing it out with a 16-7 final term to post...

COVID testing the only way to go

Illawarra/Shoalhaven Health officials say increased testing is the only way to catch undetected cases of Covid-19. It comes as NSW earlier this week recorded two new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 - both linked to known clusters. Doctor Jeremy McAnulty from NSW Health says people shouldn't take a "wait and see" approach...

Man sought on arrest warrant

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate an orient Point man, Jerome Wellington, age 32 who is wanted by virtue of two outstanding arrest warrants. His current whereabouts are unknown however he is known to frequent the Shoalhaven area. Jerome Wellington is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance with...

Two men sought on arrest warrants

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate an orient Point man, Jerome Wellington, age 32 who is wanted by virtue of two outstanding arrest warrants. His current whereabouts are unknown however he is known to frequent the Shoalhaven area. Jerome Wellington is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance with...

Island Point roundabout to open Friday

The new $5 million roundabout at the intersection of the Princes Highway and Island Point Road at Tomerong will open to traffic around midday this Friday, weather permitting. Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock says the new roundabout will help improve safety, traffic efficiency and connectivity for motorists around the Bay...

Ulladulla bee kill 'disgusting'

The deliberate destruction of a swarm of bees in Ulladulla has led to a call from a local bee keeper to give him a call first. Wesley Young says he was sickened to find a swarm of bees had been thrown onto a street in Ulladulla and thousands of bees killed...

Nowra police warn of door knocker scam

It's a warning for all residents but particularly those in residential areas surrounding the Nowra CBD. Police say offender’s door knock homes making what appears to be a legitimate inquiry, attempting to sell gift cards or requesting assistance due someone following them. However they warn it's very likely it's only an attempt...