Shoalhaven News

South Coast Police hunting for wanted man

South Coast Police are looking for man who's wanted for vehicle theft and serious traffic offences. Police said 45-year-old Alan Potts is known to hang around a number of spots on the South Coast including Nowra, Batemans Bay, Moruya and Narooma. Police said Potts is of aboriginal appearance, approximately 178 centimetres tall...

Virtual format for women's day celebrations

  This year's International Women's Day celebrations will proceed in a new digital format, with a host of creative competitions planned. Women of all ages are being encouraged to submit their visual arts, performance, music and writing projects via the new ShoalhavenIWD.org website. The virtual winners will be announced and Women's Day Awards...

Thumbs up for Bomaderry Aldi

The Bomaderry Community Inc group has welcomed plans for an Aldi supermarket in the village. Group chair Kylie Knight says the store has been given the thumbs up from local residents. "We've had an overwhelming positive response on our Facebook page," she said. "The location is convenient for people - we got a...

United front for a better Ulladulla bypass

Four community consultative bodies in the Southern Shoalhaven have teamed up to create a united voice for Milton-Ulladulla to liaise with Transport NSW about the proposed bypass. The combined CCB bypass sub-committee, headed up by Grant Schultz, aims to represent the varying views of the community, with a focus on achieving...

Van park sale will help Shoalhaven's jewel to shine

Nowra's Gateway Caravan Park, on the south eastern side the Nowra bridge has been sold to the Mosman Property Group.Plans are in the pipeline to level the park to make way for tourist accommodation and a conference centre in the prime riverfront location. Member for Kiama Gareth Ward hopes the commercial...

Kiama show takes covid hit

The 2021 Kiama Show has been postponed. The Kiama Show Society Management Committee made the decision to postpone the vent, scheduled to occur for Saturday January 23, due to the increase covid risk to the Kiama community, members, competitors, stallholders, visitors and the many volunteers involved. Kiama Show Society President Neil McLaren says...

Tennis comp in memory of Jayden Chittick

A memorial tennis event will be held in Ulladulla this month in memory of avid tennis player Jayden Chittick who lost his battle with the black dog in November, aged 25 years. The Inaugural Jayden Chittck Open will raise funds for the Black Dog Foundation which supports those battling mental health...

Families and dogs welcome at new look Clifton Park

Families, including their dogs, can make the most of improvements to Clifton Park and the Dog Off Leash area at Sanctuary Point. Shoalhaven Mayor Amanda Findley is delighted with the latest embellishments that will benefit a range of community members. “Sanctuary Point Men’s Shed has been a great help with constructing and installing dog agility equipment,” she said. “Dog owners...

Got ideas for Junction Court? Have your say

Shoalhaven Council is seeking community feedback on possible improvements to Junction Court in Nowra to enhance the use of the space. following the success of the recent Winter Wonderland display. The Nowra CBD Revitalisation Committee is preparing a grant application to attempt to secure funding from the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment’s...

Berrara blue tree to start the conversation

Blue trees at Cudmirrah Beach and the Sussex Inlet Golf Course are trending on social media this summer, but the artworks aren't just beautiful, they carry a serious message. RUOk? ambassador and part-time Berrara resident Garry Sims, says by snapping and sharing photos of the blue trees, with the hash-tag RUOk?...