Shoalhaven News

Masks and sanitisers presented to South Coast aboriginal communities

Surgical masks and hand sanitisers have been presented to the Jerrinja Community Orient Point this week. Inspector Ray Stynes from South Coast Police handed over 500 of the mask and 50 bottles of sanitisers to the CEO of the Jerrinja Local Land Council ALFRED WELLINGTON. Another similar presentation was made at the...

Shoalhaven City Council a climate challenge finalist

Shoalhaven City Council has been named among the finalists in the third annual national climate awards. The awards recognise the work of local governments in helping to reduce local greenhouse gas emissions. CITIES POWER PARTNERSHIP describes them as local champions who are stepping up to the climate challenge in the face of...

Jamberoo ladies lockout Bulldogs for their second LLT1 trophy

Despite a second-half fight back by the Milton-Ulladulla Bulldogs, Jamberoo has won the Ladies League Tag Division 1 grand final with a final score of 10 to 6. In wet conditions the Superoos were left scoreless in the second half, going over for two tries in the first with Carly Ryan...

Local surfers impressive at Grom event

The Illawarra/Shoalhaven junior surfers have completed an impressive weekend at the Surf Grom event at Cronulla... Gerringong's Kendall Payne led home an Illawarra 1-2 in the under 10 girls with victory over Port Kembla's Malia Simon... Kiama's Lani Caincross took out the under 12 girls while Alice Hodgson from Kiama Downs placed...

Milton show still a goer - for now

  The Milton Show Society is hoping to proceed with its 2021 show as normal, however covid restrictions could force the annual event to be cancelled or postponed. Show society president Ken Leslie says the committee has been looking at a number of ways to ensure the show goes ahead and they...

Three Mollymook life savers chosen for state series

    Three Mollymook Surf Club members will dive into their summer of competition when they take part in the first round of the NSW Super Team Series this weekend. Sam Zustovich, Payton Williams and Brock Scrivener have been selected for the team series that will see competitors take part in seven beach...

New curtains for Bomaderry Primary School

The curtains have opened on a new era at Bomaderry Public School with the installation of brand new curtains in the hall. A former student and the school, State Member for Kiama Gareth Ward was pleased to provide $5779 funding for the new curtains after his mum had noticed the old...

Calls being made on summer events

With summer and Christmas fast approaching, community groups are being forced to make the call whether their events will proceed.  Covid restrictions mean many festivals and events, including Christmas and New Year Celebrations, cannot be held due to restrictions on crowd numbers.  The Milton Show looks set to go ahead, however the...

IPC puts the kibosh on Berry proposal

The NSW Independent Planning Commission has put the brakes on a proposal to rezone a 41 hectare parcel of agricultural land in Wire Lane east of Berry. The review comes after a decision by the NSW Department of Planning in June to reject a Gateway application that was submitted by Shoalhaven...

Van fire at Mollymook

 Morning walkers were shocked to see a camper van on fire in a car park at Mollymook Beach this morning.  The Ulladulla Fire Brigade was called and quickly extinguished the blaze.  The owner was not injured.