Shoalhaven News

SES responds to strong winds on South Coast

The State Emergency Service has responded to 20 jobs over the last 24 or so hours, stretching from Kiama to Ulladulla as a result of the strong winds. A tree fell across Moss Vale Road blocking traffic in both directions, it has since been cleared. A total of 44 calls for help...

Shoalhaven dodges the worst of dust storm that sweeps across NSW

The Shoalhaven has managed to escape the worst of a dust storm that ended up making other parts of the State look like the surface of Mars. The majority of dust is now blowing across the mid to northern part of the state. Senior Forecaster with the Bureau of Metrology Jordan Notara...

Nuclear Reactor for Jervis Bay debate reignited

Federal Labor Candidate for Gilmore Fiona Phillips has lashed out at former Labor Party President Warren Mundine, over comments he supports Nuclear Power. Mr Mundine made the comments on ABC Radio and has also refused to rule out Jervis Bay as a potential site for a Nuclear Reactor. "Oh, there's a number...

Serious concerns for missing man

Family and Police have serious concerns for a man who's gone missing from Culburra Beach. 57 year old Mark Hendy was last seen around 4:30pm yesterday at Penguin Head east of Nowra. He's described as being of Caucasian appearance, 175-180cm tall, fair complexion, blonde hair, blonde beard, and blue eyes. Anyone with information...

Local dairy farmers take advantage of donation from supermarkets

A local Dairy Farmer has received about $7000 in assistance, as a result of the big supermarkets increasing the price of discounted milk by 10 cents a litre. Justin Walsh from Waljasper Holsteins at Jasper's Brush has put the money towards feed for his cows and also paid some bills. But Mr...

Single vehicle crash at Wingello

Emergency Services are responding to a single vehicle crash at Wingello in the Southern Highlands. Police report the car hit a tree on the Southern End of Murrimba Road near the Hume Highway at Paddy's River around 7.45am. It's understood the woman has suffered pain, but it's not yet clear how severe. Motorists...

Dust storm could hit the Shoalhaven

A cold front generating strong winds is moving towards New South Wales. It could whip up a dust storm, impacting the Illawarra/Shoalhaven area from tomorrow. There is some talk it could rival the dust storm that turned parts of New South Wales red back in 2009. Duty Forecaster Anita Pyne says western areas...

Navy to mark an Historical occasion this Friday

Hundreds of people are expected to line the streets of Nowra during this year's Freedom of Entry event on Friday. Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging residents from around the region to attend the historic event and cheer on personnel from the Royal Australian Navy. Shoalhaven Mayor Amanda Findley says the tradition dates...

RMS commences investigation works at the Shoalhaven's most notorious intersection

The Roads and Maritime Service has commenced investigation works at the Shoalhaven's most notorious intersection of Jervis Bay Road and the Princes Highway at Falls Creek. Traffic counters and cameras are been installed to help the RMS gain a better idea of traffic volumes. South Coast MP Shelley Hancock says making the...