Shoalhaven News

Tractor-towed wagon rolls at Gerringong

Emergency Services have been called to Gerringong after a tractor-towed wagon rolled. The incident took place just after 11 this morning on a private property along Rose Valley Road. It's believed the wagon had 31 Japanese tourists on board. Five Ambulance crews arrived and Paramedics assessed 27 patients. Two children and one adult were...

Anger over Minnamurra sand mining proposal

Organisers are pushing ahead with plans to hold a rally this Sunday against a proposal by Boral to expand its sand mining at Minnamurra River. Boral is currently seeking planning approval to dig two new sand mining pits within 150 metres of the Minnamurra River wetlands.  Both Kiama and Shellharbour councils have...

Embarrassing moment for three bushwalkers

Illawarra Polce Rescue Squad were called out to 3 geographically embarrassed bushwalkers on Saturday. The trio ended up on a very steep slope before stopping and calling for help. They used the emergency app to give police their exact position. PRS walked in and were able to attach the three to safety lines...

Altercation involving tomahawk and axe

Two men have been charged in connection with a serious altercation which allegedly took place in Nowra. Around 3 o'clock yesterday morning, a 42 year old year old man was assaulted by a group of men armed with an axe. The man began shouting and was joined by his 19 year old...

Further details following Friday's horror M-1 multi-vehicle crash

Investigators will rely on dental records to determine the identities of the two people who died in Friday afternoon's horrific multi vehicle crash on the M1 at West Wollongong. Police say the investigation is ongoing. A 65-year-old Lansdowne man will front Wollongong Local Court on July 23 after being charged with two...

129 caught speeding

Speedsters and mobile phone users were the main offenders caught during a five day police operation carried out in the South Coast Police District last week. Between Monday and Friday Operation IMPACT high visibility patrols targeted roads between Kiama, Eden and Queanbeyan. 129 drivers were caught speeding.. nine using mobile phones... while...

Charges laid after two killed in Illawarra crash

A man will appear in court next month after two people died following a multi-vehicle crash on the M1 Princes Motorway at West Wollongong yesterday. Just after 2pm emergency services were called to a crash in the southbound lanes – near Mt Keira Road overpass – involving six vehicles, including two...

Memorial Drive M1 Crash Update

Two people have died and a major emergency operation is underway after a multi-vehicle crash on the M1 Princes Motorway at West Wollongong a short time ago. Emergency services were called to the M1 Princes Motorway after a crash in the southbound lanes – near Mt Keira Road overpass – involving...

Memorial Drive M1 Crash Update

Two people have died and a major emergency operation is underway after a multi-vehicle crash on the M1 Princes Motorway at West Wollongong a short time ago. Emergency services were called to the M1 Princes Motorway after a crash in the southbound lanes – near Mt Keira Road overpass – involving...

Strike force Carex results in further charges

Further arrests have taken place as part of Strike Force Carex which was set up to investigate an ice syndicate operating in the Nowra, Moruya and surrounding areas. Around 1pm yesterday, Police stopped a vehicle at Bungendore and allegedly uncovered 34 grams of methylamphetamine, five MDMA tablets, 28 grams of cannabis...