Shoalhaven News

Councillors give go ahead for level one water restrictions

The majority of Shoalhaven City Councillors have decided to implement level one water restrictions as of December 1. This will continue on through the Summer period until there is a significant rainfall event. Councillor Greg Watson believes it will help save and preserve the region's water supply. He says it's a good decision...

Police investigate two shootings in Nowra

South Coast Police believe two public place shootings which took place in Nowra, may be linked. Just after 2am last Saturday a shot was fired into a home on Anatares Close, East Nowra. And about an hour later a man arrived at a property on Peniston Avenue, Nowra and allegedly found his...

Nowra RSL sub branch still going strong after 100 years

The Nowra RSL Sub Branch has just commemorated its 100th anniversary. It's the oldest branch on the South Coast, south of Wollongong and last week a number of guests were invited to celebrate the occasion. A cake was cut by 101 year old veteran Joy Norris from Greenwell Point who served in...

Nowra RSL sub branch still going strong

The Nowra RSL Sub Branch has just commemorated its 100th anniversary. It's the oldest branch on the South Coast, south of Wollongong and last week a number of guests were invited to celebrate the occasion. A cake was cut by 101 year old veteran Joy Norris from Greenwell Point who served in...

New LED streetlights for Shoalhaven

Shoalhaven City Council is expected to save $235,000 a year, by upgrading many of the region's residential streetlights. Council with the assistance of Endeavour Energy and the NSW Government will be replacing more than half of these with energy-efficient LEDs. Mayor Amanda Findley says the initiative will help them achieve a net-zero...

Councillors to consider water restrictions

Shoalhaven Council staff are recommending that Councillors approve level one water restrictions from next month, whether or not the trigger levels in the Drought Management Plan are met. Council will make their decision at tonight's Development & Environment Committee meeting which gets underway at 5pm. Our three dams are currently at around...

Stolen firearm found in Nowra

A firearm which was stolen earlier this year has been found by police in Nowra. Back in February, three guns were stolen from a home in Pyree. Around 3pm yesterday, Officers from the South Coast Police District went to a property on Abergeldie Street, Nowra and searched a caravan at the rear...

Possibility of warning signs being scrapped

Warning signs for fixed and mobile speed cameras could soon been scrapped under a proposal by the state government. The Roads Minister argues expert advice suggests removing the signs could save lives. An auditor general's report last year recommended scrapping the signs for mobile speed cameras, but the state government ruled it...

Four wheel drive enthusiasts in search of home

A group called South Coast 4x4 Beach Access Supporters is seeking feedback from locals about using remote sections of Seven Mile Beach and Jervis Bay for four wheel driving. The group has already approached Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery, about using Windang Beach. But at this stage he's remaining sceptical about the...

Firearms prohibition order conducted at Mollymook

A man has faced Nowra Local Court after Police allegedly uncovered a firearm, ammunition, and drugs during a search of a property at Mollymook. Around 7am on Friday, Officers from South Coast Police District conducted a Firearms Prohibition Order and arrested a 25 year old man. He was taken to Ulladulla Police...