Shoalhaven News

Shoalhaven hospital part of state-wide strike action

Staff in coast and highlands public hospitals will strike today, as they fight for tighter security in the workplace. 40 staff are assaulted each month in the state's public hospitals. JOSHUA HOWARTH from the HSU says paramedics won't bill patients, while administration, clerical and security staff will stop work for up to...

Illawarra to host English Lions

The England A cricket team is heading to the Illawarra next March. The Lions will take on a Cricket New South Wales eleven in a four day match at North Dalton Park in Wollongong starting on March 2. There is massive chance that some of the English players taking part in the 2019...

International recognition for Shoalhaven Blockstars

Shoalhaven City Council has praised the efforts of a team of local young people who came back with a trophy after competing at international level in the US. Five students aged 14-17 made up the Shoalhaven-based robotics team Blockstars and took on 68 other teams at the International US Open Tournament...

Police release video to help solve Gerringong robbery

Detectives have released CCTV vision of a vehicle of interest as they continue to investigate an armed robbery at a liquor store in Gerringong last year. About 6.30pm on Tuesday 31 July 2018, a man armed with a knife entered a bottle shop on Blackwood Street in Gerringong. The man threatened a...

Moss Vale Road to be closed for repair work

Motorists are advised of night closures from Sunday on Moss Vale Road at Cambewarra Mountain for essential slope repair work to be carried out. It will be closed from 7pm to 5am, from Sunday to Thursday, for six weeks from Sunday  August 4 - September 15, weather permitting. Detours for light vehicles...

Maiden speech for Phillips

Newly elected Member for Gilmore Fiona Phillips will make her first speech to the Australian Parliament today. Ms Phillips says she is both excited and nervous about the moment. Her speech will be broadcast live from midday over the internet. Photo:  Ms Phillips at the Kane Vandenberg Digger Day  at Rugby Park. Source: Facebook...

Police clamp down on hoons and anti-social behaviour

Numerous charges have been laid after another targeted operation by Bay and Basin police. Friday and Saturday evening it was all hands on deck for Operation Consequence focusing on drug, property and traffic offences, along with anti-social behaviour. It resulted in nine arrests and a string of charges: 3x PCA (Drink Driving), 5x...

New millionaire in Sanctuary Point

A Sanctuary Point man is a million dollars richer after winning a Saturday Lotto division one prize. He's told the Lott he intends on fulfilling his lifelong dream of buying his own home. The winning entry was purchased from Sanctuary Point Newsagency and owner Kim Battagliolo is incredibly happy for the lucky...

Bay and Basin Police station officially opens for business

The new $7.7 million Bay and Basin Police Station has been officially opened this morning by the Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliottand Police Commissioner Michael Fuller APM. Mr Elliott says the state-of-the-art facility at Sanctuary Point will be a boost for local crime fighting capabilities featuring Audio Visual Link...

Man to answer DV and pursuit charges

A man will return to Nowra local court today after spending the weekend behind bars following an alleged high speed pursuit in and around St George's Basin on Friday night. Officers were initially called to a home in Bomaderry following a domestic disturbance. Police allege the accused failed to stop in Vincentia...