Shoalhaven News

A cautious approach needed when seeing elderly relatives

We're being reminded that some changes to COVID19 restrictions does not mean restrictions have been lifted. From Friday, up to two adults and their dependent children will be allowed to visit another household. And from May 11, there'll be a return of face-to-face teaching and possibly an increase in retail activity. Member for...

Big awards for Nowra & Kangaroo Valley Shows

Both the Nowra and Kangaroo Valley Shows have received recognition at the Agricultural Societies Council and the Showmen’s Guild. Kangaroo Valley Show Society received the Presidents Award for Innovation which was in recognition of a World breaking record attempt in 2019 for the number of people consuming Cheese at the same...

Social restrictions in NSW to ease as of Friday

The New South Wales Premier has announced the state will relax its COVID-19 social restrictions at the end of the working week. From this Friday, a maximum of two adults will be allowed to visit another household for social or care reasons. Those with children can also bring them to the household. "We...

Nowra - 3 men cop $1,000 COVID-19 fines

  Police have charged one person under the Public Health Act 2010 and issued 23 'COVID-19' related Penalty Infringement Notices for offences over a 24 hour period earlier this week. About 1am Sunday, three men – aged 20, 21 and 23 – attended a fast food restaurant on the Princes Highway, Nowra, and...

Rugby League - Group 7 President updates 2020 Season

Group Seven rugby League has set July one as the date to resume training, with a 12 week first grade competition penciled-in and a November 8 grand final. However those in charge say they'll be listening closely to government advice and that starting date may change. Group Seven president SCOTT McLAURIN issued...

Alleged cougher banned from Illawarra Centrelink office

 48-year-old man accused of coughing at a security guard at Centrelink in Wollongong has been granted bail. Jason Cutmore allegedly became verbally aggressive towards security staff yesterday morning before allegedly coughing in a guards face when he was asked to leave the office on Burelli Street. He pled not guilty to assault...

Arrest of alleged thief leads to warning from South Coast police

A man has been charged with stealing from motor vehicles in the Ulladulla area. Police will allege in the early hours of last Monday, property was stolen from a number of vehicles parked in residential addresses in the Ulladulla area. The incidents were reported to police and an investigation commenced by the...

Third person now charged

A third person has been charged in connection with allegedly supplying prohibited drugs into the South Coast correctional facility in South Nowra. Strike Force Draymar was set up last month to investigate reports of corrupt activity by a 50 year male employee at the Jail. He's now before the courts, as is...

Bushfire cleanup to continue

Laing O'Rourke is continuing its bushfire cleanup across the Shoalhaven. South Coast MP Shelley Hancock says clearing work will commence or continue from Monday. Heavy machinery work will be carried out between 7am-5pm on weekdays and 8am-4pm on weekends. If you haven't registered for the cleanup, phone Service NSW on 13 77 88. IMAGE...

A few changes with Island Point Rd intersection upgrade

Major work will be starting on the Princes Highway and the Island Point Road intersection from Monday May 4. This stage of work involves earthworks and pavement construction surrounding the intersection. Please take note of the following traffic changes: No access into Island Point Road for motorists travelling south on the Princes Highway....