Shoalhaven News

Elderly woman hit by vehicle in Nowra

An elderly woman has been taken to Shoalhaven Hospital after being hit by a car in Nowra. NSW Paramedics say the incident took place around 9:40 this morning in Berry Street. It's believed the 83 year old was trying to cross the road with her groceries at the time She suffered head injuries,...

South Coast and Illawarra in Top 10 for visitors

The latest national visitor survey has revealed the Illawarra and South Coast are in the top ten for most visited destinations.  The survey shows that for the year ending March 2019, Aussies took 109 million overnight trips around the country and spent a record $75 billion, up 14 per cent on...

Search for Illawarra escapee

We're being asked to keep an eye out for an escaped prisoner. Thirty-five-year-old SUNJAY DAYAL went missing while participating in a community project in the Illawarra on Wednesday. He's described as being of Indian Sub-Continental appearance, 170cm tall, of thin build with black hair and brown eyes. If anyone spots him they're urged...

Search for dashcam footage or witnesses

Police are trying track down dash cam footage or any witnesses who saw a two vehicle crash at Jamberoo which left a motorcyclist with serious injuries. Just after 2pm on Saturday July 6, Emergency Services were called to the intersection of Churchill Street and Jamberoo Mountain Road after a Mitsubishi Pajero...

Quick action stops Shoalhaven fire spreading

Shoalhaven Heads Rural Fire Brigade says it's just as well the winds died down last night. They were called to a tree alight on Beach Road. When they arrived they also discovered a small patch of grass alight on the edge of the bush.  The fire was extinguished but the crews say if...

Wind warning again

Apparently we haven't seen the last of the strong winds. The weather bureau calls them VIGOROUS winds.. we call them annoying..  The Bureau has issued a severe weather warning for some damaging NW winds to sweep into the region this evening. Once again the wind speed will average about 60 to 70kmph... with gusts...

Partial eclipse of the moon this morning

A treat for the coast and highlands this morning with a partial lunar eclipse. The eclipse began before 6, and remained visible for some time until the moon slipped below the Western horizon, while the Northern hemisphere saw the full lunar eclipse. Our next eclipse will be of the Sun on Boxing Day, after...

St Georges Basin lost and found

Emergency units responded quickly to a report of a missing woman at St Georges Basin late yesterday. Teams from  St Georges Basin SES , Huskisson Volunteer Rural Fire Brigade, Crossroads Rural Fire Brigade  and  St Georges Basin RFB were tasked with assisting the Illawarra Police Rescue Squad  with  a search &...

New 'jewel in the crown' for Sussex Inlet

The Sussex Inlet Streetscape has been officially opened. The 500-thousand dollar makeover of the CBD features upgraded footpaths, street furnishings and a new mural in Peace Park. Carrying out the official duties on Sayurday, Shoalhaven Mayor AMANDA FINDLEY says  it's another great asset for the community, giving new appeal to the coastal...

Bay and Basin police nab 10

Two unlicensed drivers and one disqualified driver were among those nabbed in a two day operation carried out by Bay and Basin Police last week. They say on Thursday and Friday nights Operation Consequence targeted  Drug, Property, Traffic offences and Anti Social Behaviour and resulted in 10 arrests. They included four for...