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Two Day Crime Blitz in the Shoalhaven

Police from the Shoalhaven Local Area Command carried out a two day blitz last Thursday and Friday targeting anti social behaviour, alcohol and drug related crime and traffic enforcement. Support from the State Protection Dog Unit was also called in. During the operation three people were found with drugs, four were arrested...

Second linear accelerator for the Shoalhaven Cancer Centre

This year's Relay 4 Life was extra special for Kiama MP Gareth Ward who's mother is going through breast cancer treatment. She finished her last round of chemotherapy treatment last week. Mr. Ward and South Coast MP Shelley Hancock announced at the weekend that the second linear accelerator for the Shoalhaven Cancer...

Locals get behind Shoalhaven Nowra Relay 4 Life

Relay 4 Life at the Nowra Show grounds was another massive success. The two top fundraising teams were Bollywood Blossoms with $17,840 and the Classy Clowns with $10,200. After 13 years, organisers have now raised just under $2.5 million dollars for cancer treatment. Committee Member Jacquie Ney says it's all about getting involved.

Aerial Patrols To Resume Soon

The Australian Aerial Beach Patrol service should be back in the air shortly. The service was grounded following the resignation of its chief pilot earlier this year. General Manager Harry Mitchell says he's hopeful the Civil Aviation Safety Authority will clear the way for the service to resume operations.Mr Mitchell...

Navy Rescue Team Returns From Fiji

Personnel from Number 808 Squadron will return to HMAS Albatross after a five-week deployment on Operation Fiji Assist – the Australian Defence Force’s humanitarian assistance relief to Fiji in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Winston. Two MRH-90 helicopters, seven aircrew and 16 engineers departed HMAS Albatross in February to join a...

Nowra's Relay For Life Inspires Us All

Tomorrow is Nowra's Relay For Life, with residents taking part in one of the Cancer Council's most important fundraising campaigns and one of the biggest community charity events in the Shoalhaven The event kicks off for a marathon 24 hours of running and walking at the Nowra Shwoground tomorrow (2...

Helicopters To Survey Shoalhaven Power Network

Residents in the Shoalhaven region can expect to see helicopters surveying powerlines over coming weeks. The surveys signal the start of Endeavour Energy’s annual preparations to keep the Shoalhaven safe by managing the risk of bushfires around its network. “Every year we inspect our network in areas prone to bushfires to repair...

New Scheme To Take Rent From Benefits

The Shoalhaven's high rate of homelessness may be stemmed with a proposal to deduct rent from Centrelink benefits to stop families falling behind in their rent and ending up relying on homeless services. The plan will be aired ahead of today’s meeting of State, Territory and Commonwealth ministers. NSW Minister for...

Surfer Survives Shark Attack At Bombo Beach

A young surfer is in a serious but stable condition after he was attacked by a shark at Bombo beach last night. Beachgoers have been praised for stemming the bleeding from a bite wound to the man's thigh as they waited for paramedics to arrive following the incident at about...

Surfer Lucky To Survive Shark Attack

Surf lifesavers are warning beachgoers to be aware of conditions after a surfer suffered serious leg injuries in a shark attack at Bombo Beach last night. A 22 year old man is in a serious but stable condition in St Georges hospital. after the incident and is expected to recover,...