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Sailability Shoalhaven’s 23rd birthday regatta - South Coast Register
Sailability Shoalhaven celebrated the 23 rd birthday of the Hansa 2.3 Sailing Dinghy over the long weekend. People came from Sydney and Victoria to attend the event, which was held at Wharf Road boat ramp on the Shoalhaven River.
End of the road: last bus makes its way down George Street - South Coast Register
There is a certain romance about the end of an era. The last Royal Easter Show at the Moore Park showgrounds; the last circuit of Sydney's widely-derided monorail; the last day of school. The last bus scheduled to rumble down George Street to Town ...
NRL Grand Final 2015 | photos, video - South Coast Register
IT'S an all-Queensland affair but where will the NRL trophy end up? Townsville or Brisbane? Will Wayne Bennett continue his run on the NRL’s biggest day and deliver the Broncos their seventh premiership? Or Will the Cowboys deliver superstar halfback ...
Parramatta shooting: How it unfolded - South Coast Register
NEWS that a 15-year-old boy had shot dead a police force employee shocked the nation. Teenager Farhad Khalil Mohammad Jabar allegedly yelled religious slogans before firing one shot in the back of the head of a police finance worker Curtis Cheng.
Injured former Newcastle Knight Alex McKinnon 'walks' with assistance | video - South Coast Register
Injured former Newcastle Knights player Alex McKinnon posted a short video clip on his Instagram account on Saturday evening that reveals encouraging progress in his rehabilitation from a "devastating spinal injury". McKinnon suffered two fractured ...
A year of practiculture: Author Rohan Anderson's insights into spring lamb - South Coast Register
The mornings have been rather crisp, the air is fresh and pure. Through the windows to the east, bright rays of sun sneak in a little earlier each day, waking me, taunting me to get up and do something useful. I wish I could lie in bed, listening to the ...
Women injured in Princes Highway accident after terminated police pursuit - South Coast Register
TWO women have been taken to hospital with minor injuries after a head-on accident on the Princes Highway at Nowra following a terminated police pursuit. Police first noticed the silver sedan in East Nowra at 8.49pm allegedly driving without headlights.
Nowra Aquatic Park opens to public - South Coast Register
ABOUT 500 people had a splashing time at the grand-opening of Nowra’s $8.4 million Aquatic Park. It was perfect summer-like weather on Saturday for the official, public opening of the pool after its extensive renovations. You could hear the screams of ...
Parramatta shooting: Gunman identified as Farhad Khalil Mohammad Jabar - South Coast Register
The teenage gunman who shot dead a NSW police employee was 15-year-old Farhad Khalil Mohammad Jabar. The teenager is understood to have been living with his family in an apartment block in North Parramatta. He is listed online as being a student at Arthur ...
Weapons and drugs found following RBT, Nowra - South Coast Register
POLICE in the Shoalhaven have arrested a man and seized a gun, knives and drugs after stopping a car for a random breath test (RBT). On Saturday morning, about 12.30am, police stopped a maroon Hyundai excel sedan for a random breath test (RBT), as part of ...
Shoalhaven Heads Red Cross market - South Coast Register
Shoalhaven Heads Red Cross held a successful market on Saturday. There were 30 stallholders selling ice cream, fairy floss, Christmas decorations, local produce, jams, pickles, plants, craft, bric-a-brac, Devonshire tea and Barbeque.
HAVE you ever seen an echidna swim? - South Coast Register
This rare sight was captured by Warrnambool woman Ash Marney on Saturday at the Hopkins River mouth while walking with a friend and her dog Zando. “We were down at the Blue Hole taking Zando for a swim near the bridge and it came marching out of the ...
Shoalhaven to prepare for bushfires - South Coast Register
LOCAL residents are reminded to ensure they are prepared for the upcoming bushfire season. As the weather warms up, risk of bushfires will increase in the area. The Shoalhaven is an area prone to large fires, as experienced at Deans Gap in early 2013.
Point Perp builds soldiers’ courage - South Coast Register
TWENTY Australian and Chinese soldiers scaled Point Perpendicular’s towering cliffs during a two week adventurous training exercise. Exercise Pandaroo was designed to build teamwork, friendship and trust between the two nations through activities in ...
Weekly South Coast police update with Anthony Jory - South Coast Register
It’s the end of the year and you are on holidays. You have set up your camp and you are having a great time. The kids are riding around on their bikes, the wife/husband/partner has gone for a walk and all is well with the world. In the evening you have a ...