Sep 02 2012

Police have charged a man after a 13 year old boy lost part of his finger in last week's firework explosion in Goulburn.

The incident happened a week ago today, with the teenager  lighting the firework while holding it in his hand.

He was treated at Goulburn Hospital before being  taken to Sydney for specialist surgical care

During an investigation, police discovered the boy had bough the firework from a friend who  had them imported from Thailand.

A 43 year old local  man has been charged  with the possession of explosives for an unlawful purpose and will appear in Goulburn court in  October.

Sep 02 2012

Police investigating a number of sexual abuse cases during the 1980's around Braidwood wish to speak with anyone who may have also been a victim.

Last year police arrested and charged a man from the Southern Highlands area with the alleged sexual abuse of boys.

With the man facing court later this year authorities would like to speak other people who may have been abused during the 1980s or at any other time.

They can phone Crime Stoppers or Queanbeyan Police.

Aug 31 2012

The Crescent School in Goulburn is set to receive $5.5 million in funding under the Government's Building the Education Revolution.

The school caters for students with complex learning needs, who require extra attention.

As part of the improvements the facility will receive new classrooms and home bases.

Senator Ursula Stephens says it's great news for local jobs, with local and regional construction businesses to benefit from the work. 

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