Thirlmere - 2ST

Robber on the run


Police are looking for a man who broke into three businesses in Thirlmere early yesterday morning.

The offender is on the run after getting away with cash and documents.


CCTV images have been released, describing the robber as being between 173 and 188 cm tall and 80 to 90 kilograms.

Police say anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Image: NSW Police Force



Severe storm cell wreaks havoc in Wollondilly

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The Southern Highlands dodged a major bullet at the weekend.

Around 6.30pm on Saturday, a severe storm cell passed through the Wollondilly Shire, causing significant damage to homes in the Thilrmere and Tahmoor areas.

There have been more than 250 requests for assistance.

There were only two jobs in the Wingecarribee.

Incident Controller Dylan Whitelaw said cleanup efforts are expected to continue well into this week.

"We're asking people to remain patient,

"We will get to everyone,"Mr. Whitelaw said.

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Image: Wingecarribee SES Unit


Thirlmere sportsground damaged by storm

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The storm which ripped through Thirlmere on Saturday tore off the roof of the clubhouse at the local sports ground.

Wollondilly Councillor Michael Banasik who lives across the road said they can't seem to take a trick at the moment.

"We've had drought, floods, bushfires, covid and now a mini tornado,

"It's a miracle that nobody was hurt,"Councillor Banasik said.

And a number of businesses have been affected including the Loopline Pie Shop which had its roof cave in.

The roof at the local mechanic also blew off.

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Image: Thirlmere Tahmoor Senior Rugby League Football Club