Shoalhaven News

Search for multi-million dollar Lotto winner

Punters on the coast and highlands are being urged to check their tickets if they entered last night's $40 million Lotto draw. A mystery unregistered entry from New South Wales took out the lot! The numbers are: 13, 32, 19, 45, 37, 24, 15   Supps: 23 & 28 Photo source: https://www.maxpixel.net/Lotto-Money-The-Number-Of-Gaming-Coupon-Game-903329

Series of car break-ins at Hyams Beach

A number stealing offences at Hyams Beach this week have led to police releasing a CCTV image of a possible suspect. Bay and Basin Police say there were several Steal From Motor Vehicle offences carried out early Monday morning. They hope releasing the photo,  captured on a security camera, will assist them...

Parents confused on cold prevention

Parents are relying on old wives' tales to prevent their child catching a cold, a national poll shows. According to the latest Child Health Poll by The Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, many parents are confused over how to keep the dreaded cold at bay. Eighty-four per cent follow strategies passed down...

Shoalhaven police would like to talk with this man

An incident on the weekend has led police to release a CCTV image of a man who may be able to help with their inquiries. Bay and Basin police say it happened at Vincentia on Sunday, but have not released further details. If you can help with the identification of the man...

Light plane crash at Braidwood

The pilot of a light plane has died in a crash while trying to land at Braidwood The incident took place just after 11:30am on a property along Nerriga Road and Police and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau have been called into investigate A witness says the pilot, who was the only...

Kiama rescue - the full story

A rock fisherman is lucky to be alive, thanks to a lifejacket and a fast response by volunteer lifesavers from Kiama Surf Life Saving Club. On Sunday 4 August, a 58-year-old male was fishing at Little Blowhole, Kiama when he lost his footing and fell into the water. Passers-by were alerted to...

Alarm as asbestos found at popular lookout

Another load of asbestos has been found dumped in the Illawarra. On Sunday authorities were alerted to two large plastic tubs and two plastic bags containing what appeared to be asbestos material dumped at Mount Pleasant Lookout near GERRINGONG. Fire and Rescue's Hazmat Unit attended along with Gerringong RFS and Police.. the...

Stolen brand-named clothes - South Coast

Police are investigating the theft of over $700 worth of clothing stolen from Salt Water Dream store at Batemans Bay. About 10am on Thursday July 25 a man entered the store and took several brand-name jumpers, shirts and jeans from the racks and when staff approached him, he ran out of...

Police operation nabs two Tomerong speedsters

A couple of drivers have been hit with whopping fines after being spotted speeding at TOMERONG. A police operation targeting inappropriate driver behaviour in the Bay and Basin, and Sanctuary Point areas carried out 62 random breath tests and detected two drivers allegedly travelling way over the speed limit on Turpentine...

Shoalhaven in top 10 at Berry Firefighting Championships

Three Shoalhaven stations have finished in the top 10 following the weekend’s Firefighter Championships in Berry. Nowra 405 walked away in third place.. 477 Ulladulla in seventh and 224 Berry got the points for tenth place. The even took place over two days to test  firefighting skills. 756 Kootingal RFS and 505 Wyong...