Shoalhaven News

SES help needed in Nowra and Ulladulla

Calls for SES help from Nowra and Ulladulla as the wind picked up in strength overnight. 100K gusts lashed parts of the Illawarra... close to 90 kmph in areas of the Shoalhaven, with nine storm callouts for the SES in Nowra and eight in Ulladulla up to 5 o'clock this morning. JASON...

Help needed to find man missing for 11 years

As part of this year’s Missing Persons Week, police are renewing their appeal to locate a man who went missing from the Illawarra region more than 11 years ago. Robert Neville, also known as Bobby, was 30-years-old when he returned to his family home in Coledale on 29 September 2008 after...

Another 'big blow' on the way

We're again on the alert for damaging winds. The Weather Bureau has issued a severe weather warning  for the Illawarra and South Coast for winds averaging up to 70kmph and gusts in excess of 90 k's,  from late this afternoon or evening. They're being caused by a series of cold fronts which...

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...