Shoalhaven News

New millionaire in Sanctuary Point

A Sanctuary Point man is a million dollars richer after winning a Saturday Lotto division one prize. He's told the Lott he intends on fulfilling his lifelong dream of buying his own home. The winning entry was purchased from Sanctuary Point Newsagency and owner Kim Battagliolo is incredibly happy for the lucky...

Bay and Basin Police station officially opens for business

The new $7.7 million Bay and Basin Police Station has been officially opened this morning by the Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliottand Police Commissioner Michael Fuller APM. Mr Elliott says the state-of-the-art facility at Sanctuary Point will be a boost for local crime fighting capabilities featuring Audio Visual Link...

Man to answer DV and pursuit charges

A man will return to Nowra local court today after spending the weekend behind bars following an alleged high speed pursuit in and around St George's Basin on Friday night. Officers were initially called to a home in Bomaderry following a domestic disturbance. Police allege the accused failed to stop in Vincentia...

Aussie icon vandalised

Police want to talk to a man and woman after the Dog on the Tuckerbox statue in Gundagai was vandalised. Police said a motorist saw a man damaging the iconic statue on Saturday afternoon. The dog and tuckerbox were dislodged from the base of the statue, falling into the surrounding fountain. Police believe...

Final farewell for Carmel Krogh

Shoalhaven City Council is marking an end of an era with Shoalhaven Water Director Carmel Krogh checking dam levels for the last time on Friday. Carmel has spent the past twelve years with Shoalhaven City Council and Mayor Amanda Findley believes she has left a legacy on the organisation and has...

Pressure builds on Hunt after Dragons loss

St George Illawarra halfback Ben Hunt is once again in the firing line after being labelled "unprofessional" by Phil Gould in the wake of the Dragons' heartbreaking 16-14 NRL loss to South Sydney. The former NSW coach unloaded on the Dragons' marquee man who once again finds himself in the spotlight...

Tree tops good for our health

Tree canopies could be better for mental and physical health - compared to grass or low-lying plants. A study from the University of Wollongong has compared the effects of different types of greenery. It has found people were less likely to report psychological distress when exposed to a canopy once a day. Professor...

Heartbreaker hurts Dragons captain

South Sydney has heaped more misery on St George Illawarra with a last minute try giving the Bunnies a 20-16-point win at A-N-Z Stadium. The Dragons fought back from 14-2 down to snatch the lead through two tries before Souths claimed victory. Dragons five-eighth Gareth Widdop says it was a disappointing finish:"While...

Teen robbed with bladed tool

A man has been charged with an alleged armed robbery in Nowra. Just before 8 last night, a 14 year old boy was walking along Leatham Avenue, when he was approached by two men in a maroon sedan. The pair threatened the teen and demanded his mobile phone, before punching him in...

Staff locked in room during armed robbery at Sussex Inlet

Police are appealing for witnesses following the armed robbery of a club at Sussex Inlet. Shortly after 10.30 last night two armed men entered the RSL on Jacobs Drive. One armed with a firearm and sledge hammer, the second with a machete and sledge hammer - threatened six staff members and locked...