Shoalhaven News

Weather warning as cold fronts move in

Once again there's a severe weather warning in place for parts of the South Coast and Illawarra. The Weather Bureau is warning of damaging NW winds of up to 70kmph.. with gusts of 90k's could impact the area later today. They're being cause by a strong cold front which is expected to...

South Coast road rage turns into assault

About 9.22am on Wednesday July 17, a female became the victim of a road rage / assault incident in the car park outside the Bay cinema on Perry Street Batemans Bay. The incident may have started moments before when the male driver of he van in the above image, tried to...

AVO against woman after South Coast fire

A woman has been arrested for domestic assault after a fire destroyed a South Coast building Saturday night. Emergency services were called to the blaze in a Batehaven unit block just after 10.30. A distressed 45-year-old man was found outside with injuries to the right side of his head, sustained prior to...

Woman allegedly blows nine times over

A 34-year-old Illawarra woman has been charged after allegedly being caught almost nines times over the legal limit in Cringila. The woman allegedly crashed her Suzuki Swift into a fence around 2.20 yesterday afternoon and returned a positive roadside breath test. She was taken to Port Kembla Police station where she returned...

Top 10 Miss World Australia finish for Alana

Wollongong tradie Tijana Bundalo and Shoalhaven's Alana Byrne have both finished in the top 10 out of 29 contestants at the Miss World Australia final on the Gold Coast,  Friday night... Tijana was named top fundraiser after raising more than 25 grand for variety... In an Instagram post Alana says she walks...

Four car crash at Jaspers Brush

Emergency Services have been called to a four vehicle crash at Jasper Brush. The incident took place around 1:30pm along the Princes Highway near Isons Lane. Five Ambulance crews were called and are treating two patients for minor injuries. One of those is a child. Motorists can expect heavy traffic in the area.   IMAGE CREDIT:...

Illawarra escapee captured over 600km away

A prison inmate has been arrested more than 600km from where he was performing volunteer duties in the Illawarra this week. Police issued a state-wide appeal for assistance after the 35-year-old Sunjay Dayal was reported missing about midday on Wednesday.  Officers from Coffs / Clarence Police boarded a train at Coffs Harbour...

Shoalhaven rescue equipment stolen

Marine Rescue Shoalhaven has had its fuel trailer stolen. Sometime between Tuesday and Thursday of this week the 18-thousand dollar trailer was taken from the Pilot House at Crookhaven Heads. Described as a vital tool for volunteers saving lives on the water, it has the distinctive Marine Rescue  markings and anyone with...

Two charged with three day theft spree

Police have charged a man and woman believed to responsible for a number of alleged break and enters which took place in the Kiama area over a three day period. In the first incident on Tuesday afternoon, a white utility was stolen from Bong Bong Street. Earlier this morning, Police arrested a...

Elderly woman hit by vehicle in Nowra

An elderly woman has been taken to Shoalhaven Hospital after being hit by a car in Nowra. NSW Paramedics say the incident took place around 9:40 this morning in Berry Street. It's believed the 83 year old was trying to cross the road with her groceries at the time She suffered head injuries,...