Shoalhaven News

Million dollar win for Sanctuary Point man

A Sanctuary Point man has won a million dollars in last night's lotto draw. The retiree, purchased the winning division one entry from Sanctuary Point Newsagency He's told the Lott, the win will enable him to relax and enjoy every moment of his retirement. The man intends spending more time travelling overseas, possibly...

New artificial reef off the Illawarra

Two 12 metre steel structures have been placed in the ocean off Perkins Beach to provide a new habitat for many species of fish. The Department of Primary Industries worked over two days to put the structures in place. They were towed by a tug, flooded and dropped more than 30 metres...

Alleged thief nabbed by South Coast PD

A man has been caught allegedly breaking into a home at Hyams Beach. Police allege early yesterday morning a 30-year-old man stole a vehicle from a premises in Condobolin, in the state's Central West, drove down to Jervis Bay and attempted to break into a home on Tulip Street. South Coast PD...

Nowra celebration for F.A.S.T survivor

As National Stroke week continues a Shoalhaven survivor will thank those whose quick action helped save her life. Today in Nowra Kim Wormleaton will be reunited with the paramedics involved and name's her husband IAN as her F.A.S.T hero after he recognised she was having a stroke in June 2017 and...

Strike Force Adnamira building momentum

Police have now charged five people, following investigations into drug supply on the South Coast. The most recent arrest included a 41 year old woman in Nowra on Friday. She was charged with two counts of supply prohibited drug and has been refused bail. The other four arrests include: A 26-year-old man was arrested...

Sydney takes Shoalhaven water

It's claimed water is being unfairly taken from the Shoalhaven River to prop up Sydney's supply much earlier than needed. The move has been condemned by Independent MLC and Shoalhaven resident JUSTIN FIELD who says they've been doing it since September 2018 and it's a clear misuse of the government's powers. Mr...

NSW Netball expands to include South Coast Blaze

The South Coast Blaze will join the Netball NSW Premier League in an expanded competition next year. The Blaze is backed by the Illawarra, Kiama and Shoalhaven Netball Associations, the Illawarra Academy of Sport and UOW. They've been added to the premiership along with the Capital Spirit from Canberra. Netball NSW said the...

Wanted by South Coast police

South Coast police are asking for our help as they search for a man wanted for several offences. Forty-one-year-old  CHRISTOPHER FEENEY was involved in a pursuit with police through Eden about 9:30am on Tuesday August 28..  whilst driving a blue Ford Territory registration number BG-12-PA. Police say he's currently on parole and...

Travolta to arrive in Australia at the start of November

Hollywood star John Travolta is planning his itinerary ahead of his arrival at Shellharbour Airport when he hands over his Boeing 707 to HARS. HARS maintains a mountain of paperwork must still be completed before an exact date is locked in. Late November is the mark although Travolta will be in Australia...

Electric car fleet for Shoalhaven Council

Shoalhaven City Council will today introduce its new fleet of electric vehicles. Mayor AMANDA FINDLEY says three Hyundai Kona Electric cars are to be trialled." And the trial is to work out if there are cost benefits to council to having electric vehicles in the fleet. And that's in relation to...