Balgownie

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Five new playgrounds for the northern suburbs

OVER the next few months five playgrounds in the northern suburbs will be replaced by Wollongong City Council. From now till the end of the financial year, Council is aiming to build new playgrounds at Clifton, Bulli, Russell Vale, Balgownie and Fairy Meadow. The soft fall at Thirroul Beach Reserve will also be replaced, with … Continue reading

Emergency work on Mt Ousley following extreme rainfall

Motorists are advised of upcoming traffic changes on the M1 Princes Motorway at Mount Ousley from this Sunday night for emergency work following recent rainfall. Work to install a safety barrier will be carried out from New Mount Pleasant Road northbound for about 600m. Lane closures and a reduced speed limit of 40 km/h will be … Continue reading

Elderly man stabbed while walking in Balgownie over the weekend

AN elderly man has been stabbed while out walking in Balgownie over the weekend. The 72-year-old man was walking on Wright Street, Balgownie, near the Devenish Street intersection, on Saturday, March 5, between 7.30am and 8am, when he was approached from behind. He was threatened with a knife by a man demanding cash and belongings, … Continue reading

Survey will map out the future of your local shopping centre

WHETHER it’s tiny corner stores where you go for bread and milk, or shopping centres, like Helensburgh, Corrimal, Woonona, Bulli or Thirroul, Wollongong City Council wants to get a better idea of how people use these places, what works, and what can be improved into the future. Council’s director of planning Linda Davis said local … Continue reading

Balgownie man facing serious charges after allegedly supplying prohibited drugs

A BALGOWNIE man is facing serious charges following an ongoing police investigation into the alleged supply of prohibited drugs in the Illawarra region. The 44-year-old man, along with a 37-year-old Campbelltown man, were charged after Wollongong police established Strike Force Nitrogen in August 2021 to investigate the alleged commercial supply of methylamphetamine in the Illawarra. … Continue reading

Police officer allegedly stabbed at Balgownie overnight

A WOMAN will appear in court today, one of two people charged after an officer was allegedly stabbed at Balgownie overnight. About 9.30pm yesterday (Saturday 14 August 2021), Wollongong police attended a home on Tucker Avenue, Balgownie, after reports of an earlier neighbour dispute. Police have been told, a 25-year-old man was allegedly threatened and … Continue reading

Second man charged after an alleged Balgownie armed robbery

A SECOND man has been charged following an alleged armed robbery in Balgownie earlier this year. A man armed with a firearm entered licensed premises on Balgownie Road and allegedly threatened two employees about 11pm on Monday August 17, 2020. The man demanded cash before leaving the scene on a motorcycle and riding north on … Continue reading

Man charged with Balgownie armed robbery

A MAN has been charged following an alleged armed robbery in Balgownie earlier this year. About 11pm on Monday August 17, a man, armed with a firearm, allegedly has demanded cash and threatened two employees at a licensed premises on Balgownie Road before escaping on a motorcycle and riding north on Church Street. No one … Continue reading

Five new ‘on-call’ firefighters for northern stations

AMONG the 264 who graduated from the Fire and Rescue NSW Emergency Services Academy today, five will be making their way to stations at Helensburgh, Scarborough, Thirroul and Balgownie as retained or on-call firefighters. FRNSW Commissioner Paul Baxter congratulated the new recruits at today’s ceremony. “Becoming a firefighter is no easy feat. We attract 6-8,000 … Continue reading

Man arrested after allegedly stealing jewellery and car from Balgownie home

A MAN will face court today charged with allegedly breaking into a Balgownie home and stealing jewellery and bedding, before making-off with a car parked at the property. During a patrol of the Lake Illawarra area on Wednesday (April 29), police allegedly witnessed a blue Toyota Corolla accelerate to high speeds to avoid police. The … Continue reading

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