Balgownie

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Appeal to locate missing Balgownie teen

POLICE are appealing for public assistance to locate a teen missing from Balgownie. Caitlynn Goyen, aged 14 (pictured), was last seen leaving a home at Balgownie, about 6.15am on Friday October 14 2022. Wollongong police were notified and have commenced inquiries to locate Caitlynn. Family and police hold concerns for her welfare due to her … Continue reading

Teenager charged following investigation into death of 12-year-old boy after Towradgi crash

POLICE have charged a teenager following an investigation into the death of a 12-year-old boy after a Towradgi crash last week. A Holden Barina was reportedly travelling north on Memorial Drive when it crashed into a traffic light at the intersection of Towradgi Road about 1.35am on Tuesday, October 4. Officers at nearby Corrimal Police … Continue reading

New playgrounds ready for action at Bulli Beach, Clifton and Balgownie

GOOD news for children and families as fencing is removed around three upgraded playgrounds at Bulli Beach Reserve, Rae Crescent Reserve Balgownie and Rube Hargrave Park Clifton. Wollongong City Council has completed the upgrades to the three playgrounds and they are ready for people to enjoy this weekend. It’s all part of Council’s strategy to … Continue reading

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

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