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Charges laid after Woonona and Bellambi police raids

SEVEN people have been charged as part of raids across the Illawarra, including at Woonona and Bellambi, as police continue investigations into alleged large-scale drug supply operations and criminal networks in the region. Strike Force Yuppara was established by detectives from Wollongong Police District to investigate the supply of prohibited drugs in the Illawarra region. … Continue reading

Dog park considered for Bellambi

A NEW off-leash dog park is under consideration for a park off Bott Drive, Bellambi. Wollongong City Council is asking the community what they think of a plan to provide three new off-leash parks. The option for three additional off-leash park areas would bring the number of these parks in in Wollongong to eight. Council … Continue reading

Clean up the north this Sunday

Got a spare hour or two this weekend? Come and lend a hand to help clean up Wollongong’s northern suburbs as part of Clean Up Australia Day. This Sunday, March 4, marks the annual event, and this year is the 28th year it’s been held in Wollongong. In 2018 community efforts will focus on waterways, roadsides, … Continue reading

Roll up your sleeves for clean up

THE community is being asked to roll up their sleeves for the 26th anniversary of Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday March 6. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery launched the event with members of the Australia Seabird Rescue organisation today (Monday). “Once again, we will be focussing on tidying-up our waterways, roadsides, parks, reserve beaches … Continue reading

Woman charged over Corrimal car chase

POLICE have charged a woman following a pursuit at Corrimal last week. About 9.40 am on Friday police attempted to pull over a Holden Commodore station wagon in Bellambi It allegedly failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated that ended at Corrimal.Two minor collisions occurred during the course of the pursuit; however, there were … Continue reading

Corrimal car chase

THREE people have been taken into custody following a police pursuit at Corrimal this morning. About 9am a shop in Coniston was held-up at gunpoint. No one was injured. A short time later police attempted to pull over a Holden Commodore station wagon in Bellambi. It allegedly failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated … Continue reading

Bellambi boy attacked by dogs

POLICE are investigating after a child was attacked by two dogs at Bellambi on Tuesday. Emergency services were called to a house in Waley Avenue about 2pm yesterday after reports of an injured child. Police have been told the 10-year-old boy entered the enclosed and gated front yard of the property, looking for his brother. It was … Continue reading

Austi arrest over Otford graffiti attack

POLICE have arrested three people after a train was vandalised in the Illawarra last month. The train was en route from Sydney to Wollongong when it stopped at Otford Railway Station about 12.40am on Saturday May 31. Police will allege in court that five people spray-painted two carriages with graffiti while it was stopped at … Continue reading

Shots fired into Bellambi house

POLICE are conducting investigations after shots were fired into a home at Bellambi in the early hours of Sunday morning. Just before 1am police were called to Whitby Mews after reports a number of shots had been fired into a townhouse No one was injured. Wollongong police established a crime scene, which wad forensically examined, and … Continue reading

Girl approached at Bellambi

POLICE are appealing for information after a teenage girl was approached by a man in Bellambi yesterday afternoon. About 4pm on Wednesday, the 13-year-old girl was walking on Pioneer Road when a green, older-model sedan with light-blue number plates pulled up beside her. Police have been told the driver asked the girl if she wanted a … Continue reading

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