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Corrimal student takes ‘honours’ in Poem Forest competition

“I came home from school that day A bird in a cage Negativity and fear wrapped up in me Then she came uninvited To this sad grass party for one My Guardian Angel?” THESE are the words that earned a student of a Corrimal primary school ‘honours’ in the 2022 Poem Forest competition. With nearly … Continue reading

Boat safety tips at Bellambi harbour community event today

FLARE and fire extinguisher demonstrations, lifejacket servicing clinics, and a bonanza of boating safety information will be part of the fun at a NSW Maritime community event today in Bellambi. NSW Maritime Director South Hendrik Clasie said Bellambi Boat Ramp will host the state’s first ‘Are You Boat Ready? Day’ event between 10am and 3pm … Continue reading

Memorial Drive between Bulli and Bellambi closed during maintenance work

MOTORISTS are advised of night closures on Memorial Drive in both directions from next week for road repair and resurfacing. Work will be carried out between 7:30pm and 5am, weather permitting. Detours will be in place via the Princes Highway and Bellambi Lane. Memorial Drive southbound will be closed between Princes Highway at Bulli and … Continue reading

Man rescued near Otford as challenging weather causes havoc across the Illawarra

EMERGENCY services were kept busy last night attending a number of flood rescues as severe weather continues to lash the Illawarra. A man was rescued last night after he was washed away in the Hacking River near Otford. A NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) crew member found the man in a nearby creek and he … Continue reading

Search resumes to find paraglider reported to have crashed off coast at Woonona

UPDATE Tuesday, June 14, 2022: The scaled back search for a paraglider who reportedly crashed into the ocean off Woonona on Saturday was called off on Monday afternoon. There have been no reports of a missing person, and water police and other agencies said they will continue to monitor the situation. A SEARCH has resumed … Continue reading

Rock fishos required to wear lifejackets between Coalcliff and Austinmer, and Bulli’s Waniora and Bellambi Points under ‘high-risk’ plan

COMMUNITY feedback is sought on a plan to have areas between Coalcliff and Austinmer, Bulli’s Waniora Point and Bellambi Point declared high-risk for rock fishing, following a resolution of Wollongong City Council. Wollongong councillors have resolved to seek stakeholder and community feedback on a proposal to ‘opt-in’ to the Rock Fishing Safety Act 2016. By … Continue reading

North bound lanes will be closed during night work on Memorial Drive

MOTORISTS are advised of night work next week on Memorial Drive between Bellambi Lane and the Princes Highway roundabout at Bulli. Work will include road resurfacing to improve safety for motorists. Work will be carried out between 7.30pm and 5am from Sunday April 3 to Tuesday April 12, weather permitting. There will be no night … Continue reading

Bellambi community worker Cath Daly named ‘Keira Woman of the Year’

THE Bellambi Neighbourhood Centre coordinator, Cath Daly has been named the 2022 ‘Keira Woman of the Year’. Cath is a passionate advocate who works tirelessly to support the community of Bellambi. Each year, the State MP for Keira, Ryan Park nominates an outstanding member of the community with the award. Mr Park said Cath’s commitment … Continue reading

Man charged after police chase through Bellambi and East Corrimal

A MAN has been charged with driving offences following a pursuit through the streets of Bellambi and East Corrimal last month. Just after 10am on (Friday January 11, 2022), officers attached to Southern Region Enforcement Squad were patrolling the Bellambi area, when they attempted to stop a Holden Astra. The Holden allegedly failed to stop, … Continue reading

Man disqualified from driving until 2041 charged with speeding and driving recklessly at Corrimal

A BELLAMBI man, disqualified from driving until 2041, has been charged after a police pursuit on Tuesday. The police highway patrol stopped a silver Holden sedan travelling on Rothery Street Corrimal about 5pm on Tuesday. Checks revealed the man behind the wheel was disqualified from driving until 2041. The driver was directed to pull over; … Continue reading

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