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Public warned not to enter Bellambi Lagoon due to health risk

LOW water levels and warmer water temperatures are behind the recent number of dead fish in Bellambi Lagoon an investigation has found. NSW Health and Sydney Water has confirmed that the fish kill was not related to sewerage contamination. However, while the water levels and quality are low, and drought conditions persist, Wollongong City Council … Continue reading

Bellambi ocean pool opens ahead of tomorrow’s scorcher

BELLAMBI Rock Pool has reopened ahead of tomorrow’s forecast high temperatures, following an extensive refurbishment. The pool was closed to the public in May for the project to upgrade and refurbish its concourse. At the same time Wollongong City Council reconstructed the seawall to the north of the pool. Work wrapped up on the project … Continue reading

Bellambi pool could be ready before Christmas, as dune work gets underway at surf club

BELLAMBI Beach will be a hive of activity this week as dune works to improve safety and sightlines gets underway, and the refurbished rock pool gets an essential coat of paint. The dune works are focused on a 200m stretch in front of the Bellambi Beach lifeguard tower. Wollongong City Council is re-shaping the higher … Continue reading

New book reveals the colourful tales of Bellambi and Bulli pubs

THE barmaids serving-up the beer in what is today’s Heritage Hotel at Bulli must have looked on in sheer horror as thousands of thirsty drinkers began filling the public bar on Christmas Eve 1940. To help celebrate the 130th anniversaries of the Heritage Hotel, Bulli and the Bellambi Hotel, Bellambi, ‘Time Gents’ presents the history … Continue reading

Traffic data collected at Bellambi and Fairy Meadow over next two weeks

Motorists are advised that traffic data will be collected from tomorrow on sections of the Princes Highway, Memorial Drive, Elliotts Road and Pioneer Road. Crews will set up equipment including traffic counting strips to collect traffic count data over a two week period from Wednesday December 4. Traffic monitoring cameras and field staff will also … Continue reading

Man arrested at Bellambi for allegedly supplying dugs

A MAN has been charged with supplying drugs and various stealing offences after police went to a Bellambi home yesterday. Wollongong police went to the Bellambi home about 11.30am on Wednesday, arresting a 35-year-old man for two outstanding warrants related to dealing with property the proceeds of crime. During the course of the arrest, police … Continue reading

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

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