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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

Boaters’ information session to be held at Bellambi Point ahead of busy summer

BOATERS who use the waters off the Illawarra coastline for recreation are being encouraged to attend an on-site information session at Bellambi Point. Wollongong City Council is organising the sessions in collaboration with NSW Police, Transport for NSW (Maritime) and Surf Life Saving Illawarra as a way to build surf and beach knowledge ahead of … Continue reading

Local surf clubs, sporting groups and community gardeners receive funding for new equipment and other upgrades

THIRROUL Surf Club will be able to purchase new gym equipment, while Woonona Community Garden will expand after 21 local community groups were awarded vital funds for improvement projects. While Thirroul Surf Club topped the list for funding ($35,000), Corrimal Public School followed a close second with a $29,200 grant for a soft-fall playground. State … 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

MP hopeful of increase in vaccination rate as first Moderna roll-out gets underway at Bellambi

THE rollout of the Moderna vaccine across Illawarra pharmacies has been welcome by Shadow Health Minister and Keira MP, Ryan Park, who says he is hopeful that it will dramatically increase the vaccination rate across the community. Earlier this week Mr Park visited Bellambi Pharmacy where the first doses of vaccines went into the arms … Continue reading

Bellambi’s fish tables to get an upgrade

THE fish won’t be thankful, but passionate anglers will welcome the news that Wollongong City Council is undertaking maintenance at Bellambi’s popular fish cleaning tables. The Council will phase the works across the five tables so that at least two tables remain available for use during the upgrade. Each table will be cleaned using fresh … Continue reading

Police appeal for information on fatal boating incident last month

POLICE are appealing for public information as investigations continue into a fatal boating incident last month. On Sunday, July 4, 2021, Wollongong police were notified after three men, who boarded a boat at Bellambi boat ramp about 2pm the previous day (Saturday, July 3, 2021), did not return as scheduled. A search commenced involving local … Continue reading

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