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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

Bodies recovered after search for three missing fishermen ends in tragedy

THE bodies of three men have been recovered after their boat went missing off the coast yesterday. Family members alerted police at 6am today (Sunday, July 4, 2021), when the boat did not return as scheduled. The men were on board a boat that left Bellambi boat ramp at 2pm yesterday (Saturday 3 July 2021). … Continue reading

Temporary parking proposal designed to relieve congestion at Bellambi boat ramp

A TEMPORARY overflow boat and trailer car park proposed by Wollongong City Council, is designed to relieve congestion at Bellambi boat ramp. The proposal is the result of the growing demand for parking spaces at the boat and trailer car park. The temporary overflow car park will increase capacity at the popular spot, says Council, … Continue reading

Man arrested following Bellambi seige

A MAN has been arrested following a siege at Bellambi earlier today. Police approached a 39-year-old man on Robert Cram Drive at Bellambi about 11am today (June 1) allegedly in breach of his bail. Police will allege in court the man produced a knife and threatened them before running into a nearby house and locking … Continue reading

Warning to stay clear of beaches and rock platforms as big seas pound coast

WITH large waves measuring six to seven metres and high tides forecast over the next few days, visitors to beaches and coastal rock platforms are advised to be cautious this weekend. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued a severe weather warning for damaging surf and abnormally high tides along the coast from today until … Continue reading

Have your say on proposed bike parking rails at key northern locations

OVER 30 bike parking rails will be installed at 13 locations between Thirroul and Fairy Meadow as part of a proposal by Wollongong City Council to help encourage cycling. To help get the locations and number of bike rails right, Council is asking residents to share their feedback on the proposals. During the development of … Continue reading

Firefighters prevent Bellambi townhouse fire spreading to adjoining homes

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) battled a house fire in Whitby Mews, Bellambi overnight.  Just after 1:15 am, crews arrived at the scene to find smoke and flame issuing from the townhouse. More than 24 firefighters quickly bought the fire under control and managed to protect adjoining properties from the blaze.  Neighbours were evacuated from … Continue reading

Verge garden concept growing, with green light given for six in the north

TWELVE successful applicants are set to receive a $250 voucher to help fund new verge gardens for their community. Among them are six from the northern suburbs. Wollongong City Council’s Connecting Neighbours Grant – Verge Gardens Pilot is a trial program that encourages residents to green public land, between people’s property and the kerb. The … Continue reading

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