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Soak up the music from your own car at Bulli Showground drive-in concert

CATCH some great bands and soak up the music concert atmosphere from the comfort of your own car this August at Bulli. Wollongong City Council, with media partners i98FM and WIN and sponsor Horizon Bank, are holding the special drive-in concert on Sunday August 2 August at Bulli Showground. The event features indie folk band … Continue reading

Teenagers’ close encounter with shark at Waniora Point, Bulli

    Incredible footage has surfaced of teenage siblings’ close encounter with a shark while snorkelling off Waniora Point, Bulli on Sunday. The video shows the shark following close to the pair before turning quickly away. The two teenagers were left shaken after the incident. Taia Hanley, 16, and sibling, Baxter, 13, were out spearfishing … Continue reading

Body of missing man recovered from the ocean near Corrimal this afternoon

THE body of a man who went missing after a boat capsized in the ocean at Bulli yesterday has been recovered. The boat, carrying four people, capsized near Waniora Point about 6.20pm yesterday (Saturday June 6). Wollongong police with assistance from the Marine Area Command, PolAir, the Toll Ambulance helicopter, Marine Rescue and Surf Life … Continue reading

Child’s body found in capsized boat off Bulli, search for missing man continues

THE body of a child has been recovered from a capsized boat during a search off Bulli today. About 6.20pm yesterday (Saturday June 6), a boat carrying four people capsized off Waniora Point, near the Bulli ocean pools. Wollongong police – with assistance from the Marine Area Command, PolAir, the Toll Ambulance helicopter, Marine Rescue … Continue reading

Search continues after boat capsizes off Bulli last night – child and man missing

A search has resumed this morning for a missing man and child after a boat capsized off the coast at Bulli yesterday. The boat, carrying four people, capsized near Sandon Point about 6.20pm on Saturday, June 6, sparking a major search operation involving Wollongong Police, Marine Area Command, PolAir, Toll Ambulance helicopter and Surf Life … Continue reading

Expect more police on our roads and more visitors to our beaches over long weekend

  AS the long-weekend approaches, residents of the northern beaches are bracing themselves for an influx of visitors, prompting a warning from Wollongong Lord Mayor, Gordon Bradbury. “To those who are looking to come to our city from outside the area, I say, welcome and thank you for joining us. We just ask while you’re … Continue reading

Bulli High School connection in soldiers’ Afghanistan deployment reunion

  Old friends, Brigadier Ed Smeaton and Private Conar Partridge, have been reunited at Camp Qargha in Kabul, Afghanistan, during their deployment to Operation Highroad. Task Group Afghanistan Commander, Brigadier Smeaton, has known Guardian Angel Private Partridge’s parents, Mitch and Karen, for 37 years – Mitch Partridge and Brigadier Smeaton were in the same year … Continue reading

Sandon Point tree vandalism condemned and labelled as desecration of sacred land

RECENT acts of vegetation clearing within and around the Sandon Point Aboriginal Place has been condemned by Wollongong City Council. The vandalism was within and alongside the area that is currently temporarily fenced off at Sandon Point. Over the past two weeks trees and shrubs have been sawn in half and other plants significantly damaged … Continue reading

Car thefts in north lead to a number of arrests and two separate police chases

THREE people have been charged with offences allegedly committed in a vehicle stolen from Corrimal on Saturday, while in a separate incident, two men and a woman have been arrested after a BMW failed to pay for fuel at Bulli, and lead police on a chase up Bulli Pass on Wednesday. On Saturday, a Kia … Continue reading

Peculiar cloud creates plenty of social media interest

  Social media was flooded with images of a strange cloud formation over the northern Illawarra this afternoon. The peculiar “long cloud” is said to have formed from an extremely low moving weather front over the ocean. This fantastic image was captured by Bulli photographer, Jane Gallagher between Sandon and Waniora Points today.

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